MS PUL Woolner 1308 (Brahmāmr̥tavarṣiṇī)

A. MS Identification Data

Accession No. 1308
Catalogue No. 725  (Vol. II, p. 50)
Additional Nos.
PUL Subject Classification Vedānta

B. Physical Description of MS

Support and Layout

Writing Support unclassifiable paper
Condition good  (sides of first and final few folios brittle, text in perfect condition)

Size in mm

Folio no data

Margin Lines

Type none

String Holes

Lines and Akṣaras

Lines per Folio (from Personal Inspection) 12
Akṣaras per Line 40

Foliation and Physical Completeness of MS

Foliation (from Catalogue) 201
Foliation (from Label) 201
Foliation (from Personal Inspection) 201  (last written folio [recto] is foliated 201)

Extent of the Text Present in the MS

Extent (from Personal Inspection) up to adhyāya 4, pāda 4  (according to the end colophon on 201v,2)

Script and Scribal Conventions

Script Devanāgarī
Style of Writing upright
No. of Hands one
Punctuation no marks


Other Emphasis highlighting with red powder

Structural Elements

Are Sections Numbered? Yes

Foliation etc.


Location of Foliation verso, upper left and lower right margin
Number of Hands one

Auspicious or Devotional Elements

Element rāma
Location verso, lower right margin, next to the foliation

Marginal Title Information

Abbreviation sū.vr̥.
Location verso, upper left margin, above or next to the foliation

Changes and Additions to the Text

Main writing area and margins  (interlinear and in the margins of all four sides)
Script Devanāgarī
Linking Method short double strokes for glosses or commentary, kākapādas for corrections
Style of Writing smaller, upright, neat; interlinear insertions are still smaller
Frequency frequent  (especially frequent on the first two folios the margins of which are packed with glosses or commentary)

Further Special Features

Other Special Features

C. Title and Extracts

Title of Work

Title of Work
Brahmasūtravr̥tti - Brahmāmr̥tavarṣiṇī
   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. II, p. 50) / Concluding elements (201v,2 and 201v,3f.)
Brahmasūtra savyākhyā - Brahmāmr̥tavarṣiṇī
   Source: PUL Label
Uniform Title Brahmāmr̥tavarṣiṇī

Beginning and End of Manuscript

Namaskāra Phrase
Beginning of Text

End of Text

Concluding Elements
Text After Concluding Elements

D. MS Data for Prosopography

   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. II, p. 50)
Rāmānanda Sarasvatī
   Source: PUL Label / Concluding elements (201r,3)
Uniform Name Rāmānanda Sarasvatī

Person Related to Author
Mukuṃda Goviṃda
   Relation to Author: Teacher
   Source: Concluding elements (201r,3)

Person Related to MS
   Relation to Manuscript: Scribe
   Source: Concluding elements (201r,11)

saṃvat 1891
   Time refers to: MS - Date of Writing
   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. II, p. 50) / PUL Label
saṃvat* 1891 kātikasyāśite pakṣe paṃcamyāṃ budhavāsare
   Time refers to: MS - Date of Writing
   Source: Concluding elements (201r,10f.)