MS PUL Woolner 0656

A. MS Identification Data

Accession No. 0656
Catalogue No. 544  (Vol. II, p. 39)
Additional Nos.
PUL Subject Classification Vedānta

B. Physical Description of MS

Support and Layout

Writing Support industrial paper
Condition very good

Size in mm

Folio 370 x 160  (approximately)

Margin Lines

Type none

String Holes

Lines and Akṣaras

Lines per Folio (from Personal Inspection) 5
Akṣaras per Line 20

Foliation and Physical Completeness of MS

Foliation (from Catalogue) 17
Foliation (from Label) 17

Extent of the Text Present in the MS

Extent (from Catalogue) 102 granthas
Extent (from Label) 102 ślokas
Extent (from Personal Inspection) MS contains beginning and end colophon

Script and Scribal Conventions

Script Devanāgarī
Style of Writing upright  (remarkably big akṣaras)
No. of Hands one
Punctuation double daṇḍas


Other Emphasis highlighting  (namaskāra phrase and end colophon, dāṇḍas, śloka numberings and foliation)

Structural Elements

Are Sections Numbered? Yes  (ślokas)
Special Characters? Yes  (on 17r an ornamental drawing was made out of an erroneous akṣara or śloka numbering )

Foliation etc.


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

Changes and Additions to the Text

Place Margins  (in the margins of all four sides)
Script Devanāgarī
Linking Method short double strokes
Style of Writing small, rotated clockwise and anticlockwise to fit into the margins
Frequency frequent

Further Special Features

Other Special Features

C. Title and Extracts

Title of Work

Title of Work
   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. II, p. 39) / PUL Label
Anand Vodh Shatak
   Source: PUL Label (older PUL label on 1r)
   Source: Text (1v,2 and 17,4) / Concluding elements (written into the lower margin of 17v)

Beginning and End of Manuscript

Namaskāra Phrase
Beginning of Text

End of Text

Concluding Elements

D. MS Data for Prosopography

   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. II, p. 39) / PUL Label / Concluding elements (17v,5)

Person Related to MS
(not clearly legible)
   Source: PUL Label (older PUL label on 1r)
   Note: signature of library staff

   Time refers to: MS - Date of Acquisition
   Source: PUL Label (older PUL label on 1r)
   Note: i.e., November 12, 1923