MS PUL Woolner 5022

A. MS Identification Data

Accession No. 5022
Catalogue No. 527  (Vol. II, p. 38)
PUL Subject Classification Vedānta

B. Physical Description of MS

Support and Layout

Writing Support unclassifiable paper
Condition very good  (sides slightly wavy)

Size in mm

Folio ca. 210 x 120  (2 x 4 inches according to bookseller's label)

Margin Lines

Type none

String Holes

Lines and Akṣaras

Lines per Folio (from Personal Inspection) 9  (4-9 lines, depending on the tripāṭha structure)

Foliation and Physical Completeness of MS

Foliation (from Catalogue) 28
Foliation (from Label) 28  (27 folios according to bookseller's label)
Foliation (from Personal Inspection) 28  (last folio written m.sec.)

Extent of the Text Present in the MS

Extent (from Catalogue) complete
Extent (from Personal Inspection) MS contains beginning namaskāra phrase and end colophon

Script and Scribal Conventions

Script Devanāgarī
Style of Writing upright
No. of Hands two  (recto of last folio has 6 lines written m.sec.)
Punctuation inconsistent use of daṇḍas


Other Emphasis highlighting with red powder

Structural Elements

Are Sections Numbered? Yes
Other Structural Elements tripāṭha

Foliation etc.


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

Marginal Title Information

ā.ṭī.  (only ''ā.'' on final folios)
Location verso, upper left corner, above foliation

Changes and Additions to the Text

Place Main writing area
Script Devanāgarī
Style of Writing m.sec.
Frequency infrequent  (only one single occurrence in the present sample of MS images)
Orpiment Yes  (remarkably white pigment; or are the akṣaras scratched off?)

Further Special Features

Other Special Features

C. Title and Extracts

Title of Work

Title of Work
Ātmabodha savyākhyā
   Source: PUL Label
Ātmabodha with vyākhyā
   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. II, p. 38)
Ātmavodha – with Commentry
   Source: PUL Label (Bookseller's label)
   Note: sic
Ātmabodhaprakaraṇaṃ Ṭīkā
   Source: Concluding elements (27v,9)
   Note: grammatically incorrect colophon

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. 38)
Shankar – Acharya
   Source: PUL Label (Bookseller's label)
   Source: Concluding elements (27v,8)

Person Related to Author
   Relation to Author: Teacher
   Source: Concluding elements (27v,8)

   Place refers to: MS - Place of Acquisition
   Source: Bookseller Label

saṃvat 1903
   Time refers to: MS - Date of Writing
   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. II, p. 38) / PUL Label / Concluding elements (27r,9)
Near 1850 V.S.
   Time refers to: MS - Date of Writing
   Source: Bookseller Label