MS PUL Woolner 0099 (Laghuvimarśinī, etc.)

A. MS Identification Data

Accession No. 0099
Catalogue No. 4  (Vol. I, p. 128)
Additional Nos.
PUL Subject Classification other  (Śaiva)

B. Physical Description of MS

Support and Layout

Writing Support industrial paper
Condition good

Size in mm

Folio 330 x 140  (approximately)
Writing Area 240 x 95  (approximately)

Margin Lines

Type none

String Holes

Lines and Akṣaras

Lines per Folio (from Personal Inspection) 13  (8-9 on folios 1-3)
Akṣaras per Line 46  (40-53, more in the end)

Foliation and Physical Completeness of MS

Foliation (from Catalogue) 25
Foliation (from Label) 25  (corrected on the label, ''24'' deleted)

Extent of the Text Present in the MS

Extent (from Catalogue) 4th āhnika
Extent (from Personal Inspection) beginning and end preserved

Script and Scribal Conventions

Script Devanāgarī
Style of Writing upright
No. of Hands one
Punctuation space


Other Emphasis highlighting with red powder  (pale)

Structural Elements

Are Sections Numbered? Yes
Other Structural Elements secondary underlining  (of parts of the begining text and the end colophon)

Foliation etc.


Location of Foliation verso, upper left margin
Number of Hands two
Further Features

Auspicious or Devotional Elements

Element oṃ śrī or śrī.
Location verso, upper left margin, above foliation  (not on the last few folios)

Marginal Title Information

Abbreviation ī pra
Location verso, upper left margin, above foliation

Changes and Additions to the Text

Place Margins
Script Devanāgarī
Linking Method kākapāda, alignment with the corrected line
Style of Writing similar to main text, slightly smaller
Frequency infrequent

Further Special Features

Other Special Features

C. Title and Extracts

Title of Work

Title of Work
Īsvarapratyabhijñā savyākhyā (Vimarśinī)
   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. I, p. 128) / PUL Label
   Source: Text (1v,5)
   Source: Concluding elements (24r,7)
Uniform Title
Laghuvimarśinī, Īśvarapratyabhijñākārikā

Beginning and End of Manuscript

Namaskāra Phrase
Beginning of Text

End of Text

Concluding Elements

D. MS Data for Prosopography

   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. I, p. 128) / PUL Label
   Source: Text (1v,6)
Uniform Name Abhinavagupta

Person Related to Author
Lakṣmaṇa Gupta
   Source: Text (1v,6)