MS PUL Woolner 1517

A. MS Identification Data

Accession No. 1517
Catalogue No. 385  (Vol. II, p. 28 )
PUL Subject Classification Sāṃkhya

B. Physical Description of MS

Support and Layout

Writing Support industrial paper
Condition worn/brittle  (sides brittle and partly broken, stained from moisture)

Size in mm

Folio no data available  (ratio: 5:2)

Margin Lines

Type double
Colour black

Lines and Akṣaras

Lines per Folio (from Personal Inspection) 14
Akṣaras per Line 46

Foliation and Physical Completeness of MS

Foliation (from Catalogue) 8
Foliation (from Label) 8
Foliation (from Personal Inspection) 1-3r and 6-8v are visible on the shots, last written folio is 8r

Extent of the Text Present in the MS

Extent (from Personal Inspection) beginning and end preserved

Script and Scribal Conventions

Script Devanāgarī
Style of Writing upright
No. of Hands one
Punctuation double daṇḍas


Other Emphasis highlighting with red powder

Structural Elements

Other Structural Elements underlining m.sec.  (parts of the end colophon underlined with blue coloured crayon)

Gaps and Fillers

Line Fillers ''śrī'' and ''cha'' in the last line of the last folio

Foliation etc.


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

Changes and Additions to the Text

Script Devanāgarī
Linking Method kākapāda below the line, alignment, line number added to the marginal
Style of Writing clearly m.sec.
Frequency infrequent

C. Title and Extracts

Title of Work

Title of Work
Samāsasāṃkhyasūtra with Vr̥tti
   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. II, p. 28) / PUL Label
   Source: Concluding elements (8r,6)
   Source: Text (1v,1f.)

Beginning and End of Manuscript

Namaskāra Phrase
Beginning of Text

End of Text

Concluding Elements

D. MS Data for Prosopography

Person Related to MS
Paṇḍit Gadādhara
   Source: Concluding elements (8r,7)
   Note: father of the scribe
   Relation to Manuscript: Scribe
   Source: Concluding elements (8r,7f.)

śāṃvat* 1708 varṣe posamāse [ .. ..] śuklacaturdaśyāṃ
   Source: Concluding elements (8r,7)
saṃvat 1708
   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. II, p. 28) / PUL Label