MS PUL Woolner 4337 (Candrikākhaṇḍana)

A. MS Identification Data

Accession No. 4337
Catalogue No. 572  (Vol. II, p. 40)
Additional Nos.
PUL Subject Classification Vedānta  (Advaita according to 1r)

B. Physical Description of MS

Support and Layout

Writing Support industrial paper
Condition good

Size in mm

Folio 300 x 140
Writing Area 230 x 90  (approximately)

Margin Lines

Type other  (two double lines)
Colour red

String Holes

Lines and Akṣaras

Lines per Folio (from Personal Inspection) 13

Foliation and Physical Completeness of MS

Foliation (from Catalogue) 39
Foliation (from Label) 39  (39 folios also according to two records on 1r )

Extent of the Text Present in the MS

Extent (from Catalogue) incomplete
Extent (from Label) incomplete  (incomplete also according to a remark on 1r, written in Devanāgarī with pencil)
Extent (from Personal Inspection) text ends abruptly within the line  (1200 granthas are written according to a remark on 1r)
Textual Completeness of the Work incomplete

Script and Scribal Conventions

Script Tamiḻ Grantha  (Tailaṅga script according to a record on 1r, label and PUL catalogue)
Style of Writing ''fine script'' according to PUL catalogue
No. of Hands one
Punctuation double daṇḍas


Other Emphasis underlining m.sec. with red colored crayon  (on 1v)

Foliation etc.


Location of Foliation
recto (?), upper left margin
Number of Hands two  (last folio is foliated the lower right margin)
Further Features

Changes and Additions to the Text

Frequency no marginalia

Further Special Features

Illustrations, Graphs, Maps Yes  (Gaṇeśa sitting with laḍḍū, mūṣikā, paraśu and aṅkuśa in his hands and a big vase with flowers and haṃsa-like ornaments are drawn with black ink on the last folio. Two lines of invocation are written in the uper left corner of the same folio (in Devanāgarī: || śrīgaṇeśāya namaḥ || atha heraṃbaḥ prasanno bhavatu / || śrīvakratuṃḍa prasaṃnna*°). )

C. Title and Extracts

Title of Work

Title of Work
   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. II, p. 40)
   Source: PUL Label / Title Page or Title Folio (1r, once written with pencil, once with black ink)
   Note: ''Brahmasūtravyākhyā'' deleted on the label
Uniform Title Candrikākhaṇḍana

Beginning and End of Manuscript

Namaskāra Phrase
Beginning of Text

End of Text

Concluding Elements

D. MS Data for Prosopography

Surapuraṃ, Aṇṇayācārya
   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. II, p. 40) / PUL Label
Uniform Name Surapuram Veṅkaṭācārya