MS PUL Woolner 4353


A. MS Identification Data

Accession No. 4353  (Wrong Accession No.! This is PUL W 4354.)
Catalogue No. 944  (Vol. II, p. 66)
Additional Nos.
PUL Subject Classification Vedānta

B. Physical Description of MS

Support and Layout

Writing Support industrial paper
Condition worn/brittle

Size in mm

Folio 295 x 120
Writing Area 230 x 100

Margin Lines

Type other  (four fine lines, supposed to be two double lines)
Colour black

String Holes

Lines and Akṣaras

Lines per Folio (from Personal Inspection) 14  (11-17)
Akṣaras per Line 43  (40-46)

Foliation and Physical Completeness of MS

Foliation (from Catalogue) 131
Foliation (from Label) 131  (leaves 30 and 31 missing)
Physical Completeness incomplete

Extent of the Text Present in the MS

Extent (from Catalogue) incomplete
Extent (from Label) incomplete
Textual Completeness of the Work incomplete

Script and Scribal Conventions

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

Emphasis

Other Emphasis highlighting with red powder

Structural Elements

New Section on New Side/Folio? Yes
Other Structural Elements tripāṭha

Foliation etc.

Foliation

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

Auspicious or Devotional Elements

Element rāma
Location verso, lower right margin, above foliation

Marginal Title Information

Abbreviation ve.mu., ve.ṭī., or ve.mu.ṭī.
Location verso, upper left margin, above foliation
Further Features

Changes and Additions to the Text

Place
Main writing area and margins
Script Devanāgarī
Linking Method kākapādas or short double strokes above the line, alignment, line number added to the marginal
Style of Writing clearly m.sec., partly smaller than main text
Frequency frequent
Characteristics
Orpiment Yes

C. Title and Extracts

Title of Work

Title of Work
Vedāntasiddhāntamuktāvalīvyākhyā
   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. II, p. 66)
Vedāntasiddhāntamuktāvalī savyākhyā
   Source: PUL Label
Vedāṃtamuktāvalī(..) saṭīkā
   Source: Title Page or Title Folio (131v, black ink, nāgarī)
Siddhāṃtamuktāvalī with the Ṭikā titled Siddhāṃtadīpikā
   Source: Title Page or Title Folio (1r and 131v)
   Note: 131v reads -ṭippaṇy- for ṭīkā
Siddhāṃtamuktāvalī
   Source: Concluding elements (end colophon of the basic text, 131r,7)
Vedāṃtasiddhāṃtamuktāvalīṭīkā Siddhāṃtadīpikā
   Source: Concluding elements (131r,10)
Siddhāṃtadīpikā
   Source: Concluding elements (end colophon of the basic text, 131r,9)

Beginning and End of Manuscript

Namaskāra Phrase
Beginning of Text

End of Text

Concluding Elements

D. MS Data for Prosopography


Author
Prakāśānanda
   Source: PUL Label / Title Page or Title Folio (131v) / Concluding elements (131r,7)
   Note: author of the basic text
Nānādīkṣita
   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. II, p. 66) / PUL Label / Title Page or Title Folio (131v) / Concluding elements (131,r,10)
   Note: author of the commentary

Person Related to Author
Jñānānaṃda
   Relation to Author: Teacher
   Source: Concluding elements (131r,7)
   Note: Prakāśānanda's teacher
Prakāśānaṃda
   Relation to Author: Teacher
   Source: Concluding elements (131r,10)
   Note: Nānādīkṣita's teacher and author of the basic text

Person Related to MS
Hari
   Relation to Manuscript: Previous Owner of MS
   Source: Title Page or Title Folio (1r and 131v)
Janārdana
   Relation to Manuscript: Other Person Related to MS
   Source: Title Page or Title Folio (1r and 131v)
   Note: father of the scribe
Rāmadāsa Gosvāmi
   Relation to Manuscript: Other Person Related to MS
   Source: Title Page or Title Folio (1r and 131v)
   Note: father of Janārdana