MS PUL Woolner 4716

A. MS Identification Data

Accession No. 4716
Catalogue No. 922  (Vol. II, p. 65 )
PUL Subject Classification Vedānta

B. Physical Description of MS

Support and Layout

Writing Support industrial paper
Condition worn/brittle

Size in mm

Folio 250 x 115  (10 x 4, inches according to bookseller label)
Writing Area 210 x 90

Margin Lines

Type none

String Holes

Lines and Akṣaras

Lines per Folio (from Personal Inspection) 11  (10-12)
Akṣaras per Line 30

Foliation and Physical Completeness of MS

Foliation (from Catalogue) 9; 18  (''Two cops.'', i.e., two copies collected in one MS)
Foliation (from Label) 18 + 9

Extent of the Text Present in the MS

Extent (from Label) incomplete

Script and Scribal Conventions

Script Devanāgarī
Style of Writing upright
No. of Hands one
Punctuation dots or small circles in mid height of the line


Other Emphasis highlighting with red powder

Structural Elements

Are Sections Numbered? Yes

Gaps and Fillers

Indication of Gaps śirolekhās only

Foliation etc.


Location of Foliation verso, lower right corner  (not on every folio, possibly broken off on some)
Number of Hands one

Changes and Additions to the Text

Script Devanāgarī
Linking Method kākapādas or short double strokes above the line, alignment
Style of Writing clearly m.sec.
Frequency frequent

C. Title and Extracts

Title of Work

Title of Work
Svānubhūtivākya (Vedāntaviṣaya)
   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. II, p. 65)
Svānubhūtivākya, Vedāntaviṣaya, Vedāntagraṃtha Vyākhyā
   Source: PUL Label
   Note: The title of the work, it seems, was not quite clear to the PUL librarians. ''Svānubhūtivākya'' is written between parentheses.
Yoga-Granth No. 1
   Source: PUL Label (booksller label)
   Note: two copies of the same work are collected in this MS acc. to the PUL cataloge

Beginning and End of Manuscript

Namaskāra Phrase
Beginning of Text

End of Text

Concluding Elements

D. MS Data for Prosopography

   Place refers to: MS - Provenance
   Source: Bookseller Label
   Place refers to: MS - Place of Acquisition
   Source: Bookseller Label
Uniform Name Varanasi, Mathura

near 1850 V.S.
   Source: Bookseller Label