MS PUL Woolner 0263 (Subodhinī)

A. MS Identification Data

Accession No. 0263
Catalogue No. 936  (Vol. II, p. 66)
Additional Nos.
PUL Subject Classification Vedānta

B. Physical Description of MS

Support and Layout

Writing Support industrial paper
Condition good  (stained, sides worn, text in good condition)

Size in mm

Folio 320 x 165
Writing Area 245 x 115

Margin Lines

Type none

String Holes

Lines and Akṣaras

Lines per Folio (from Personal Inspection) 13  (12-15)
Akṣaras per Line 37  (32-42, more on final than on first folios)

Foliation and Physical Completeness of MS

Foliation (from Catalogue) 41
Foliation (from Label) 41

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 and a small circle  (to conclude basic text and commentary)

Structural Elements

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

Gaps and Fillers

Line Fillers none; lines centered

Foliation etc.


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

Marginal Title Information

Abbreviation ve. ṭī, ve.ṭe., ve. sa. or ve.sā.
Location verso, upper left margin, above foliation
Further Features

Changes and Additions to the Text

Main writing area and margins
Script Devanāgarī
Linking Method kākapāda above the line, alignment
Style of Writing m.sec.
Frequency infrequent

Further Special Features

Other Special Features

C. Title and Extracts

Title of Work

Title of Work
Vedāntasāraṭīkā - Subodhinī
   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. II, p. 66)
Vedāntasāra savyākhyā called Subodhinī
   Source: PUL Label
Vedāṃtasārasya Dīkā ... Subodhinī
   Source: Text (1v,1)
   Note: sic
   Source: Concluding elements (41v,15f.)
Subodhani on Vedantasara
   Source: PUL Label (older label on 1r)
Uniform Title Subodhinī

Beginning and End of Manuscript

Namaskāra Phrase
Beginning of Text

End of Text

Concluding Elements

D. MS Data for Prosopography

Narasiṃhānaṃda Sarasvatī
   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. II, p. 66)
Nr̥siṃha Sarasvatī
   Source: PUL Label / Concluding elements (41v,15)
Narasiṃha Yogī
   Source: Concluding elements (41v,12)
Narsinha Sarasvati
   Source: PUL Label (older PUL label on 1r)
Uniform Name Nṛsiṃhāśrama

Person Related to Author
   Relation to Author: Teacher
   Source: Text (1v,1) / Concluding elements (41v,15)

Person Related to MS
   Source: Concluding elements (41v,11)
   Note: inciter of the commentary work
Mi(ṣṭ)imahārāja Gosvāmi
   Relation to Manuscript: Scribe
   Source: Concluding elements (41v,16)
Mukund Lal
   Relation to Manuscript: Person Responsible for Acquisition of MS
   Source: PUL Label (older PUL label on 1r)
   Note: signature
Uniform Name Mukund Lal

saṃvat 1885
   Time refers to: MS - Date of Writing
   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. II, p. 66) / PUL Label / Concluding elements (41v,16)
paṃcaśatādhike daśaśate saṃvatsarāṇāṃ punaḥ ◊ saṃjāte daśavatsare prabhuvaraśrīśālivāhe śake prāpte durmukhava{14}tsare śubhaśucau māse namatyātithau prāpte bhārgavavāsare ... 1510
   Time refers to: Work - Date of Composition
   Source: Concluding elements (41v,12f.)
16 Jnr, 1917
   Source: PUL Label (older PUL label on 1r)
   Note: the reading of the month is uncertain