MS PUL Woolner 0267 (Pāñcadaśī, etc.)

A. MS Identification Data

Accession No. 0267
Catalogue No. 662  (Vol. II, p. 46)
Additional Nos.
PUL Subject Classification Vedānta

B. Physical Description of MS

Support and Layout

Writing Support industrial paper
Condition worn/brittle  (stained, sides brittle)

Size in mm

Folio 320 x 150
Writing Area 270 x 110

Margin Lines

Type none

String Holes

Lines and Akṣaras

Lines per Folio (from Personal Inspection) 12  (11-13)

Foliation and Physical Completeness of MS

Foliation (from Catalogue) 41  (leaves 11-28 missing)
Foliation (from Label) 41  (leaves 11-28 missing)
Physical Completeness incomplete

Extent of the Text Present in the MS

Extent (from Catalogue) 5. praka  (i.e., the first five prakaraṇas)
Extent (from Label) 1 to 5 prakaraṇa  (i.e., the first five prakaraṇas)
Textual Completeness of the Work incomplete

Script and Scribal Conventions

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


Other Emphasis highlighting with red powder

Structural Elements

Are Sections Numbered? Yes

Foliation etc.


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

Marginal Title Information

Abbreviation paṃ.da.dī. or paṃ.da.ṭī.
Location verso, upper left margin, below foliation

Changes and Additions to the Text

Script Devanāgarī
Linking Method kākapādas or short double strokes (=), alignment, line number added to the marginal
Style of Writing upright, smaller than main text
Frequency infrequent

Further Special Features

Other Special Features

C. Title and Extracts

Title of Work

Title of Work
Pañcadaśīvyākhyā – Tātparyabodhinī
   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. II, p. 46)
Paṃcadaśī savyākhyā
   Source: PUL Label
   Source: Concluding elements (41v,4)
Panchadashi Prakarnam
   Source: PUL Label (older PUL label on 1r)
Uniform Title Pāñcadaśī, Tātparyabodhinī

Beginning and End of Manuscript

Namaskāra Phrase
Beginning of Text

End of Text

Concluding Elements

D. MS Data for Prosopography

   Source: Concluding elements (41v,4)
Uniform Name Rāmakṛṣṇa

Person Related to Author
Bhāratītīrtha Vidyāraṇyamuni
   Relation to Author: Teacher
   Source: Text (1v,1) / Concluding elements (41v,4)
Uniform Name Mādhava

Person Related to MS
   Relation to Manuscript: Commissioner of MS
   Source: Concluding elements (41v,5)
   Relation to Manuscript: Scribe
   Source: Concluding elements (41v,5)
Mukund Lal
   Relation to Manuscript: Person Responsible for Acquisition of MS
   Source: PUL Label (older PUL label on 1r)
   Note: signature of library staff
Uniform Name Mukund Lal

saṃvat* 1868 māghaśudidaśamyāṃ muruvāsare
   Source: Concluding elements (41v,5)
saṃvat 1868
   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. II, p. 46) / PUL Label
16 Jnr, 1917
   Source: PUL Label (older PUL label on 1r)
   Note: reading of the month is uncertain