MS PUL Woolner 0299 (Tattvānusaṃdhāna)

A. MS Identification Data

Accession No. 0299
Catalogue No. 612  (Vol. II, p. 43)
Additional Nos.
PUL Subject Classification Vedānta

B. Physical Description of MS

Support and Layout

Writing Support industrial paper
Condition worn/brittle  (First and final folios are worse then others, especially the right side is worn and brittle, parts of marginal text are lost.)

Size in mm

Folio 320 x 150
Writing Area 240 x 90

Margin Lines

Type double  (double red lines on the left and right hand side of the main text, single red lines above and below)
Colour red

String Holes

Lines and Akṣaras

Lines per Folio (from Personal Inspection) 8
Akṣaras per Line 30

Foliation and Physical Completeness of MS

Foliation (from Catalogue) 61
Foliation (from Label) 61
Physical Completeness complete  (according to label)

Extent of the Text Present in the MS

Extent (from Personal Inspection) beginning and end preserved, likely complete

Script and Scribal Conventions

Script Devanāgarī
Style of Writing upright
No. of Hands one
Punctuation little space, no marks


Other Emphasis highlighting with red powder, secondary underlining  (underlining with a blue coloured crayon, see 60v,4)

Gaps and Fillers

Line Fillers daṇḍas and wavy lines in the last line of the last folio

Foliation etc.


Location of Foliation verso, in mid height of the left margin and in the lower right margin
Number of Hands one
Further Features

Auspicious or Devotional Elements

Element rāma
Location verso, lower right margin, above foliation

Marginal Title Information

Abbreviation tatvā.
Location verso, upper left margin, preceding foliation
Further Features

Changes and Additions to the Text

Main writing area and margins
Script Devanāgarī
Linking Method kākapādas or short double strokes above the running text, line numbers added to the marginal, alignm
Style of Writing smaller, m.sec.
Frequency frequent  (most frequent on folio 1v)
Orpiment Yes

Further Special Features

Other Special Features

C. Title and Extracts

Title of Work

Title of Work
   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. II, p. 43)
   Source: PUL Label
Tattwá< n > Sandhán
   Source: PUL Label (older PUL label on 1r)
   Note: corrected from Tattwá
Uniform Title Tattvānusaṃdhāna

Beginning and End of Manuscript

Namaskāra Phrase
Beginning of Text

End of Text

Concluding Elements

D. MS Data for Prosopography

Mahādeva Sarasvatī
   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. II, p. 43) / PUL Label
Uniform Name Mahādevānanda Sarasvatī

Person Related to MS
Mukund Lal
   Relation to Manuscript: Other Person Related to MS
   Source: PUL Label (older PUL label on 1r)
   Note: signature of library staff
Jumanadava (ena)
   Relation to Manuscript: Scribe
   Source: Concluding elements (61r,3f.)
   Note: unclear
Uniform Name Mukund Lal

saṃvat 1867
   Time refers to: MS - Date of Writing
   Source: PUL Catalogue / PUL Label
16th Jany 1920
   Time refers to: MS - Date of Acquisition
   Source: PUL Label (older PUL label on 1r)