MS PUL Woolner 0333 (Arthadīpikā, etc.)

A. MS Identification Data

Accession No. 0333
Catalogue No. 913  (Vol. II, p. 64)
Additional Nos.
PUL Subject Classification Vedānta

B. Physical Description of MS

Support and Layout

Writing Support industrial paper
Condition damaged  (wormholes, folios mended throughout the MS, parts of first and last leave broken and lost, parts of main text lost on 1v)

Size in mm

Folio 380 x 170
Writing Area 300 x 130

Margin Lines

Type none

String Holes

Lines and Akṣaras

Lines per Folio (from Personal Inspection) 14  (10-16)
Akṣaras per Line 54  (extremes of sample count: 51-60)

Foliation and Physical Completeness of MS

Foliation (from Catalogue) 66
Foliation (from Label) 66

Extent of the Text Present in the MS

Extent (from Personal Inspection) up to the 8th paricheda  (see end colophon)

Script and Scribal Conventions

Script Devanāgarī
Style of Writing upright
No. of Hands one
Punctuation no marks, small space  (double daṇḍas mark only the end of basic or commentary text sections)


Other Emphasis highlighting with red powder

Structural Elements

Are Sections Numbered? Yes  (the sūtras and the corresponding parts of the commentary)
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

Location verso, upper left margin, above foliation
Further Features

Changes and Additions to the Text

Main writing area and margins
Linking Method kākapāda or short double strokes above the line, alignment, line number added to the marginal
Frequency frequent

C. Title and Extracts

Title of Work

Title of Work
Vedāntaparibhāṣāvyākhyā – Vedāntaparibhāṣārthadīpikā
   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. II, p. 64)
   Note: 8th pariccheda
Vedāntaparibhāṣā savyākhyā called Vedāntaparibhāṣārthadīpikā
   Source: PUL Label
   Note: 8th pariccheda
   Source: Text (1v,3)
   Source: Concluding elements (end colophon of the basic text, 66v,10)
   Source: Concluding elements (66v, right margin)
   Note: the akṣara ''ṣā'' is eaten by insects
Vedanta Paribhasha
   Source: PUL Label (older PUL label on 1r)
Uniform Title Arthadīpikā, Vedāntaparibhāṣā

Beginning and End of Manuscript

Namaskāra Phrase
Beginning of Text

End of Text

Concluding Elements

D. MS Data for Prosopography

   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. II, p. 64) / PUL Label / Concluding elements (66v,14)
   Note: author of the commentary
Dharmarāja Dīkṣita
   Source: Concluding elements (66v,10)
   Note: author of the basic text
Nand Lal
   Source: PUL Label (older PUL label on 1r)
Uniform Name Nand Lal, Śivadatta Paṇḍita, Dharmarājādhvarīndra

Person Related to Author
   Relation to Author: Teacher
   Source: Text (1v,2) / Concluding elements (66v,14)
   Relation to Author: Other Relationships to the Author
   Source: Concluding elements (66v,14)
   Note: father's father
Dhanapati Sūri
   Relation to Author: Father
   Source: Concluding elements (66v,14)

gotrāṃgavasutāraśamite saṃvatsare śubhe phālgune sitasaptamyāṃ vr̥ṣe
   Time refers to: MS - Date of Writing
   Source: Concluding elements (66v,13)
   Note: the year is 1861
   Time refers to: MS - Date of Acquisition
   Source: PUL Label (older PUL label on 1r)
   Note: i.e., March 29, 1920