MS PUL Woolner 1024 (Tattvamuktāvalī)

A. MS Identification Data

Accession No. 1024
Catalogue No. 598  (Vol. II, p. 42)
PUL Subject Classification Vedānta  (according to label and catalogue: dvaita)

B. Physical Description of MS

Support and Layout

Writing Support industrial paper
Condition very good  (only a part of the lower right corner of the last folio is bitten by rodents)

Size in mm

Folio 240 x 115  (9 x 4 inches according to bookseller label)
Writing Area 195 x 80

Margin Lines

Type none

String Holes

Lines and Akṣaras

Lines per Folio (from Personal Inspection) 9  (sometimes 10)
Akṣaras per Line 35

Foliation and Physical Completeness of MS

Foliation (from Catalogue) 11
Foliation (from Label) 11  (11 according to bookseller label)
Foliation (from Personal Inspection) last written folio is 11r

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  (somewhat sloppy and cursive)
No. of Hands one
Punctuation no marks


Other Emphasis underlining with blue colored crayon m.sec.  (parts of end colophon)

Structural Elements

Are Sections Numbered? Yes

Foliation etc.


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

Auspicious or Devotional Elements

Element rāma
Location verso, right margin, above foliation

Marginal Title Information

Location verso, left margin, above foliation

Changes and Additions to the Text

Main writing area
Script Devanāgarī
Linking Method akṣara written above the line
Style of Writing similar to main text, slightly smaller, likely by the scribe of the main text
Frequency infrequent
Orpiment Yes

C. Title and Extracts

Title of Work

Title of Work
Tattvamuktāvalī Māyāvādaśatadūṣaṇī
   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. II, p. 42)
Tatvamuktāvali, Māyāvādaśatadūṣaṇī
   Source: PUL Label
Tatva Mukatavali (Mayavad-Shat-Dushani)
   Source: PUL Label (bookseller label)
   Source: Text (11r,3f.)
Tatvamuktāvalī Māyāvādaśatadūṣaṇī
   Source: Concluding elements (11r,4f.)
Uniform Title Tattvamuktāvalī

Beginning and End of Manuscript

Namaskāra Phrase
Beginning of Text

End of Text

Concluding Elements

D. MS Data for Prosopography

Gauḍapūrṇānanda Cakravartī
   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. II, p. 42) / Concluding elements (11r,4)
Pūrṇānaṃda Kavicakravarti
   Source: PUL Label
   Source: PUL Label (bookeller label)
Uniform Name Gauḍa Pūrṇānanda Cakravartin

   Place refers to: MS - Provenance
   Source: Bookseller Label
   Place refers to: MS - Place of Acquisition
   Source: Bookseller Label
Uniform Name Rajasthan, Bharatpur

1868 V.S.
   Time refers to: MS - Date of Writing
   Source: Bookseller Label
saṃ 1868 mi. pau 2
   Time refers to: MS - Date of Writing
   Source: Concluding elements (11r,5)