MS PUL Woolner 3026 (Aparokṣānubhūtiprakāśikā)

A. MS Identification Data

Accession No. 3026
Catalogue No. 501  (Vol. II, p. 37)
Additional Nos.
PUL Subject Classification Vedānta

B. Physical Description of MS

Support and Layout

Writing Support industrial paper
Condition good  (stained from moisture)

Size in mm

Folio no data available

Margin Lines

Type none

String Holes

Lines and Akṣaras

Lines per Folio (from Personal Inspection) 11,5  (11 and 12)
Akṣaras per Line 47  (extremes of sample count: 43 and 51)

Foliation and Physical Completeness of MS

Foliation (from Catalogue) 91
Foliation (from Label) 91
Foliation (from Personal Inspection) last written folio is foliated 91v; it is succeeded by another flyleaf which was foliated 92 in advance but which is otherwise unwritten

Extent of the Text Present in the MS

Extent (from Personal Inspection) 20th adhyāya  (according to end colophon, cover board and 1r)

Script and Scribal Conventions

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


Other Emphasis highlighting with red powder

Structural Elements

Are Sections Numbered? Yes

Foliation etc.


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

Auspicious or Devotional Elements

Element śiva.
Location verso, lower right margin, above foliation

Marginal Title Information

Abbreviation ma.bhū.pra.
Location verso, upper left margin, above foliation

Changes and Additions to the Text

Script Devanāgarī
Linking Method kākapādas or short double strokes above the line, alignment
Style of Writing by at least three hands
Frequency frequent
Orpiment Yes

C. Title and Extracts

Title of Work

Title of Work
   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. II, p. 37) / PUL Label (in nāgarī)
Anubhuti Prakāśa
   Source: PUL Label (in a western hand)
Sarvopaniṣadarthā Anubhūtiprakāśa
   Source: Title Page or Title Folio (1r)
   Note: ''Sarvopaniṣadarthā'' added m.sec.
   Source: Concluding elements (91r,12)
   Note: 20th adhyāya called Devavidyā
Uniform Title Aparokṣānubhūtiprakāśikā

Beginning and End of Manuscript

Namaskāra Phrase
Beginning of Text

End of Text

Concluding Elements

D. MS Data for Prosopography

   Source: PUL Label / Concluding elements (91r,12)
   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. II, p. 37)
Uniform Name Mādhava

   Place refers to: MS - Place of Writing
   Source: Concluding elements (91v,2)
Uniform Name Varanasi

saṃvat 1862
   Time refers to: MS - Date of Writing
   Source: PUL Catalogue / PUL Label
saṃvat* 1862 śrāvaṇamāse kr̥ṣṇapakṣe 9yāṃ maṃdavāsare
   Source: Concluding elements (91v,2)