MS PUL Woolner 0639 (Siddhāntamuktāvalī)


A. MS Identification Data

Accession No. 0639
Catalogue No. 239  (Vol. II, p. 15)
Additional Nos.
PUL Subject Classification Nyāya

B. Physical Description of MS

Support and Layout

Writing Support industrial paper
Condition very good  (first and last folios slightly stained from moisture)

Size in mm

Folio 395 x 180
Writing Area 260 x 120

Margin Lines

Type none

String Holes

Lines and Akṣaras

Lines per Folio (from Personal Inspection) 12  (constantly 12 lines throughout the MS)
Akṣaras per Line 35  (comparably constant throughout)

Foliation and Physical Completeness of MS

Foliation (from Catalogue) 63  (remark added in catalogue: Pagination is wrong)
Foliation (from Label) 63  (remark added on label: pagination wrong)
Foliation (from Personal Inspection) last written folio is 63v

Extent of the Text Present in the MS

Extent (from Label) complete
Extent (from Personal Inspection) beginning and end preserved

Script and Scribal Conventions

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

Emphasis

Other Emphasis highlighting with red powder

Structural Elements

Special Characters? Yes  (simple circular drawing before end colophon)

Foliation etc.

Foliation

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

Marginal Title Information

Abbreviation nyā.mu.
Location verso, upper left margin, above foliation

Changes and Additions to the Text

Script other
Frequency no marginalia
Characteristics

C. Title and Extracts

Title of Work

Title of Work
Nyāyamuktāvalī
   Source: Title Page or Title Folio (1r, nāgarī, black ink)
Nyāyasiddhāntamuktāvalī
   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. II, p. 15) / PUL Label
Muktawali
   Source: PUL Label (older PUL label)
Siddhāṃtamuktāvalī
   Source: Concluding elements (63r,12)
Muktāpaṃkti
   Source: Concluding elements (63v,1f.)
Uniform Title Siddhāntamuktāvalī

Beginning and End of Manuscript

Namaskāra Phrase
Beginning of Text

End of Text

Concluding Elements

D. MS Data for Prosopography


Author
Viśvanātha
   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol II, p. 15) / PUL Label
   Note: common assignment, but the work is actually by Kṛṣṇadāsa Sārvabhauma according to EIP online, l. 1179.1
Paṃcānanabhaṭṭa
   Source: Concluding elements (63r,12)
Uniform Name Viśvanātha

Person Related to MS
(not clearly legible)
   Source: PUL Label (older PUL label)
   Note: signature of library staff
Gaṃgārāma
   Relation to Manuscript: Scribe
   Source: Concluding elements (63v,2)

Place
Amr̥tasaras
   Place refers to: MS - Place of Writing
   Source: Concluding elements (63v,2)
   Note: i.e., Amritsar?
Uniform Name Amritsar

Times
saṃvat 1906
   Time refers to: MS - Date of Writing
   Source: PUL Catalogue / PUL Label
12.11.22
   Time refers to: MS - Date of Acquisition
   Source: PUL Label (older PUL label)
   Note: i.e., Dec. 11, 1922
rasavyomāṅkeṃdau makaragaravau vatsara iti bhujaṃgarkṣe kr̥ṣṇe pratipadi tithau cāṃdradivase
   Time refers to: MS - Date of Writing
   Source: Concluding elements (63v,1)
   Note: the year is 1906