MS PUL Woolner 4214 (Nyāyabodhinī)

A. MS Identification Data

Accession No. 4214
Catalogue No. 167  (Vol. II, p. 11)
PUL Subject Classification Nyāya

B. Physical Description of MS

Support and Layout

Writing Support industrial paper
Condition very good  (the right hand side of the first two folios is slightly brittle)

Size in mm

Folio 150 x 190  (upright format)
Writing Area 110 x 150

Margin Lines

Type none

String Holes

Lines and Akṣaras

Lines per Folio (from Personal Inspection) 16
Akṣaras per Line 23

Foliation and Physical Completeness of MS

Foliation (from Catalogue) 17
Foliation (from Label) 17
Foliation (from Personal Inspection) last written folio is foliated 17v

Extent of the Text Present in the MS

Extent (from Label) incomplete  (''incomplete'' is underlined, but it was former crossed out; or is it meant to be crossed out twice?)
Extent (from Personal Inspection) up to śabdaparicheda; see end colophon 17v,10

Script and Scribal Conventions

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


Other Emphasis highlighting with red powder

Foliation etc.


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

Marginal Title Information

Abbreviation ta.vo.
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, line number added to the marginal
Style of Writing smaller, probably m.sec., by two different hands
Frequency frequent
Orpiment Yes

C. Title and Extracts

Title of Work

Title of Work
Tarkasaṃgrahavyākhyā – Nyāyabodhinī
   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. II, p. 11)
Tarkasaṃgrahavyākhyā Nyāyabodhinī
   Source: PUL Label / Concluding elements (17v,10 )
Uniform Title Nyāyabodhinī

Beginning and End of Manuscript

Namaskāra Phrase
Beginning of Text

End of Text

Concluding Elements

D. MS Data for Prosopography

Govardhana Bhaṭṭācārya
   Source: PUL Label / Concluding elements (17v,9)
   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. II, p. 11)
Uniform Name Govardhana Miśra

Person Related to MS
Miśra Rāma Lāla
   Relation to Manuscript: Scribe
   Source: Concluding elements (17v,11)
Mahārāja Śrī Vrajeṃdrajasamaṃta Siṃha-jī
   Relation to Manuscript: Commissioner of MS
   Source: Concluding elements (17v,12f.)
Mahārāja Bhaṭṭa-jī Durgāprasāda-jī
   Source: Concluding elements (17v,13f.)
   Note: relation unclear

   Place refers to: MS - Place of Writing
   Source: Concluding elements (17v,11)
the reign of Mahārāja Śrī Vrajeṃdrajasamaṃta Siṃha-jī
   Source: Concluding elements (17v,12f.)

saṃvat 1921
   Time refers to: MS - Date of Writing
   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. II, p. 11) / PUL Label
bhādrapadaśudi 11 caṃdravāsare saṃ. 1921
   Source: Concluding elements (17v,14)