MS PUL Woolner 5132

A. MS Identification Data

Accession No. 5132
Catalogue No. 207  (Vol. II, p. 13)
Additional Nos.
PUL Subject Classification Nyāya

B. Physical Description of MS

Support and Layout

Writing Support industrial paper
Condition worn/brittle

Size in mm

Folio 260 x 120
Writing Area 235 x 90

Margin Lines

Type double
Colour black

String Holes

Lines and Akṣaras

Lines per Folio (from Personal Inspection) 16  (15-17)
Akṣaras per Line 55

Foliation and Physical Completeness of MS

Foliation (from Catalogue) 10-47
Foliation (from Label) folios 10 to 47 according to a remark on 47v
Physical Completeness incomplete

Extent of the Text Present in the MS

Extent (from Catalogue) 20,000 granthas  (sic!)
Extent (from Label) incomplete, 2000 granthas
Extent (from Personal Inspection) 2000 out of 3501 granthas  (2000 granthas according to 47v, but 3501 granthas according to the end colophon)
Textual Completeness of the Work incomplete

Script and Scribal Conventions

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


Other Emphasis highlighting with red powder  (in the end colophon)

Gaps and Fillers

Indication of Gaps gaps  (folio 10v itself has gaps in the end of three lines)
Line Fillers śrī. śrī. śrī.  (in the last line of the last folio)

Foliation etc.


Location of Foliation verso, lower right corner
Number of Hands one

Changes and Additions to the Text

Main writing area and margins
Script Devanāgarī
Linking Method kākapāda, alignment, a plus sign (+) is added to the marginals
Style of Writing upright, similar to main text, but smaller, m.sec.
Frequency infrequent

Further Special Features

Other Special Features

C. Title and Extracts

Title of Work

Title of Work
   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. II, p. 13) / PUL Label / Title Page or Title Folio (1r, pencil, nāgarī) / Concluding elements (47r,9)

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. 13) / PUL Label / Title Page or Title Folio (1r, black ink, nāgarī) / Concluding elements (47r,9)
Uniform Name Śaśadhara

Person Related to MS
paṃ. (r̥t)ū
   Relation to Manuscript: Scribe
   Source: Concluding elements (47r,10)
   Note: blurred

   Place refers to: MS - Place of Writing
   Source: Concluding elements (47r,9)
   Note: Navy Nagar in Mumbay, Maharashtra?

saṃvat 1694
   Time refers to: MS - Date of Writing
   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. II, p. 13) / PUL Label
saṃvat* 1684 varṣe phāguṇavadiradine
   Time refers to: MS - Date of Writing
   Source: Concluding elements (47r,9)