MS PUL Woolner 5343 (Tarkasaṃgrahadīpikā)

A. MS Identification Data

Accession No. 5343
Catalogue No. 154  (Vol. II, p. 11)
PUL Subject Classification Nyāya

B. Physical Description of MS

Support and Layout

Writing Support industrial paper
Condition very good  (sides of first and last folios slightly worn)

Size in mm

Folio 250 x 110
Writing Area 210 x 75

Margin Lines

Type none

String Holes

Lines and Akṣaras

Lines per Folio (from Personal Inspection) 12  (11-13)
Akṣaras per Line 42  (around 60 on last folios)

Foliation and Physical Completeness of MS

Foliation (from Catalogue) 15
Foliation (from Label) 15
Foliation (from Personal Inspection) last written folio is foliated 15v

Extent of the Text Present in the MS

Extent (from Catalogue) incomplete
Extent (from Label) incomplete
Extent (from Personal Inspection) beginning and end preserved

Script and Scribal Conventions

Script Devanāgarī
Style of Writing upright
No. of Hands more than two
Punctuation daṇḍas  (no marks on 6v)


Other Emphasis highlighting with red powder

Structural Elements

Other Structural Elements secondary underlining  (with red coloured crayon, in the beginning and the end of the MS)

Foliation etc.


Location of Foliation
various  (inconsistent and according to scribe)
Number of Hands more than two

Marginal Title Information

Abbreviation dīpikā., ta.dī., or dī.
Location verso, upper left margin, above foliation
Further Features

Changes and Additions to the Text

Place Margins
Script Devanāgarī
Linking Method kākapāda, alignment  (line numbers are added to the marginals by only one scribe)
Style of Writing upright, smaller than main text, m.sec., by two or more hands
Frequency frequent

C. Title and Extracts

Title of Work

Title of Work
Tarkasaṃgrahavyākhyā – Dīpikā
   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. II, p. 11) / PUL Label
   Source: Title Page or Title Folio (1r, nāgarī, black ink)
   Source: Concluding elements (15r,10 and 11)
Uniform Title Tarkasaṃgrahadīpikā

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. 11) / PUL Label / Concluding elements (15r,10)
Uniform Name Annambhaṭṭa

Person Related to MS
Devadhara Bhāskara
   Relation to Manuscript: Scribe
   Source: Concluding elements (15r,11)

   Place refers to: MS - Place of Writing
   Source: Concluding elements (15r,11)

pramathivatsare pauṣa([.. ..])dvitīyāyāṃ
   Time refers to: MS - Date of Writing
   Source: Concluding elements (15r,11)