MS PUL Woolner 8118

A. MS Identification Data

Accession No. 8118
Catalogue No. 27  (Vol. II, p. 3)
Additional Nos.
PUL Subject Classification Nyāya

B. Physical Description of MS

Support and Layout

Writing Support industrial paper
Condition good  (upper and lower sides affected by moisture)

Size in mm

Folio 270 x 120
Writing Area 205 x 70

Margin Lines

Type other  (two double lines)
Colour black

String Holes

Lines and Akṣaras

Lines per Folio (from Personal Inspection) 11
Akṣaras per Line 43

Foliation and Physical Completeness of MS

Foliation (from Catalogue) 16  (folio 1 missing)
Foliation (from Label) 16  (folio 1 missing)
Foliation (from Personal Inspection) MS begins with folio 2r and ends 16v
Physical Completeness incomplete

Extent of the Text Present in the MS

Extent (from Label) 400 granthas
Extent (from Personal Inspection) beginning of the text is missing
Textual Completeness of the Work incomplete

Script and Scribal Conventions

Script Devanāgarī
Style of Writing upright
No. of Hands one
Punctuation single and double daṇḍas


Other Emphasis highlighting with red powder

Gaps and Fillers

Line Fillers single line filling daṇḍas

Foliation etc.


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

Marginal Title Information

Abbreviation viṃ.ṭī., viṃ.u.ṭī., viṃ.u.ṭa. or ṭa.viṃ.u.pra.  (some folios without)
Location verso, upper left margin, above foliation

Changes and Additions to the Text

Main writing area and margins
Script Devanāgarī
Linking Method kākapāda, alignment, somtimes the line number is added to the marginals
Style of Writing upright, similar to main text, by the scribe of the main text and m.sec.
Frequency infrequent
Orpiment Yes

C. Title and Extracts

Title of Work

Title of Work
   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. II, p. 3) / PUL Label / Concluding elements (16v,4)

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. 3) / PUL Label / Concluding elements (16v,4)
Uniform Name Pragalbha

Person Related to MS
Mohana Brāhmaṇa
   Relation to Manuscript: Scribe
   Source: Concluding elements (16v,5f.)

   Place refers to: MS - Place of Writing
   Source: Concluding elements (16v,5)
Vārāhasamīpe uttarabhāge
   Place refers to: MS - Place of Writing
   Source: Concluding elements (16v,6)
Uniform Name Varanasi

saṃ. 1667
   Time refers to: MS - Date of Writing
   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. II, p. 3) / PUL Label
saṃvat* 1667 samaye āṣāḍhavadi 14 śanivāra
   Time refers to: MS - Date of Writing
   Source: Concluding elements (16v,5)