MS PUL Woolner 8119 (Nañvāda)

A. MS Identification Data

Accession No. 8119
Catalogue No. 196  (Vol. II, p. 13)
Additional Nos.
PUL Subject Classification Nyāya

B. Physical Description of MS

Support and Layout

Writing Support industrial paper
Condition very good

Size in mm

Folio 265 x 120
Writing Area 200 x 80

Margin Lines

Type other  (two double lines)
Colour black

String Holes

Lines and Akṣaras

Lines per Folio (from Personal Inspection) 12
Akṣaras per Line 34

Foliation and Physical Completeness of MS

Foliation (from Catalogue) 3
Foliation (from Label) 3
Foliation (from Personal Inspection) 3  (completely digitized)
Physical Completeness complete

Extent of the Text Present in the MS

Extent (from Label) complete
Textual Completeness of the Work complete

Script and Scribal Conventions

Script Devanāgarī
Style of Writing upright
No. of Hands one
Punctuation 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
Further Features

Auspicious or Devotional Elements

Element śivaḥ
Location verso, lower right margin, above foliation

Marginal Title Information

Abbreviation nañvāda  (and bhū(la)śiromaṇiḥ on , 1v, bhū(la)śi. on 2v, bhū(.. ..) on 3v; not clearly legible on the digital images)
Location verso, upper left corner, above foliation

Changes and Additions to the Text

Place Margins
Script Devanāgarī
Linking Method kākapāda, alignment, line number added to the marginals
Style of Writing upright, written by the scribe of the main text and by another hand
Frequency frequent
Orpiment Yes

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) / Concluding elements (3v,2f.)
Uniform Title Nañvāda

Beginning and End of Manuscript

Namaskāra Phrase
Beginning of Text

End of Text

Concluding Elements
Text After Concluding Elements

D. MS Data for Prosopography

   Source: PUL Label
Śiromaṇi Raghunātha
   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. II, p. 13)
Śiromaṇi Bhaṭṭācārya
   Source: Concluding elements (3v,2)
Uniform Name Raghunātha Śiromaṇi

Person Related to MS
Śivabhadra Dīkṣita
   Relation to Manuscript: Previous Owner of MS
   Source: Title Page or Title Folio (1r)
Gauḍa Svāmin
   Source: Title Page or Title Folio (1r)
   Note: Śivabhadra's Teacher
Bāla Mukuṃda
   Relation to Manuscript: Scribe
   Source: Concluding elements (3v,6 and post colophon)
Vāmanabhadra Dīkṣita
   Source: Concluding elements (3v,6)
   Note: father of the scribe
   Source: Concluding elements (postcolophon information)
   Note: father of the scribe

saṃ. 1806
   Time refers to: MS - Date of Writing
   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. II, p. 13)
V 180[ 6 ]< 4 >
   Time refers to: MS - Date of Writing
   Source: PUL Label / Title Page or Title Folio (1r)
   Note: last number corrected from 6 to 4; similar on 1r
saṃvat* 1806 śake 1971 | śrāvaṇamāsi sitetarapakṣe ekādaśyāṃ tithau gī(rvā)ṇaguruvāsare
   Source: Concluding elements (3v,5)