MS PUL Woolner 7450 (Prakāśikā)

A. MS Identification Data

Accession No. 7450
Catalogue No. 163  (Vol. II, p. 11)
Additional Nos.
PUL Subject Classification Nyāya

B. Physical Description of MS

Support and Layout

Writing Support industrial paper
Condition good  (except for the first leaf which is mended and for the last flyleaf which has wormholes)

Size in mm

Folio 140 x 205  (upright format)
Writing Area 120 x 185

String Holes

Lines and Akṣaras

Lines per Folio (from Personal Inspection) 16,5  (15-18)
Akṣaras per Line 20

Foliation and Physical Completeness of MS

Foliation (from Catalogue) 48 pages
Foliation (from Label) 48

Extent of the Text Present in the MS

Extent (from Catalogue) Tejonirūpaṇa paryanta
Extent (from Label) incomplete, 4000 granthas  (Tejonirūpaṇa is complete)
Textual Completeness of the Work incomplete

Script and Scribal Conventions

Script Malayāḷam  (Drāviḍa according to PUL catalogue and label)
Style of Writing cursive
No. of Hands one  (some more folios written by three or four scribes is attached at the end of the book)

Foliation etc.


Location of Foliation
no foliation or pagination

Auspicious or Devotional Elements

Element none

Marginal Title Information

Abbreviation none

Changes and Additions to the Text

Frequency no marginalia

Further Special Features

Other Special Features

C. Title and Extracts

Title of Work

Title of Work
Tarkaḍīpikā Prakāśikā
   Source: PUL Label / Title Page or Title Folio (page 1, pencil, nāgarī)
Tarkasaṃgrahavyākhyā – Prakāśikā
   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. II, p. 11)
Uniform Title Prakāśikā

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 / Title Page or Title Folio (page 1, pencil, nāgarī)
Uniform Name Rāya Narasiṃha