MS PUL Woolner 1725

A. MS Identification Data

Accession No. 1725
Catalogue No. 49  (Vol. I, p. 112)
Additional Nos.
PUL Subject Classification Mīmāṃsā

B. Physical Description of MS

Support and Layout

Writing Support paper
Condition damaged  (badly water-stained; first and last folio broken but readable)

Size in mm

Folio 245 x 105
Writing Area 180 x 60

Margin Lines

Type double  (actually fourfold: two double lines)
Colour black

String Holes

Lines and Akṣaras

Lines per Folio (from Personal Inspection) 8  (7 to 9)
Akṣaras per Line 36  (extremes of sample: 33-39)

Foliation and Physical Completeness of MS

Foliation (from Catalogue) 67
Foliation (from Label) 67

Extent of the Text Present in the MS

Extent (from Personal Inspection) text begins with first sūtra 1.1.1 and ends with 12.4.40  (i.e.: first and last sūtra preserved: 1.1.1: athāto dharmajijñāsā [1v,1] and 12.4.40: anvāhāryye ca darśanāt* [37r,3f])

Script and Scribal Conventions

Script Devanāgarī
Style of Writing upright  (clear with quite modern and comparatively bold characters)
No. of Hands one
Punctuation single and double daṇḍas  (also: single daṇḍas followed by number and double daṇḍa, e.g.: | 9 ||)


Rubrication Yes  (highlighting of "ekasūtraṃ", "dvisūtraṃ", etc., with red pigment; however, no highlighting on fol. 1v)

Structural Elements

Are Sections Numbered? Yes
Other Structural Elements highlighting of phrases like "ekasūtraṃ", "dvisūtraṃ", "asmin pāde sūtrāṇi", "siddhaṃ", etc.

Foliation etc.


Location of Foliation verso, upper left and lower right corner
Number of Hands one
Further Features

Auspicious or Devotional Elements

Element rāma.  (with an abbreviation mark)
Location above right pagination

Changes and Additions to the Text

Script Devanāgarī
Linking Method kākapādas and alignment
Style of Writing size and style like main text
Frequency infrequent

Further Special Features

Other Special Features

C. Title and Extracts

Title of Work

Title of Work
Mīmāṃsāsūtra (pāṭha)
   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. I, p. 112)
Mīmāṃsāsūtra [ saṭippaṇa ] < pāṭha >
   Source: PUL Label
   Note: "saṭippaṇa" deleted and "pāṭha" inserted
   Source: Title Page or Title Folio (1r, black ink, nāgarī)
   Source: Title Page or Title Folio (last verso, black ink, nāgarī)

Beginning and End of Manuscript

Namaskāra Phrase
Beginning of Text

End of Text

Concluding Elements