MS PUL Woolner 5932

A. MS Identification Data

Accession No. 5932
Catalogue No. 15  (Vol. I, p. 110)
Additional Nos.
PUL Subject Classification Mīmāṃsā

B. Physical Description of MS

Support and Layout

Writing Support paper
Condition damaged  (edges worn, stained from moisture, brittle and broken, damaged by rodents)

Size in mm

Folio 270 x 105
Writing Area 202 x 60

Margin Lines

Type other  (fourfold)
Colour black

String Holes

Lines and Akṣaras

Lines per Folio (from Personal Inspection) 9
Akṣaras per Line 25  (23-26)

Foliation and Physical Completeness of MS

Foliation (from Catalogue) 6-42  (leaves 20, 25, 28, 36, 37 and 41 missing)
Foliation (from Label) 6-42  (additional list of missing folios written with pencil on the bottom of the label: 20, 25, 28, 36, 37, 41)
Physical Completeness incomplete

Extent of the Text Present in the MS

Extent (from Catalogue) incomplete
Extent (from Label) incomplete
Extent (from Personal Inspection) incomplete

Script and Scribal Conventions

Script Devanāgarī
Style of Writing upright
No. of Hands two  (marginal corrections by another scribe)
Punctuation single and double daṇḍas


Rubrication Yes

Foliation etc.


Location of Foliation
upper left and lower right corner
Number of Hands one

Auspicious or Devotional Elements

Element rāma
Location lower right corner

Marginal Title Information

Abbreviation vā.ṭī.
Location upper left corner

Changes and Additions to the Text

Place Main writing area and margins
Script Devanāgarī
Linking Method kākapādas, line numbering  (kākapādas in the text and number of line next to the marginal)
Style of Writing smaller, same black ink
Frequency infrequent  (only folio 6v of the present sample has corrections to the first and the last line only)

C. Title and Extracts

Title of Work

Title of Work
Taṃtravārttikavyākhyā – Sarvānavadyakarī
   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. I, p. 110)
   Source: PUL Label

Beginning and End of Manuscript

Beginning of Text

End of Text

Concluding Elements

D. MS Data for Prosopography

Someśvara Bhaṭṭa
   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. I, p. 110)