MS PUL Woolner 5990

A. MS Identification Data

Accession No. 5990
Catalogue No. 859  (Vol. II, p. 62)
PUL Subject Classification Vedānta

B. Physical Description of MS

Support and Layout

Writing Support paper
Condition damaged  (large parts of paper broken, badly worm eaten throughout)

Size in mm

Folio 110 x 190
Writing Area 64 x 110

Margin Lines

Type ornamental
Colour yellow, black, red, closely surrounding the text on four sides

String Holes

Lines and Akṣaras

Lines per Folio (from Personal Inspection) 14  (some folios with 13 lines)
Akṣaras per Line 12

Foliation and Physical Completeness of MS

Foliation (from Catalogue) 320
Foliation (from Label) 320
Physical Completeness incomplete

Extent of the Text Present in the MS

Extent (from Catalogue) incomplete
Extent (from Label) incomplete

Script and Scribal Conventions

Script Śāradā
Style of Writing upright
No. of Hands one  (except for some red ink marginals)
Punctuation double daṇḍas  (written with red ink)


Other Emphasis rubrication  (text with red ink, daṇḍas black)

Foliation etc.


Location of Foliation verso, lower left corner

Marginal Title Information

Abbreviation yo.sā.  (Compare, however, the title on the folio, where "sāra", is crossed out.)
Location lower left corner

Changes and Additions to the Text

Script Śāradā
Linking Method alignment
Style of Writing smaller
Frequency infrequent

C. Title and Extracts

Title of Work

Title of Work
   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. II, p. 62)
Yogavāsiṣṭa[ sāra ]vyākhyā
   Source: PUL Label
   Note: "sāra" deleted

Beginning and End of Manuscript

Namaskāra Phrase

End of Text

Concluding Elements