MS PUL Woolner 6053 (Tātparyabodhinī)

A. MS Identification Data

Accession No. 6053
Catalogue No. 652  (Vol. II, p. 45)
PUL Subject Classification Vedānta

B. Physical Description of MS

Support and Layout

Writing Support paper
Condition good  (stained from moisture)

Size in mm

Folio 327 x 185
Writing Area 230 x 84

Margin Lines

Type double  (actually fourfold, i.e., two double lines; remarkably straight and exact)
Colour red

String Holes

Lines and Akṣaras

Lines per Folio (from Personal Inspection) 7  (6 to 7; commentary text written above and below one to three centered middle lines [stanzas])
Akṣaras per Line 35  (30-39)

Foliation and Physical Completeness of MS

Foliation (from Catalogue) 474
Foliation (from Label) 474

Extent of the Text Present in the MS

Extent (from Label) complete

Script and Scribal Conventions

Script Devanāgarī
Style of Writing upright
Punctuation space, double daṇḍas


Rubrication Yes  (numberings and pratīkas)

Structural Elements

Are Sections Numbered? Yes  (stanzas and corresponding parts of the commentary)
Other Structural Elements space and double daṇḍas

Gaps and Fillers

Line Fillers filled  (with double daṇḍas and auspicious "rāma")

Foliation etc.


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

Auspicious or Devotional Elements

Element heraṃba.
Location verso, lower right corner

Marginal Title Information

Abbreviation mahāvi. / viṣayā.  (on first and last folio(s) respectively)
Location verso, upper left corner

Changes and Additions to the Text

Main writing area  (between basic and commentary text in the tripāṭha structure)
Script Devanāgarī
Linking Method kākapāda
Style of Writing fine, pale, written with pencil
Frequency infrequent
Orpiment Yes

Further Special Features

Other Special Features

C. Title and Extracts

Title of Work

Title of Work
Paṃcadaśīvyākhyā – Tātparyabodhinī
   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. II, p. 45)
   Source: PUL Label
   Source: Concluding elements (8r,7)
   Source: Concluding elements (8r,6)
   Source: Concluding elements (8r,6)
Uniform Title Tātparyabodhinī

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. 45) / PUL Label
Bhāratītīrtha and Vidyāraṇya
   Source: Text (1v,1)
Bhāratītīrtha Vidyādharaṇya
   Source: Concluding elements (8r,2)
   Source: Concluding elements (8r,6)
Uniform Name Mādhava, Rāmakṛṣṇa