MS PUL Woolner 6083

A. MS Identification Data

Accession No. 6083
Catalogue No. 208  (Vol. II, p. 13)
PUL Subject Classification Nyāya

B. Physical Description of MS

Support and Layout

Writing Support paper
Condition damaged  (MS in bad condition; sides brittle and broken and large parts lost due to moisture and rodents, large holes; text also damaged, despite of the large marginal space; according to the label a "Fine old script")

Size in mm

Folio 465 x 83
Writing Area 350 x 30

Margin Lines

Type none

String Holes

Lines and Akṣaras

Lines per Folio (from Personal Inspection) 8  (7 also)
Akṣaras per Line 120

Foliation and Physical Completeness of MS

Foliation (from Catalogue) 375
Foliation (from Label) 375
Physical Completeness parts of text lost due to physical damage of the MS

Extent of the Text Present in the MS

Extent (from Catalogue) 20000 granthas
Extent (from Label) 20000 granthas

Script and Scribal Conventions

Script Bāṅglā
Style of Writing upright
No. of Hands one
Punctuation daṇḍas


Other Emphasis underlining  (secondary; red colored crayon, parts of the beginning colophon)

Foliation etc.


Location of Foliation verso, lower left corner
Further Features

Changes and Additions to the Text

Main writing area and margins
Script Bāṅglā
Linking Method alignment and line number added to the marginal
Style of Writing like main text
Frequency infrequent

Further Special Features

Other Special Features

C. Title and Extracts

Title of Work

Title of Work
   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. II, p. 13)
Nyāya[ rahasya ] Vādatattva
   Source: PUL Label
   Note: "rahasya" crossed out

Beginning and End of Manuscript

Namaskāra Phrase
Beginning of Text

End of Text

Concluding Elements

D. MS Data for Prosopography

Nyāyavāgīśa Bhaṭṭācārya
   Source: PUL Catalogue (Vol. II, p. 13) / PUL Label