Text praising the Hindu deity Viṣnu, especially his manifestation as the Man-Lion (Narasiṃha). Contains mythology especially related to the avatāras of Viṣṇu and or a number of related demons such as Hiraṇyakaśipu; there is also a version of the Yamagītā, a song dedicated to the Vedic god of death. There is a contents page/index (anukrama) at the end of the manuscript (f. 150r).
Title from colophon (f. 149v); alternate title Nṛsiṃhapurāṇa from folio abbreviations throughout, upper left verso; second alternate title Lakṣmīnṛsiṃhapurāṇa, from title page (f. 1r). Written in 10-12 lines per leaf. 152 leaves foliated 1-128, 128, 128-150, upper left and lower right verso. Colophon: iti śrīnarasiṃhapurāṇe sūtabhāradvājādisaṃvāde sarvaduḥkhoharaṃśrīsamāpte narasiṃhapurāṇe śrīrastuḥ // śrīkalpāṇamastuḥ // śrīśubhaṃ bhavatuḥ // śrīḥ // chaḥ // śrīḥ // śrī // śrī // śrī /// śrī // śrī // śrī // śrī // śrī // śrī // (f. 149v). Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; significant syllables, words, or phrases highlighted in red throughout; vertical margins marked with double red line. Non-Latin script record.
Listed in H. I. Poleman, Census of Indic Manuscripts in the United States and Canada (New Haven, Conn.: American Oriental Society, 1938), Poleman 1083 (UP 2360).