Manuscript employed as a manual for priests performing rites and ceremonies for a set of three sacrifices performed at the beginning of each cycle (season) of four months (cāturmāsya) of the year.
Title from colophon (f. 74v). Written in 7-9 lines per leaf. 75 leaves foliated 1-74, [i], upper left and lower right verso. Colophon: iti cāturmāsya prayogaḥ // saṃvat 187 kharanāmasaṃvatsare śuciśuklapakṣena vamyāṃtithau maumavāsareṇa lavakṣetre upāsanyupanāmakasatyabhāmayā likhitaṃ // vyaṃkaṭeśaśarmaṇe putrāya idaṃ pustakaṃ dattaṃ (f. 74v). Dated saṃvat 1847 (1790) (f. 74v); manuscript has what appears to be a "4" written over a "7," but the date could also be saṃvat 1877 (1820). Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; significant syllables, words, or phrases highlighted in red throughout. Accents in red throughout. Non-Latin script record.
Formerly owned by Vyaṅkaṭeśa Śarmaṇa.
Listed in H. I. Poleman, Census of Indic Manuscripts in the United States and Canada (New Haven, Conn.: American Oriental Society, 1938), Poleman 281 (UP 122).