Manuscript is used for contemplation, consultation, and recitation and is a Jaina work in meter, containing sayings (sutta) attributed to the Jain founder Mahāvīra; text is especially sacred to the Śvetāmbara (the White clad, i.e., clothed in white garments) branch of the Jains.
Title from colophon (f. 92r); alternate title Uttarajjhayaṇasutta, supplied by cataloger; Sanskrit title Uttarādhyayanasūtra supplied by cataloger. Written in 11 lines per leaf. 89 leaves foliated 4-92, upper left and lower right verso. Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; significant syllables, words, or phrases written in red throughout; vertical margins marked with double black and solid red lines. Floral patterns in blue ink throughout manuscript; three diamonds painted in gold and traced in red and blue ink on all folios.
Gift of Mr. N.N. Heeramaneck (f. 91v); name written as N.M. Heeramaneck, 724 Fifth Ave., New York, on manuscript wrapper.
Listed in H.I. Poleman, Census of Indic Manuscripts in the United States and Canada (New Haven, Conn.: American Oriental Society, 1938), Poleman 6798 (UP 806).