Manuscript is used for contemplation and study and is a Hindu philosophical treatise and commentary on a short summary of the tenets of the Advaita (non-dualism) Vedānta school of philosophy by Śaṅkarācārya called the Laghuvākyavr̥tti. Like the Laghuvākyavr̥tti itself, this commentary is written from the perspective of the Advaita Vedānta school of philosophy.
Title from colophon (f. 116r). Written in 9-10 lines per leaf. 118 leaves foliated 1-15, 15-67, 67-116, upper left and lower right verso. Colophon: iti śrīmatparamahaṃsaparijñājakācāryapadavākyapramāṇapārāvārapārītā śrīmadrāghavānaṃdasarasvatīpūjyapādaśiṣyaiḥ śrīmadrāmabhadrasarasvatīpūjayapādy anugṛhītaśrīmadrāmānaṃdasarasvatīśrīcaraṇair viracitāśrībhagavatpādīyalaghuvākyavṛttiprakāśikāsaṃpūrṇā // śrubhaṃ bhavatu // (f. 116r). Dated śaka 1782 (1860) (f. 116r), written in a second hand. Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; significant syllables, words, or phrases highlighted in red throughout.
Listed in H.I. Poleman, Census of Indic Manuscripts in the United States and Canada (New Haven, Conn.: American Oriental Society, 1938), Poleman 4132 (UP 1017).