Manuscript is part of Kālidāsa's well known poem, from the middle of the third chapter to the end of the seventh chapter, about the birth of the Hindu deity Skanda-Kārttikeya, dealing with the mythology of the relationship between the deities Pārvatī (Gaurī) and Śiva, their courtship and marriage. A commentary by Mallinātha runs parallel above and below the root text. Manuscript is incomplete.
Title from colophon (f. 26r); title of commentary Sañjīvanī from commentary colophon (f. 26v). Written in 9-12 lines per leaf. 92 leaves foliated 61-126, 1-26, upper left and lower right verso. Colophon: iti śrīśrīkumārasaṃbhave mahākāvye kaviśrīkālikdāsakṛtau gaurīpariṇayano nāmasaptaḥ sargaḥ 7 (f. 26r). Dated saṃvat 1856 (1799) (f. 26v). Mistakes covered over in yellow or blacked out; some corrections and additions in margins; significant syllables, words, or phrases highlighted in red through the first half of the manuscript.
Listed in H.I. Poleman, Census of Indic Manuscripts in the United States and Canada (New Haven, Conn.: American Oriental Society, 1938), Poleman 1938 (UP 1573).