Shan Buddhist likʻ̐ lūṅʻ manuscripts in UK and SE Asian collections

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103 (Wat Tiyasathan)

abbots room collection

Contents

Concertina book written in shan script

Title: camʻ pų̄ dīpā cą̄ tānʻʺ
Title:

Shan text descriptor: Not specified   Rhyming system: samʻ kivʻ phīlā

Subject:  canonical jataka 

Language(s): shan

Work ID: W550

Physical Description

Form: Concertina book
Dimensions: (written):

Hand(s)

Appearance (paper): white

Binding

Covers: yes Cover colour: gold Cover material: papier mache

Cover embellishment: lac,gilt

History

Origin:

The author of this text was a pupil of Keng Taung abbot. Keng Taung is the name of a small town in Southern Shan State.

Date of composition (era): buddhist era

Date of composition (year): 2471

Provenance and Acquisition

Place name for present copy: Wat Tiyasathan, Mae Taeng District, Chiang Mai Province.