Shan Buddhist likʻ̐ lūṅʻ manuscripts in UK and SE Asian collections

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142 (Wat Tiyasathan)

abbots room collection

Contents

Concertina book written in shan script

W603.
Title: anicca sa phoʺ
Title: The Nature and characteristics of impermanance.
Title:

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

Subject:  meditation,sermon Subject comments: Meditation on changes and impermanence (mindfulness meditation)

Language(s): shan

Work ID: W603

W604.
Title: mūlacariyāya
Title:

Shan text descriptor: Not specified   Rhyming system: samʻ kivʻ kvāmʻʺ nūñʻʺ

Subject:  sermon 

Language(s): shan

Work ID: W604

Physical Description

Form: Concertina book
68
Dimensions: (written):
Foliation:

Lines (per folio:) Unknown

Condition

poor

Hand(s)

Appearance (paper): white

Binding

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

Condition

yes

History

Origin:

This seems to be an original work, perhaps leading us to believe that Zao Amat Long (cavʻ̐ amātʻ̐ lūṅʻ mūiṅʻʺ nauṅʻ) had travelled to Mae Taeng for his business on literary work, i.e. composing poetic text for new donors.

Date of composition (era): buddhist era

Date of composition (year): 2407

Date of copying (era): buddhist era

Date of copying (year): 2470

Provenance and Acquisition

Original donor: sāṅʻ̨ kānʻʺ lų̄ (mè̐ tèṅʻ)

Original place of donation: Mae Taeng District

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