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9 (Wat Tiyasathan)

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Contents

Concertina book written in shan script

Title: rājahitadīpanī kyām''"
Title: The treatise of Commentary on the King''s Business/Duties
Title: ရ ႃႇၸႁိတတီႇပၼီႇၵျၢမ်း
Title:

Illustrated (ornamentation): colour

Shan text descriptor:  Kyam

General remarks on work: Illustrated covers.

The text of this mss is about the king''s duties as taught by the Buddha, written in Shan poetic style.

Summary (main text) (shan):  ၼေလူၺ်ႈတြႃးတႃႇၶုၼ်မိူင်းၵမ်ပၼ်ႈ ဢဝ်ၶေႃႈသွၼ်ဢၼ်ၽြႃးပဵၼ်ၸဝ်ႈႁေ ႃးၸိူဝ်းၼၼ်ႉသေ ႁဵတ်းပဵၼ်လင်ႇၵႃႇတႆး။

Subject:  sutta,commentary,sermon 

Language(s): shan,burmese,pali

Work ID: W5

Physical Description

Form: Concertina book
Dimensions: (written):

Condition

excellent

Hand(s)

Appearance (paper): white

Binding

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

Cover embellishment: gilt,embossed

Condition

yes

History

Origin:

Date of composition (era): sakkaraja era

Date of composition (year): 1266

Date of copying (era): sakkaraja era

Date of copying (year): 1284

Provenance and Acquisition

Former owner: Wat Tiyasathān

Original donor: cavʻ pha khunʻ sāṅʻ hāiʹ (senwī) Original donor (shan): ၸဝ်ႈၾႃႉၶုၼ်သၢင်ႇႁၢႆႉ (သႅၼ်ဝီ)

Original place of donation: Senwi

Place name for present copy: Wat Tiyasathan, Mae Taeng, Chiang Mai, Northern Thailand Place name for present copy (shan):  ဝတ်တိယသထၼ်၊မႄႈတႅင်၊ၵဵင်းမႆႇ