Shan Buddhist likʻ̐ lūṅʻ manuscripts in UK and SE Asian collections

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UL.1.165 (University Library, Cambridge University)

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Contents

Rolled book written in shan script

Title: Suk‘ta Nip‘pan‘nā
Title: Discourse on Nibbāna
Title: သုၵ်တၼိပ်ပၼ်ၼႃ
Title:

Shan text descriptor: Not specified   Introduction: yes

Subject:  sutta 

Colophon: CS 1252 (AD 1890), BS 2434, month eighth, waxing 9th, "Dhamma Day", Wednesday, "Shan day" Muiṅ‘pav‘. Colophon:yes 
Language(s): shan,pali

Work ID: W627

Physical Description

Form: Rolled book
34
Dimensions: (written):
Foliation:

Lines (per folio:) 22

Condition

Wrapper (37.6 x 86.2 cm) is of printed calico in red background dotted with minute black 5-petal flowers in regular rows; cloth buttons with loops hold the wrapper together. One hand throughout, weak spelling of Pali and Burmese words and phrases.

Hand(s)

Appearance (paper): white

Binding

Covers: yes Cover colour: other Cover material: cloth

Condition

yes

History

Origin:

Dedicated to the donor's late mother, Nai Phākā Yaut‘ Sèṅ‘.

Date of copying (era): sakkaraja era

Date of copying (year): 1252

Provenance and Acquisition

Present copy's donor: Phākā (meaning Buddhist devotee) Mauk‘ Kham‘ of Mān‘ ’Ai. Present copy's donor (shan):  ၽႃၵႃမွၵ်ၶမ် မၢၼ်ဢႆ Present copy information: colophon,introduction