Shan Buddhist likʻ̐ lūṅʻ manuscripts in UK and SE Asian collections

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UL.1.166 (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:

Illustrated (ornamentation): mono

Shan text descriptor: Not specified  

General remarks on work: No date.

Subject:  sutta 

Language(s): shan,pali

Work ID: W628

Physical Description

Form: Rolled book
42
Dimensions: (written):
Foliation:

Lines (per folio:) 25

Condition

Wrapper of calico (33 x 80 cm) on which black velvet (33 x 51.6 cm) is stitched covering the lower portion; tying tape (1.5 x 217 cm). One hand throughout. Flourishes at the ending of sections; frame on front cover decorated with black ink lotus motif.

Hand(s)

Appearance (paper): white

Binding

Covers: yes Cover colour: other Cover material: cloth

Condition

yes

History

Origin:

Dedicated to the donor's dead daughter named Nāṅ‘ Sèṅ‘ Cum‘.

Provenance and Acquisition

Present copy's donor: Pharātak‘kā (meaning donor of image) Soi Kham‘ Sái, Present copy's donor (shan):  ၽရႃတၵ်ၵႃသွႆၶမ်သႂ် ၵျိင်ၵျွင်