Shan Buddhist likʻ̐ lūṅʻ manuscripts in UK and SE Asian collections

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MS. Burm. a. 8 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

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Contents

Rolled book written in shan,burmese script

Author: Kummāvāra?
Title: satipathanʻ kyamʻ
Title: The treatise on Satipaṭṭhāna
Title:

Shan text descriptor:  Kyam Rhyming system: sauṅʻ kivʻ Introduction: yes

General remarks on work: Dating and authorship not clear.

Summary intro: Name of title, name of copyist, names of donor and donor's wishes.

Subject:  sutta,meditation Subject comments: Shan version of Satipaṭṭhāna Sutta

Colophon: Statement of title of the text, wish to attain enlightenment, date (ambiguous), transference of merit, name of the author/copyist(?).Colophon:yes Additional colophon:no 
Language(s): shan,burmese,pali

Work ID: W186

Physical Description

Form: Rolled book
Extent: 98 pp/ff (burmese numbering)
Dimensions: (written):
Foliation:

Lines (per folio:) 25

Condition

reasonable

wear

Good condition, some restoration on the first and last sheet; bound in board by library. Single drawing of yakkha faces on pages 25 and 26.

Hand(s)

Appearance (paper): white

Binding

Covers: no

Condition

yes

History

Origin:

Date of copying (era): sakkaraja era

Date of copying (year): 1230?

Provenance and Acquisition

Present copy's donor: sīrā panʻ phuvʻ naṅʻ muvʻ Present copy's donor (shan):  သီရႃပၼ်ၽုဝ်ၼင်မုဝ် Present copy information: colophon,introduction

Place name for present copy: Senwi (Nothern Shan State) Place name information: introduction