Shan Buddhist likʻ̐ lūṅʻ manuscripts in UK and SE Asian collections

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MS Asiat. Misc. a. 40 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Unknown collection

Contents

Rolled book written in shan,burmese script

Title: sāsanā ciñʻ / sūñʻ pre vaṅʻ
Title: History of Buddhist religion
Title:

Shan text descriptor: Not specified   Rhyming system: saunṅʻ kivʻ Introduction: yes

General remarks on work: Some parts of the front and back pages, which contain important information of title, donor and dating, are missing. The name of the title is also found on page 96 and 143b.

History of the Buddha and Buddhism from India to Sri Lanka to Burma/Shan State.

Subject:  history Subject comments: A Shan version of the history of Buddhism

Colophon: Both about scribal and donor but the texts are missing due to the damage of ms.Colophon:yes 
Language(s): shan

Work ID: W199

Physical Description

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

Lines (per folio:) 17-21

Condition

poor

animal,wear,human

The date of this ms seems to be early 19th century.

Hand(s)

Appearance (paper): white

Binding

Covers: no Cover colour: other

Condition

yes

History

Origin:

Provenance and Acquisition

Place name for present copy: Haung Luek, Man Haung