Shan Buddhist likʻ̐ lūṅʻ manuscripts in UK and SE Asian collections

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MS. Asiat Misc. a. 12 (R) (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

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Rolled book written in shan,burmese script

Title: likʻ phra savʻʺ pitʻ ʼaikʻ taṅʻ saṅʻ ʼaukʻ pukʻ pitʻ pā kauṅʻ mū suñʻ ta kuṅʻ phra ya khyiṅʻ cakʻ to yā catʻ khyaṃ sā sattʻ thā na
Title: A text on the 28 Buddhas, 8 special monks, Shwedagon pagoda, Mandalay Mahamuni Buddha, Buddha's footprint, former lives of the Buddha, and 7 places (after enlightenment)
Title: လိၵ်ႈၽြႃးသၢဝ်းပႅတ်ႇဢိၵ်ႇတင်းသၢင်ႇဢုၵ်ႈပုၵ်ႈပႅတ်ႇပႃးၵွင်းမူးသူၺ်ႇတၵုင်ႇၽြႃးယၶႅင်ႇၸၢတ်ႈတေႃႇယႃႇၸၢတ်ႈၶျၢမ်းသႃႇသတ်တထႃႇၼ
Title:

Illustrated (ornamentation): none

Illustrated (diagrams): none

Illustrated (pictures): colour

Shan text descriptor: Not specified   Rhyming system: sauṅʻ kivʻ Rhyming system (shan):  သွင်ၵိဝ် Introduction: yes Text at other location: OXFOR24

General remarks on work: 17 sheets. No numbering. Not certain if this is an original or a copy; to check if this text is kept at other library/temple collections.

Summary intro: It contains the text title, donor's name and place, and standard dedication for Nibbāna.

Containing drawing images of the 28 Buddhas, bodhi tree, pagodas, images 8 special monks, Swedagon pagoda image, Mandaly Mahamuni Buddha image,footprint (Buddhapāda), 16 former lives of the Buddha as animals,Buddhas of 8 directions. Also containing texts related the images described.

Summary (main text) (shan):  မီးႁၢင်ႈၸၼ် မိူၼ်ၼင်ႇ ႁၢင်ႈၽြႃးသၢဝ်းပႅတ်ႇ၊ ႁၢင်ႈတူၼ်ႈပေႃးထိ၊ ႁၢင်ႈၵွင်းမူး၊ ႁၢင်ႈသီႇတူၼ်တၢႆဢမ်ႇၼဝ်ႈ သီႇတူၼ်ထဝ်ႈဢမ်ႇတၢႆ၊ ႁၢင်ႈၵွင်းမူးသူၺ်ႇတၵုင်ႇ၊ ႁၢင်ႈၽြႃး မႁႃႇမုၼိ၊ ႁၢင်ႈၽႃႇတိၼ်ၽြႃးပဵၼ်ၸဝ်ႈ၊ ႁၢင်ႈၸၢတ်ႈၶျၢမ်းသႃႇသိပ်းႁူၵ်းမိူင်းလူင်၊ ႁၢင်ႈၽြႃး ပဵၼ်ၸဝ်ႈပႅတ်ႇၼႃႈမိူင်း၊ တႅမ်ႈဝႆႉပႃးလိၵ်ႈလွင်ႈႁၢင်ႈၸိူဝ်းၼႆႉၸွမ်းၵူႈဢၼ်ယဝ်ႉ။

Subject:  instruction Subject comments: Discussion of 28 Buddhas etc.

Colophon: Colophon:no 
Language(s): shan,pali

Work ID: W23

Physical Description

Form: Rolled book
17
Dimensions: (written):
Foliation:

Lines (per folio:) 24

Condition

reasonable

animal

Hand(s)

Appearance (paper): white

Binding

Covers: yes Cover material: cloth

Condition

yes

History

Origin:

Date of copying (era): sakkaraja era

Date of copying (year): 1276

Provenance and Acquisition

Present copy's donor: ʼaukʻ khamʻ huiṅʻ kiṅʻ havʻ Present copy's donor (shan):  ဢွၵ်ႇၶမ်းႁိူင်း Present copy information: introduction

Place name for present copy: vanʻ loi vanʻ tukʻ Place name information: introduction