Shan Buddhist likʻ̐ lūṅʻ manuscripts in UK and SE Asian collections

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MS. Asiat. Misc. d. 43 (R) (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

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Contents

Concertina book written in shan script

Title: tukkha tā rikʻ tā
Title: Teaching on suffering
Title:

Shan text descriptor: Lik   Rhyming system: Lanka Aun

General remarks on work: Poetic texts for young readers on Buddhist story, written in poetic system called 'Lang Ka Aun" (minor poetry).

Subject:  canonical jataka,sermon Subject comments: Story of Dukkha-Taritta?

Language(s): shan

Work ID: W260

Physical Description

Form: Concertina book
51 / 102
Dimensions: (written):

Condition

poor

animal,water,wear,human

Back cover is missing.

Hand(s)

Appearance (paper): white

Binding

Covers: yes Cover colour: red Cover material: papier mache

Cover embellishment: lac

Condition

yes

History

Origin:

Date of composition (era): sakkaraja era

Date of composition (year): 1306

Provenance and Acquisition

Original donor: poʻ saṅʻ vi

Original place of donation: hūvʻ phai