Shan Buddhist likʻ̐ lūṅʻ manuscripts in UK and SE Asian collections

OR BROWSE BY

048 (Wat Jong Klang)

museum collection

Contents

Concertina book written in shan,burmese script

Title: asīti nipatʻ suta sa pho
Title:

Shan text descriptor:  tra Rhyming system: samʻ kivʻ yavʻʺ

Story about a rich man who was very stingy. He wanted to eat delicious food/sweets but did not want to buy from shop, so asked his wife to make and do so quietly worrying neighbours would know about it, as he did not want to share. The Buddha saw this with his divine eyes ----

Subject:  sutta,sermon 

Language(s): shan

Work ID: W180

Physical Description

Form: Concertina book
160 / 320
Dimensions: (written):

Condition

poor

wear

Hand(s)

Appearance (paper): white

Binding

Covers: yes Cover colour: natural,gold Cover material: papier mache

Cover embellishment: lac

Condition

yes

History

Origin:

Provenance and Acquisition

Former owner: Wat Jong Klang

Original donor: poʻ saṅʻ auṅʻ tiṅʻʺ meʻ saṅʻ naṅʻʺ kū