Shan Buddhist likʻ̐ lūṅʻ manuscripts in UK and SE Asian collections

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003 (Wat Jong Klang)

museum collection

Contents

Concertina book written in shan,burmese script

Title: gihicāritta
Title: rules for householders
Title:

Shan text descriptor: Lik   Rhyming system: sāmʻ kivʻ Text at other location: Wat Pang Mu

General remarks on work: This text was translated from a Burmese version.

The text is about rules for lay people to follow - there are 113 rules starting rom the five precepts. It also talks about generosity. When one performs generosity of offering things to monks it is better have physical involvement, not just give money and let other people to do the rest.

Subject:  vinaya 

Language(s): shan,pali

Work ID: W285

Physical Description

Form: Concertina book
136 / 272
Dimensions: (written):
Foliation:

Lines (per folio:) 10

Condition

reasonable

Hand(s)

Appearance (paper): white

Binding

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

Cover embellishment: lac,gilt

Condition

yes

History

Origin:

Date of composition (era): sakkaraja era

Date of composition (year): 1219

Date of copying (era): sakkaraja era

Date of copying (year): 1246

Provenance and Acquisition

Former owner: Wat Jong Klang.

Original donor: takā mauṅʻ

Original place of donation: Na Pung village

Present copy's donor: po̐ kyauṅʻʺ manʻ̐ of Mae Soi village, Maehongson.

Place name for present copy: Mae Soi village, Maehongson.