Shan Buddhist likʻ̐ lūṅʻ manuscripts in UK and SE Asian collections

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005 (Wat Jong Klang)

museum collection

Contents

Concertina book written in shan,burmese script

Title: nibunadhammadīpanī
Title: Commentaries on the nature of Nibbāna
Title:

Shan text descriptor: Lik  tra Rhyming system: sāmʻ kivʻ

Story of a hunter, who met the Buddha while hunting, he couldn't find animals accept the Buddha sitting under a Bodhi tree. When he tried to shoot the Buddha with his arrows, his arms and body were dead (couldn't move). His wife, their seven children and wives followed and tried to the same but all faced the same problem. Eventually the Buddha taught them and all attained 'Sotāpanna' the Stream Entrance to the Enlightenment.

Subject:  sutta 

Language(s): shan,pali

Work ID: W287

Physical Description

Form: Concertina book
144 / 288
Dimensions: (written):

Condition

reasonable

Hand(s)

Appearance (paper): white

Binding

Cover colour: red Cover material: papier mache

Cover embellishment: lac

Condition

yes

History

Origin:

This text was composed when Sao Amat Loung was on trip to Karenni State.

Date of composition (era): sakkaraja era

Date of composition (year): 1237

Date of copying (era): sakkaraja era

Date of copying (year): 1315

Provenance and Acquisition

Former owner: Wat Jong Klang.

Original donor: cā ta kā taṅʻʺ keʺ sīri

Original place of donation: mūiṅʻʺ yaṅʻʺ lèṅʻ (Karenni State) Original donor place information: introduction

Present copy's donor: po̐ caṅʻʺ ariya

Place name for present copy: Wat Jong Klang, Maehongson. Place name information: introduction