005 (Wat Jong Klang)
Concertina book written in shan,burmese script
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.
Work ID: W287
Appearance (paper): white
Cover colour: red Cover material: papier mache
Cover embellishment: lac
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
Funding of Cataloguing