Shan Buddhist likʻ̐ lūṅʻ manuscripts in UK and SE Asian collections

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007 (Wat Jong Klang)

museum collection

Contents

Concertina book written in shan script

Title: likʻ̐ ʼalauṅʻʺ ʼanāgatavaṅʻ sipʻʺ sū̐
Title: The text on the ten Bodhisattas
Title:

Illustrated (ornamentation): colour

Shan text descriptor: Alaung Lik   Rhyming system: sāmʻ kivʻ Introduction: yes

Summary intro: It is mentioned in the introduction that this text was translated from a Burmese version.

Containing story about a king who met a young novice and asked about his teacher. The novice said his teacher was the Buddha. So, the king went to see the Buddha who at that time lived in the Puppharama temple.

Subject:  canonical jataka,non canonical jataka 

Language(s): shan

Work ID: W289

Physical Description

Form: Concertina book
140 / 280
Dimensions: (written):
Foliation:

Lines (per folio:) 10

Condition

excellent

The text title is written on the front cover. The cover has beautiful floral arts.

Hand(s)

Appearance (paper): white

Binding

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

Cover embellishment: lac

Condition

yes

History

Origin:

Date of copying (era): sakkaraja era

Date of copying (year): 1363

Provenance and Acquisition

Former owner: Wat Jong Klang.

Present copy's donor: meʻ thavʻ caṅʻʺ ṇūvʻ - munʻ cavʻ vicitta - cando Present copy information: introduction

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