Shan Buddhist likʻ̐ lūṅʻ manuscripts in UK and SE Asian collections

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028 (Wat Jong Klang)

museum collection

Contents

Concertina book written in shan,burmese script

Title: pakinnaka-nipatʻ zatʻ vutʻ thu
Title: Collection of stories
Title:

Shan text descriptor: Not specified   Rhyming system: sāmʻ kivʻ Introduction: yes

Summary intro: The introduction section contains information about the place where the donor lived - Maehongson and its surrounding areas.

Story of Kinnarī and Kinnarā bird couple, a previous life Gotama Buddha and his wife, Yasodhara.

Subject:  canonical jataka 

Colophon: Colophon:yes Colophon type:scribal 
Language(s): shan

Work ID: W307

Physical Description

Form: Concertina book
138 / 276
Dimensions: (written):

Condition

reasonable

animal

Word arts for section ending marks.

Hand(s)

Appearance (paper): white

Binding

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

Condition

yes

History

Origin:

Names of the donors mentioned both in the introduction and in the colophon, indicating that this is the original copy.

Date of composition (era): sakkaraja era

Date of composition (year): 1279

Provenance and Acquisition

Original donor: luṅʻʺ kyauṅʻʺ takā loʻ pā kyauṅʻʺ ciṅʻ

Original place of donation: Maehongson.

Present copy information: colophon,introduction

Place name information: colophon,introduction