Shan Buddhist likʻ̐ lūṅʻ manuscripts in UK and SE Asian collections

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034 (Wat Jong Klang)

museum collection

Contents

Concertina book written in shan script

Title: maṅʻgalāsāra dhammadīpanī kyamʻʺ
Title: The commentary on the teaching of auspiciousness.
Title:

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

General remarks on work: This text was translated from a Burmese version (as mentioned in the end of the text).

Summary intro: Saopha, ruling prince, of Mong Kung is the first donor of this text.

Story about a poor couple, who has a daughter. They gave their daughter to a rich man in exchange for money, using some of the money to make dāna offering. ...

Subject:  sutta,sermon 

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

Work ID: W313

Physical Description

Form: Concertina book
182 / 364
Dimensions: (written):

Condition

reasonable

Hand(s)

Appearance (paper): white

Binding

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

Cover embellishment: lac

Condition

yes

History

Origin:

Date of composition (era): sakkaraja era

Date of composition (year): 1267

Date of copying (era): sakkaraja era

Date of copying (year): 1349

Provenance and Acquisition

Former owner: Wat Jong Klang, Maehongson.

Original donor: cavʻ pha muiṅʻʺ kuiṅʻ Original donor information: introduction

Original place of donation: Mong Kung Original donor place information: introduction

Present copy's donor: luṅʻʺ ʼaeʺ pā tiṅʻʺ tinʻ (meʻ hauṅʻ saunʻ) Present copy information: introduction

Place name for present copy: Maehongson Place name information: colophon,introduction