Shan Buddhist likʻ̐ lūṅʻ manuscripts in UK and SE Asian collections

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036 (Wat Jong Klang)

museum collection

Contents

Concertina book written in shan,burmese script

Title: maṅʻgalāsāradīpanī kyamʻʺ
Title: Commentaries on the teaching of auspiciousness.
Title:

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

Summary intro: The first sponsor of this text was from Wan Hart, Lang Khur, Southern Shan State, but the composer live in the Karenni State. Request for this text was made through a local zaray who often travelled to the Karenni State.

Subject:  sutta,commentary,sermon 

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

Work ID: W315

Physical Description

Form: Concertina book
186 / 372
Dimensions: (written):
Foliation:

Lines (per folio:) 10

Condition

reasonable

animal

Word arts for section ending marks. One of the manuscripts with beautiful covers.

Hand(s)

Appearance (paper): white

Binding

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

Cover embellishment: lac

Condition

yes

History

Origin:

Date of composition (era): sakkaraja era

Date of composition (year): 1298

Provenance and Acquisition

Original donor: tatā thunʻʺ lè saṅʻ mya Original donor information: colophon

Original place of donation: vanʻ̐ hatʻ muiṅʻʺ naiʺ Original donor place information: colophon

Present copy's donor: meʻ kyauṅʻʺ huinʻʺ (meʻ hauṅʻ saunʻ) Present copy information: colophon,introduction

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