Shan Buddhist likʻ̐ lūṅʻ manuscripts in UK and SE Asian collections

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148 (Wat Jong Klang)

museum collection

Contents

Concertina book written in shan script

Title: ʼalauṅʻʺ dukkha sīlavā
Title: Story of Bodhisatta Dukkhasīlavā
Title: mèṅʻʺ sį̄ hū hā̐ tā

Shan text descriptor: Alaung   Rhyming system: samʻ kivʻ yāvʻʺ

Subject:  non canonical jataka 

Language(s): shan

Work ID: W428

Physical Description

Form: Concertina book
132
Dimensions: (written):

Condition

reasonable

Hand(s)

Appearance (paper): white

Binding

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

History

Origin:

Date of composition (era): sakkaraja era

Date of composition (year): 1315

Provenance and Acquisition

Original donor: phrāʺ ta kā poʻ saṅʻ pha cikʻʺ ta Original donor information: colophon

Original place of donation: Lang Khur Original donor place information: introduction

Present copy's donor: poʻ thavʻ caṅʻʺ nuiṅʻʺ meʻ thavʻ caṅʻʺ la (Lang Khur)

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