Shan Buddhist likʻ̐ lūṅʻ manuscripts in UK and SE Asian collections

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37 (Wat Jong Klang)

abbots room collection

Contents

Concertina book written in shan,burmese script

Title: catʻ̐ tǫ alauṅʻʺ cavʻ̐ satʻ tanʻ̨ maṅʻʺ khunʻ cāṅʻʹ phuikʻ̨
Title: Story of Chaddan, the while elephant
Title:

Shan text descriptor:  Vatthu Rhyming system: samʻ kivʻ kvāmʻʺ nūñʻʺ

Subject:  sutta,canonical jataka 

Language(s): shan,pali

Work ID: W470

Physical Description

Form: Concertina book
131/262
Dimensions: (written):

Condition

poor

wear

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): 1238

Date of copying (era): sakkaraja era

Date of copying (year): 1256

Provenance and Acquisition

Original donor: kyauṅʻʺ phrāʺ taką la iṅʻ̨ sèṅʻ (vānʻ̐ lūṅʻ sāʺ tǫ mūiṅʻʺ yāṅʻʺ lèṅʻ)

Original place of donation: Sa Taw village

Present copy's donor: luṅʻʺ kyauṅʻʺ kāñʻʹ pā̐ kyauṅʻʺ kāṅʻʹ (Pha Wong village, Maehongson)

Place name for present copy: Wat Tiyasathan, Mae Taeng District, Chiang Mai Province.