Shan Buddhist likʻ̐ lūṅʻ manuscripts in UK and SE Asian collections

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057 (?) (Wat Jong Klang)

museum collection

Contents

Concertina book written in shan script

Title: cintāmaṇi
Title: Story of Cintamani
Title: ၸိၼ်တႃမၼိ
Title:

Shan text descriptor: Not specified   Rhyming system: sauṅ'' kiv'' Introduction: no

General remarks on work: One of the most popular texts for recitation at blessing events, such as the inauguration of a new house, someone who is ill, home/village repairing, etc. Hence multiple copies of this text can be found at many temple collections.

Subject:  sutta,non canonical jataka 

Language(s): shan,pali

Work ID: W7

Physical Description

Form: Concertina book
140
Dimensions: (written):

Condition

poor

human

Hand(s)

Appearance (paper): white

Binding

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

Cover embellishment: lac

Condition

no

History

Origin:

Date of composition (era): sakkaraja era

Date of composition (year): 1254

Date of copying (era): sakkaraja era

Date of copying (year): 1281

Provenance and Acquisition

Former owner: Wat Jong Klang

Original donor: Cav'' Pha Sīpo (Ruling Prince of Sipaw)

Original place of donation: Sipaw

Present copy's donor: Kyauṅ''