Shan Buddhist likʻ̐ lūṅʻ manuscripts in UK and SE Asian collections

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118 (Wat Pang Mu)

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Contents

Concertina book written in shan,burmese script

Title: asubha bhāvanāya kyamʻʺ
Title: texts on the asubha bhāvanā meditation
Title:

Shan text descriptor:  Kyam Rhyming system: samʻ kivʻ

Story of a man who was looking after cows became a monk, but soon after disrobed. one day while his wife was sleeping, he meditated on her as a dead body...

Subject:  canonical jataka,meditation 

Language(s): shan,burmese,pali

Work ID: W105

Physical Description

Form: Concertina book
140 / 280
Dimensions: (written):

Hand(s)

Appearance (paper): white

Binding

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

Condition

yes

History

Origin:

Date of composition (era): sakkaraja era

Date of composition (year): 1271

Date of copying (era): sakkaraja era

Date of copying (year): 1308

Provenance and Acquisition

Former owner: Wat Pang Mu

Original donor: khiṅʻʺ ʼamatʻ khyupʻ

Present copy's donor: saṅʻ kyoʻ la khavʻ taṅʻʺ huinʻʺ