Shan Buddhist likʻ̐ lūṅʻ manuscripts in UK and SE Asian collections

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060 (Wat Pang Mu)

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Contents

Concertina book written in shan,burmese script

Title: mahākiṅʻcana vatthu
Title: Story of Mahākincana
Title:

Shan text descriptor:  Vatthu Rhyming system: samʻ kivʻ

Story of a rich couple in Varanasi, who had two children - a boy and a girl. When they were grown up, the boy was fed up with worldly things, so he decided to become a monk. He finally realised the truth and attained Nibbana.

Subject:  sutta,canonical jataka 

Language(s): shan

Work ID: W122

Physical Description

Form: Concertina book
142 /284
Dimensions: (written):

Condition

reasonable

Hand(s)

Appearance (paper): white

Binding

Cover colour: red Cover material: papier mache

Cover embellishment: lac

Condition

yes

History

Origin:

Date of composition (era): sakkaraja era

Date of composition (year): 1275

Provenance and Acquisition

Former owner: Wat Pang Mu

Original donor: naṅʻʺ sèṅʻ khamʻʺ

Present copy's donor: luṅʻʺ khamʻʺ lèṅʻ pā lī