Shan Buddhist likʻ̐ lūṅʻ manuscripts in UK and SE Asian collections

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120 (Wat Pang Mu)

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Contents

Concertina book written in shan script

Title: jinatthappakāsanī paṭṭhama toi
Title: Commentries on the life story of the Buddha, volume one
Title: ၸိၼတ်ထပၵႃႇသၼီႇ ပထမတွႆး
Title:

Shan text descriptor: Not specified   Rhyming system: samʻ kivʻ

Story of Queen Sri Māyā, mother of the buddha-to-be, mainly about her dream before she was conceived and pregnant.

Subject:  commentary 

Language(s): shan

Work ID: W142

Physical Description

Form: Concertina book
164 /238
Dimensions: (written):
Foliation:

Lines (per folio:) 12

Condition

excellent

Hand(s)

Appearance (paper): white

Binding

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

Cover embellishment: lac

Condition

yes

History

Origin:

Date of composition (era): sakkaraja era

Date of composition (year): 1290

Provenance and Acquisition

Former owner: Wat Pang Mu

Present copy's donor:  naʻʺ koi (and family)