Shan Buddhist likʻ̐ lūṅʻ manuscripts in UK and SE Asian collections

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084 (Wat Pang Mu)

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Contents

Concertina book written in shan script

Author: unknown
Title: dhammavinicchaya
Title: Judgement on the teaching (dhamma)
Title:

Illustrated (ornamentation): mono

Shan text descriptor: Not specified   Rhyming system: samʻ kivʻ Introduction: no

General remarks on work: flora art on the cover

Story of a couple - a stingy husband and generous wife - after the husband died, the wife then married to a trader, who has done some bad Karma in his previous life. The past husband due to his attachment to his property and wife, was reborn as a hungry ghost, giving trouble to his wife and her new husband every night....

Subject:  commentary 

Colophon: Colophon:no 
Language(s): shan,burmese

Work ID: W148

Physical Description

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

Condition

reasonable

Hand(s)

Appearance (paper): white

Binding

Covers: yes Cover colour: red

Cover embellishment: lac,gilt

History

Origin:

Date of composition (era): sakkaraja era

Date of composition (year): 1274

Date of copying (era): sakkaraja era

Date of copying (year): 1294

Provenance and Acquisition

Former owner: Wat Pang Mu

Original donor: khunʻ saṅʻ mā mè naṅʻʺ khamʻʺ yuṅʻʺ

Present copy's donor: po saṅʻ noiʹ khyuṅʻ