Shan Buddhist likʻ̐ lūṅʻ manuscripts in UK and SE Asian collections

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057 (Wat Pang Mu)

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Contents

Concertina book written in shan script

Title: trāʺ cavʻ alauṅʻʺ mauṅʻʺ samʻ numʻʺ
Title: The Sermon on the Bodhisatta who has a gong with three tops?
Title:

Shan text descriptor: Not specified   Rhyming system: samʻ kivʻ yavʻʺ

Story about a king of Zampanako country, who had got a baby girl (angel) from heaven. His astrologer gave a predication that when the angel reached the age of ten, princes from 16 countries would fight for the angel. One day a hermit went to the King's palace. The king offered him alms. The hermit gave a sermon to the king, a dhamma related to the angel issue. The angel returned to heaven.

Subject:  non canonical jataka,sermon 

Language(s): shan

Work ID: W156

Physical Description

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

Condition

excellent

Hand(s)

Appearance (paper): white

Binding

Covers: yes Cover colour: natural

History

Origin:

Provenance and Acquisition

Former owner: Wat Pang Mu

Present copy's donor: munʻ cavʻ mahā thamʻ ma (kyauṅʻʺ luṅʻ paṅʻ mū)

Place name for present copy: Pang Mu Temple, Maehongson