Shan Buddhist likʻ̐ lūṅʻ manuscripts in UK and SE Asian collections

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099 (Wat Pang Mu)

shrine room stacked collection

Contents

Concertina book written in shan,burmese script

Author: unknown
Title: loka tikʻ pa vutʻ thu
Title: Story of Lokadibba (light of the world)?
Title:

Shan text descriptor: Not specified   Rhyming system: samʻ kivʻ

Story of Abrahmana who, after dead, was reborn as a hungry ghost (Peta). He appeared in his former wife asking her to make food offering to the Buddha. The wife did as in her dream and the Brahmana was free from the life of hungry ghost.

Subject:  canonical jataka,sermon 

Language(s): shan

Work ID: W157

Physical Description

Form: Concertina book
132 / 264
Dimensions: (written):

Condition

excellent

Hand(s)

Appearance (paper): white

Binding

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

Condition

yes

History

Origin:

Provenance and Acquisition

Former owner: Wat Pang Mu

Present copy's donor: po saṅʻ lū mè saṅʻ camʻ pavʻʺ (paṅʻ mū)

Place name for present copy: Pang Mu village, Maehongson