Shan Buddhist likʻ̐ lūṅʻ manuscripts in UK and SE Asian collections

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079 (Wat Pang Mu)

shrine room stacked collection

Contents

Concertina book written in shan,burmese script

Title: thamʻ ma rā sī
Title: The light of the teaching (Dhamma)
Title:

Shan text descriptor:  tra Rhyming system: samʻ kivʻ

Story of a millionaire's son who was fed up with the world. He asked permission from his wife, shaved his head, and went to the Buddha to get ordained. A king of Sāvatthi country heard of this news and invited the wife to live with other girls in the palace. The king also gave special flowers to them, saying if they know how to make wish, they would get the best prize.

Subject:  sutta,commentary 

Language(s): shan

Work ID: W168

Physical Description

Form: Concertina book
138 / 268
Dimensions: (written):

Condition

poor

wear

Hand(s)

Appearance (paper): white

Binding

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

Cover embellishment: lac

Condition

yes

History

Origin:

Date of composition (era): sakkaraja era

Date of composition (year): 1234

Date of copying (era): sakkaraja era

Date of copying (year): 1322

Provenance and Acquisition

Former owner: Wat Pang Mu