Shan Buddhist likʻ̐ lūṅʻ manuscripts in UK and SE Asian collections

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032 (Wat Pang Mu)

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Contents

Concertina book written in shan,burmese script

Title: sutta saṇgaha chatta mānava lu laṅʻ sukʻ
Title: A Collection of Discourses: a discourse on a young man called Satta mānava
Title:

Shan text descriptor: Not specified   Rhyming system: sauṅʻ kivʻ

A story of a young man who learned about five precepts from the Buddha. Once he could memorize how to recite the words of the precepts, he recited it day and night. One day while traveling on a long journey, he met robbers, who robbed and killed him taking away his belongings. The young man, before he died, he recited the precept words and was reborn in heaven.

Subject:  sutta,commentary 

Language(s): shan

Work ID: W169

Physical Description

Form: Concertina book
80 / 160
Dimensions: (written):
Foliation:

Lines (per folio:) 10

Condition

poor

wear,human

Hand(s)

Appearance (paper): white

Binding

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

Cover embellishment: lac

Condition

yes

History

Origin:

Date of composition (era): buddhist era

Date of composition (year): 2416

Date of copying (era): sakkaraja era

Date of copying (year): 1244

Provenance and Acquisition

Former owner: Wat Pang Mu

Original donor: phrāʺ ta kā siṅʻ mī

Present copy's donor: poʻ mauṅʻ mè mauṅʻ