Shan Buddhist likʻ̐ lūṅʻ manuscripts in UK and SE Asian collections

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039 (Wat Pang Mu)

shrine room stacked collection

Contents

Concertina book written in shan,burmese script

Title: mahāvaṅʻ vatthu
Title: Story of Mahāvaṃsa?
Title:

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

Story of King Dhammasoka and his discussion with monks on the Buddha''s teaching.

Subject:  sutta 

Language(s): shan,burmese,pali

Work ID: W38

Physical Description

Form: Concertina book
150 / 300
Dimensions: (written):

Condition

poor

wear

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): 2453

Provenance and Acquisition

Former owner: Wat Pang Mu

Original donor: kyauṅ''\ sunanta naṅʻʺ nu