Shan Buddhist likʻ̐ lūṅʻ manuscripts in UK and SE Asian collections

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042 (Wat Pang Mu)

shrine room stacked collection

Contents

Concertina book written in shan,burmese script

Title: pukʻ tha vaṅʻ
Title: About the Buddha
Title:

Shan text descriptor: Lik   Rhyming system: samʻ kivʻ

King Suddhodhana, father of the Buddha, asked Kalutar, the Buddha''s friend and classmate, to invite the Buddha to visit Kapilavatthu. The Buddha gave a sermon to the king.

Subject:  sutta 

Language(s): shan,burmese,pali

Work ID: W40

Physical Description

Form: Concertina book
106 / 212
Dimensions: (written):
Foliation:

Lines (per folio:) 12

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): 2400

Provenance and Acquisition

Former owner: Wat Pang Mu