Shan Buddhist likʻ̐ lūṅʻ manuscripts in UK and SE Asian collections

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111 (Wat Pang Mu)

shrine room stacked collection

Contents

Concertina book written in shan,burmese script

Title: dīpanī vatthu
Title: story of commentary
Title:

Shan text descriptor:  Vatthu Rhyming system: samʻ kivʻ yavʻʺ

General remarks on work: Copyist''s name is mentioned as luṅʻʺ kyauṅʻʺ ca reʺ

The topics of discussion in this text include the Three Refuges, the Five Precepts, the Four Noble Truths, the Eight Precepts, the Eight-fold Paths, the Seven Properties of Noble man, the Thirty-eight auspicious things, and the Four Foundations of Mindfulness.

Subject:  sutta 

Language(s): shan,burmese,pali

Work ID: W43

Physical Description

Form: Concertina book
140 / 280
Dimensions: (written):

Condition

reasonable

Hand(s)

Appearance (paper): white

Binding

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

Cover embellishment: gilt

Condition

yes

History

Origin:

Date of composition (era): buddhist era

Date of composition (year): 1290

Provenance and Acquisition

Former owner: Wat Pang Mu

Original donor: po̐ caṅʻʺ taką̄ khauṅʻʺ teʻʺ minʻ