Shan Buddhist likʻ̐ lūṅʻ manuscripts in UK and SE Asian collections

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073 (Wat Pang Mu)

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Contents

Concertina book written in shan script

Title: pukʻʹ tha vaṅʻ sipʻ hukʻʺ muiṅʻʺ luṅʻ
Title: Story of the Buddha and 16 great countries
Title:

Illustrated (ornamentation): mono

Illustrated (diagrams): none

Illustrated (pictures): mono

Shan text descriptor: Not specified   Rhyming system: samʻ kivʻ Introduction: no

General remarks on work: drawing of flowers.

Story of the Buddha. The country in the story is called Lammavati. Father of the Buddha is called Suteva and Mother Sumedha. He has fulfilled his perfections (parami) for 130 lives to become the Buddha.

Subject:  sutta,commentary 

Colophon: Colophon:no 
Language(s): shan

Work ID: W70

Physical Description

Form: Concertina book
160 / 320
Dimensions: (written):
Foliation:

Lines (per folio:) 10

Condition

reasonable

Hand(s)

Appearance (paper): white

Binding

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

Cover embellishment: lac

Condition

yes

History

Origin:

Date of composition (era): buddhist era

Date of composition (year): 2434

Date of copying (era): buddhist era

Date of copying (year): 2498

Provenance and Acquisition

Former owner: Wat Pang Mu

Present copy's donor: luṅʻʺ liṅʻ pā sái