Shan Buddhist likʻ̐ lūṅʻ manuscripts in UK and SE Asian collections

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087 (Wat Pang Mu)

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Contents

Concertina book written in shan,burmese script

Title: vi neʺ mahā vā
Title: The Mahāvāra of Vinaya Piṭaka (?)
Title:

Shan text descriptor:  Kyam Rhyming system: samʻ kivʻ pautʻʺ Text at other location: Wat Pang Mu

3 stories on generosity, morality, and meditation.

Subject:  vinaya 

Language(s): shan

Work ID: W93

Physical Description

Form: Concertina book
134 / 272
Dimensions: (written):

Condition

reasonable

Hand(s)

Appearance (paper): white

Binding

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

Cover embellishment: lac

Condition

yes

History

Origin:

Date of composition (era): sakkaraja era

Date of composition (year): 1226

Date of copying (era): sakkaraja era

Date of copying (year): 1261

Provenance and Acquisition

Former owner: Wat Pang Mu

Present copy's donor: po̐ saṅʻ mūʺ liṅʻ