Catalogue of Cambodian and Burmese Pāli manuscripts
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Catalogue of Cambodian and Burmese Pāli manuscripts by Kongelige Bibliotek (Denmark)

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Published by Royal Library in Copenhagen .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Statementby C.E. Godakumbura assisted by Utin Lwin ; with contributions by Heinz Bechert and Heinz Braun.
SeriesCatalogue of oriental manuscripts, xylographs, etc. in Danish collections ; vol. 2, pt. 1
LC ClassificationsZ7865.5 .K56 1983
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 153 p., [4] p. : ill. ; 29 cm.
Number of Pages153
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2578740M
LC Control Number85125695

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lists lots as Burmese manuscripts, and lot , described as *a magical book with incantations and a wand,' accords with Eg. MS. The catalogue provides further information on Halliwell's Burmese manuscripts, stating that he had purchased them from *the sale of Capt. Coxe's Museum, an officer in the Burmese war.'^ No record of a. This Burmese Kammavaca Buddhist Prayer Manuscript consists of 14 leaves with teak wood end covers. All monasteries in Myanmar have a collection of this type of Kammavaca as well as the Palm leaf manuscripts, often donated by the family of a novice monk when entering into the monastery. By the 19th century, series of manuscripts illustrating the life of the Buddha were produced and re-produced due to their great popularity. In this context, the Burmese manuscript tradition stands out among the Buddhist countries in Southeast Asia. The format of these manusripts is usually the parabaik, a paper folding book. Internet Archive BookReader A catalogue of the Burmese books in the British Museum Internet Archive BookReader A catalogue of the Burmese books in the British Museum.

The first published sale catalogue of Pali and Burmese manuscripts on palm leaves [J. Whitfield Hirst] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying J. Whitfield Hirst. A third level of manuscripts was added to the two already existing ones, those being the collection formerly handed down in Cambodia along with the new revisions from Siam, in Phnom Penh. This was a later one, made up of the second generation of Pāli manuscripts recopied in and for libraries. Burmese Manuscripts. The earliest manuscript found in Myanmar was in the 5th century Khin Ba mound at is one inscribed with excerpts from the Vinaya and Abhidhamma (two of the three parts of the Pali Tipitika) on 20 gold leaves cm in length and 4 cm in had two gold covers bound together by a thick gold wire and its ends were fastened to the covers by sealing wax. You searched for: burmese manuscript! Etsy is the home to thousands of handmade, vintage, and one-of-a-kind products and gifts related to your search. No matter what you’re looking for or where you are in the world, our global marketplace of sellers can help you find unique and affordable options. Let’s get started!

View our gallery of Buddha statues. Among the palm leaf and paper manuscripts of Myanmar (formerly Burma), the Kammavaca (monastic ceremony and higher ordination text) is by far the most ornate in appearance, gleaming with gold, silver and occasionally with mother of pearl attracts the eye with its extravagant decoration and the curious blank script is found nowhere else. Aug 31,  · Sazigyo, Burmese Manuscript Binding Tapes: Woven Miniatures of Buddhist Art [Ralph Isaacs] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Sazigyo are fine, tablet-woven Burmese tapes used to bind the palm-leaf manuscripts of an earlier era. Tiny images and extended texts were deftly woven into the long/5(3). AGE: – Assuming 18th – 19th Century CONSTRUCTION: – Teak wood covers bevelled around the edges, inner pages stiffened cloth lacquered and gilded with tamarind seed lacquer text DESCRIPTION: – Burmese Kammavaca Pali Prayer Manuscript – Two pages with corner broken, degradation of gild due to use and sure if this is a full set, there are sets that consist of only 14 pages but. 33 Burmese manuscripts digitised at BL Catalogues of all the Burmese manuscripts are available in the Asian and African Studies Reading Room, and about manuscripts in Burmese and and in Pali in Burmese script can be found in the online catalogue Explore Archives and Manuscripts.