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19th Century Burmese Buddhist Palm Leaf Manuscript

19th Century Burmese Buddhist Palm Leaf Manuscript

19th Century Burmese Buddhist Palm Leaf Manuscript

AGE: 19th Century
CONSTRUCTION: – Palm leaf and wood
LENGTH: – 50cm
Height: – 17cm
WEIGHT: – 2.85kg.

19th Century Burmese Buddhist Palm Leaf Manuscript in excellent. This type of manuscript is written in Burmese script in the Pali language and is used by monks in monasteries in Burma and Thailand to read and recite the rules and regulations of the Vinaya Pitaka, the Suttanta Pitaka containing the discourses, and the Abhidhamma Pitaka, the teachings of the Buddha.

There are two types of Buddhist manuscripts in Burma, one is the beautiful gilded and painted Kammavaca, and the other the Palm leaf type which is usually plain, such is this manuscript. The two techniques used to write or to draw illustrations on the palm leaves was by making incisions with a pointed stylus or writing with a pen or brush. In this manuscript the script has been incised with a pointed stylus.

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19th Century Burmese Buddhist Palm Leaf Manuscript
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