Collection items

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  • Collection of rules for Buddhist monks

    Manuscript

    This palm leaf manuscript contains Bhikkhu Patimokkha and Bhikkhuni Patimokkha (rules to be obeyed in communities of mon...

  • Depiction of a procession during the Buddhist Thad...

    Manuscript, Paper folding book

    A 19th-century Burmese folding book manuscript. What does it show? This manuscript contains images of eight festivals in...

  • Extracts from the Tipitaka

    Paper folding book, Manuscript

    An 19th-century funeral or commemoration book. About the manuscript This Thai folding book (samut khoi) made from mul...

  • Manuscript chest

    Object

    This decorated wooden chest for a Kammavaca manuscript dates back to the 19th century and was made in north Thailand. ...

  • Scenes from the Life of the Buddha

    Manuscript, Image, Illustration, Paper folding book

    The 19th-century Burmese illustrated manuscript is on the early life of the Buddha, from his resolve to depart from his...

  • Sutras with illustrations on fig leaves

    Manuscript, concertina album

    This is a finely illustrated Chinese manuscript containing two Buddhist sūtras and images painted on leaves. The text Th...

  • The First Sermon

    Manuscript

    A Burmese manuscript of Dhammacakkappattana Sutta in Pāli (Burmese script). What is the manuscript like? This manuscrip...

  • The Knox Lalitavistara

    Manuscript

    A finely illustrated version of one of the most popular stories of Buddha’s life. What is the Lalitavistara Sūtra? The ...