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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 Buddha (part 1)

    Manuscript, Paper folding book

    The scenes in this Burmese paper folding book depict begin with the Bodhisatta as Sumeda and Dipankara Buddha, include s...

  • Scenes from the Life of Buddha (part 2)

    Paper folding book, Manuscript

    The illustrations in this Burmese paper folding book depict the last year of the Buddha’s life. What is depicted here? ...

  • 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...