Sutta-Pitaka, Jataka-Ekanipat

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Sutta-Pitaka, Jataka-Ekanipat

Pali text with a Burmese gloss on the Ekanipata, the first section of the Jataka. The last leaf states that the manuscript was written in Kawza years 1138, on the 11th day after the full moon day of the month of Nadaw, corresponding to December 1776, the same date as msPL3991.B8D76.

Leaves a) ka - khi; b) ca - nya; c) ta - na; d) ta - na; e) pa - ma; f) ya - sa; g) ha - a - gye.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Jakata, or former lives of the Buddha, is the 10th book of the Sutta Pitaka, discourses of the Buddha, in the Pali Canon.

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Call numbers used to be ms1594-1600

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Archivist's Note

Description compiled by Maia Sheridan, Archives Hub project archivist, based on material from the Manuscripts Database.

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