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The Collection of the Fragile Palm Leaves Foundation

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This paper accordion manuscript gives the Pali text of the Nidana-sutta of the Samyutta-nikaya, an important text on dependent arising (paticcasamuppada), one of the key teachings of the Buddha. The cover is decorated with red and gold lacquer. The manuscript bears the date Lesser Saka Era 1300 (CE 1938).
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Manuscripts bearing this title are well-represented in manuscript collections of North and North-East Thailand and Laos. The palm-leaf manuscript is in Tham script, mixed Pali and Tai. The text opens in Pali with "namo tassatthu evame suttam ekam sammayam".
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The cover page bears the title "Phra Mahavessantara-jataka, Dana-kanda". This is the story of the past life of Gotama Buddha as Vessantara, one of the most popular texts in Buddhist South-East Asia. The text is written on palm leaf in Khom script with interlinear annotations.
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