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South Asian Manuscripts


[RAS Burmese 01] Kammavācā

language : Pāli date : C19th? creator : publisher : 1. Kammavācā 16 partly gilded, decorated ivory plates (ke-[kē]); 540…


[RAS Burmese 02] Abhidhammatthasaṅgahanissya, Pāli-Burmese nissaya

language : Pāli date : 1820 creator : publisher : 126 olas (ka-ñī); 515 x 65 mm; 2 cord holes,…


[RAS Burmese 03] [Kaccāyanapakaraṇa?]-Ākhyātakappanissya

language : Pāli date : 1783 creator : publisher : Pāli-Burmese nissaya. 93 olas (khyi-chyo); 512 x 70 mm; 2…


[RAS Burmese 04] [Jātakaṭṭhavaṇṇanā]-Ekadasanipāta-Mātuposakajātaka

language : Pāli date : 1788 creator : publisher : Pāli-Burmese nissaya. 234 olas (ka-nā); 515 x 53 mm; 2…


[RAS Burmese 05] [Abhidhammapiṭaka]-Dukapaṭṭhāna

language : Pāli date : 1654 creator : publisher : 310 olas (ka-mo); 512 x 50 mm; 2 cord holes,…


[RAS Burmese 06] [Vinayapiṭaka]-Mahāvagga

language : Pāli date : 1798 creator : publisher : Pāli-Burmese nissaya. 219 olas (ka-dō); 500 x 55 mm; 2…


[RAS Burmese 07] Dīghanikāyaṭṭhakathā-Sumaṅgalavilāsinī-Sīlakkhandavagga

language : Pāli date : 1807 creator : Buddhaghosa publisher : Pāli-Burmese nissaya. 306 olas (la-hāh + a-āh + kya-dhyāh-na);…


[RAS Burmese 08] Paññākathana

language : Pāli date : 1796 creator : publisher : Pāli-Burmese fragment (3rd part). 23 olas (ṅū-chū); 510 x 60…


[RAS Burmese 09] [Vinayapiṭaka]-Mahāvagga

language : Pāli date : 1784 creator : publisher : 236 olas (ka-phī); 500 x 60 mm; 2 cord holes,…


[RAS Burmese 11] Dhammapadanissya

language : Pāli date : 1787 creator : publisher : Pāli-Burmese nissaya fragment. 318 olas (ka-sū); 505 x 62 mm;…


[RAS Burmese 12] [Vinayapiṭaka]-Suttavibhaṅga]-Pārājika

language : Pāli date : 1823 creator : publisher : Fragments. 252 olas (ka-pu, some mixed); 482 x 45 mm;…


[RAS Burmese 13] Bhūridattajātaka

language : Pāli date : C19th? creator : publisher : Pāli-Burmese nissaya fragment. 97 olas (ka-jāḥ); 505 x 48 mm;…


[RAS Burmese 14] Paramatthajotikā I – Khuddakapāṭhaṭṭhakathā

language : Pāli date : 1788 creator : publisher : 429 olas (ka-khyi); 520 x 55 mm; 2 cord holes,…


[RAS Burmese 15] Atthasālinī – Dhammasaṅganī-aṭṭhakathā

language : Pāli date : 1788 creator : publisher : Fragment Pāli-Burmese nissaya. 110 olas (ka-cho-(wanting chō-jhyi?) jhyī-ñū); 500 x…


[RAS Burmese 16] Suttasaṅgahanissya

language : Pāli date : 1774 creator : publisher : Pāli-Burmese nissaya. 373 olas (ka-ghāḥ + jha-ñāḥ + ṭa-ṇāḥ +…


[RAS Burmese 17] Uppātasantippakaraṇa

language : Pāli date : 1816 creator : publisher : 13 olas (no numbering); 510 x 65 mm; 2 cord…


[RAS Burmese 18] Dīghanikāyaṭṭhakathā – Sumaṅgalavilāsinī – Mahāvagga Sut Mahāvā aṭṭhakathānissya

language : Pāli date : C19th? creator : publisher : Fragment Pali-Burmese nissaya. 257 olas (be-ṭyī); 520 x 55 mm;…


[RAS Burmese 19] [Vinayasaṅgaha] – Vinañ saṅgrah

language : Pāli date : 1794 creator : publisher : 196 olas (ḍhya-vyaṃ); 500 x 55 mm; 2 cord holes,…


[RAS Burmese 20] [Vinayapiṭaka] – Bhikkhupātimokkha. Mūlasikkhānāmapakaraṇa

language : Pāli date : 1820 creator : publisher : 14 olas (ka-khā) + 9 olas (khi-kho); 510 x 66…


[RAS Burmese 22] Vuttodaya

language : Pāli date : 1819 creator : publisher : 8 olas (ka-kū); 475 x 50 mm; 2 cord holes,…


[RAS Burmese 23] [Abhidhammamātikā] – Suttantamātikā

language : Pāli date : C19th? creator : publisher : 5 olas (ka-ku); 495 x 48 mm; 2 cord holes,…


[RAS Burmese 24] [Sutavandanā]

language : Pāli date : 1781 creator : publisher : Pali-Burmese nissaya. 17 olas (ka-khā); 520 x 60 mm; 2…


[RAS Burmese 26] [Vinayasaṅgaha] – Vinañ saṅgruih

language : Pāli date : 1788 creator : publisher : Fragment. 196 olas (ḷī-ḷāḥ +a -ḍyāḥ); 500 x 60 mm;…


[RAS Burmese 29] [Kammavācā] – Suddhaṃ parivatta

language : Burmese date : C19th creator : publisher : 11 gilded, decorated olas (no numbering); 545 x 68 mm;…


[RAS Burmese 30] [Vinayapiṭaka] – Bhikkhupātimokkha

language : Thai date : C19th? creator : publisher : 40 olas (ka-gū); 585 x 56 mm; 2 cord holes,…


[RAS Burmese 31] Pāḷi Mohavicchedanī

language : Kham date : C19th creator : publisher : 64 olas (ka-ghū) in 2 bundles (phūk); 585 x 56…


[RAS Burmese 32] Pālī Abhidhammatthasaṅgaha

language : Thai date : C19th? creator : publisher : 68 olas (ka-ghaṃ) in 2 bundles (phūk); 585 x 56…


[RAS Burmese 33] [Vinayapiṭaka] – Bhikkhunīpātimokkha

language : Kham date : C19th creator : publisher : 51 olas (ṅa-cho); 585 x 56 mm; 2 cord holes,…


[RAS Burmese 34] Pāṭha Abhidhammāvatāra

language : Thai date : C19th? creator : publisher : 203 olas (ka-ṭṭhaḥ) in 6 bundles (phūk); 585 x 56…


[RAS Burmese 36] Visuddhimagga

language : Kham date : C19th? creator : publisher : 620 olas (ka-ghyaḥ) in 19 bundles; 560 x 60 mm;…


[RAS Burmese 38] [Paritta] – Paccavekkhaṇā pāṭh

language : Pāli date : 1820 creator : publisher : Fragment, Pali-Burmese nissaya. 19 olas (ka-khi);470 x 50 mm; 2…


[RAS Burmese 39] List of Pāli texts and Buddhist commentaries

language : Pāli date : 1681? creator : publisher : 14 olas (ka-kāḥ); 510 x 65 mm; 2 cord holes,…


[RAS Burmese 41] Suvaṇṇasāmajātaka

language : Pāli date : C19th? creator : publisher : Pali-Burmese nissaya. 41 olas (chō-ḍā); 495 x 48 mm; 2…


[RAS Burmese 42] [Untitled Burmese manual on meditation]

language : Burmese date : 1819 creator : publisher : No title. This ms. appears to be a manual on…


[RAS Burmese 43] Kammavācā

language : Pāli date : 1820 creator : publisher : Pali-Burmese nissaya. 32 olas (ka-ṅē + ka-kha); 515 x 65…


[RAS Burmese 45] Kaccāyanapakaraṇa – Nāmmakappa

language : Pāli date : C19th? creator : publisher : 1. Kaccāyanapakaraṇa – Nāmmakappa, fragment. 16 olas (khī-ge); 500 x…


[RAS Burmese 48] Almanach for the year 1185 = AD 1824

language : Burmese date : 1824 creator : publisher : Parabaik


[RAS Burmese 49] Parabaik in Burmese

language : Burmese date : C19th? creator : publisher : Parabaik.


[RAS Burmese 50] [Kammavācā] – Chārattaṃ – mānattaṃ?

language : Burmese date : C19th? creator : publisher : 1. [Kammavācā] – Chārattaṃ – mānattaṃ?, fragment A single ola…


[RAS Burmese 53] Mahāparitta

language : Pāli date : C19th? creator : publisher : Pali-Burmese nissaya. 18 olas (ka-khā); 575 x 51 mm; 2…


[RAS Burmese 54] Bo tee vong in Talaing language

language : Talaing date : C19th? creator : publisher : Bo tee vong in Talaing (Mon) language


[RAS Burmese 55] Kaccanapakara

language : Burmese date : 1863 creator : publisher : 94 olas (k?-ce); 460 x 55 mm; 2 cord holes,…


[RAS Burmese 56] Nawin Na Nissaya

language : Pāli date : 1815 creator : publisher : Pali-Burmese nissaya. Iti pi so / Buddhagu?? / Sv?kkh?to /…


[RAS Burmese 57] Dhūtaṅgassavinicchaya

language : Pāli date : C19th? creator : publisher : 18 olas (ka-kha); 470 x 45 mm; 2 cord holes,…


[RAS Burmese 58] Orders regarding the management of royal fields

language : Burmese date : 1829 creator : publisher : Copies written on black parabaik in Burmese of various orders…


[RAS Burmese 59] Two astronomical and astrological tables and figures

language : Burmese date : C19th? creator : publisher : Two astronomical and astrological tables and figures. Leaves 3&4 contain…


[RAS Burmese 60] Pañcakathana

language : Pāli date : 1823 creator : publisher : Pali-Burmese nissaya fragments. See RAS Burmese 8? 59 olas (ka-ṅū)…


[RAS Burmese 62] Paritta

language : Burmese date : C19th? creator : publisher : Pali-Burmese nissaya fragments. Folding book (purapuik), white paper, 12 folds;…


[RAS Burmese 63] [Abhidhammaṭṭhakathā]

language : Kham date : C19th? creator : publisher : [Abhidhammaṭṭhakathā], abridged. 1. Dhammasaṅgaṇi – aṭṭhakathā [- Atthasālinī] 2. Vibhaṅgaṭṭhakathā…


[RAS Burmese 64] Aṅguttaranikāya – Catukkanipāta

language : Pāli date : C19th? creator : publisher : 1. Aṅguttaranikāya – Catukkanipāta, fragments Beg., ola 1a (ki): ti…


[RAS Burmese 65] [Dhammapada]

language : Burmese date : C19th? creator : publisher : 1. [Dhammapada], extract 2. [Vinayapiṭaka – Mahāvagga – Bodhikathā], extract…


[RAS Burmese 67] Dasadhammasutta

language : Pāli date : C19th? creator : publisher : Dasadhammasutta and various fragments, Pali-Burmese nissaya fragments 15 olas different…


[RAS Burmese 68] Various grammatical fragments and other texts

language : Pāli date : C19th? creator : publisher : 1. Various grammatical fragments and other texts, Pali-Burmese nissaya 76…


[RAS Burmese 72] Vidhurajātaka

language : Pāli date : 1838 creator : publisher : Vidhurajātaka, Pāli-Burmese nissaya, fragments. 90 olas (mixed); 492 x 55…


[RAS Burmese 73] [Kaccāyanapakaraṇa]

language : Pāli date : 1843 creator : publisher : 1. [Kaccāyanapakaraṇa] Sandhi, Nāma, Kāraka, Samāsa, Taddhita, Ākhyāta, Kita, Uṇādikappa….


[RAS Burmese 74] [Vinayapiṭaka] – Suttavibhaṅga] – Pārājikaṃ pāḷitō pāḷī

language : Pāli date : 1814 creator : publisher : [Vinayapiṭaka] – Suttavibhaṅga] – Pārājikaṃ pāḷitō pāḷī 141 olas (ka-phe,…


[RAS Burmese 83] Vessantara-Jataka Burmese

language : Burmese date : C19th? creator : publisher : Vessantara-Jataka Burmese


[RAS Burmese 85] [List of Buddhist monks in Upper Burma]

language : Burmese date : 1887? creator : Mahārājādhirāja Guru publisher : European paper. RAS handlist 3 gives: “A list…


[RAS Burmese 86] Kammavācā with sazigyo

language : Burmese date : 1792 creator : publisher : Kammavācā, with sazigyo 11 dark red lacquered, gilded, decorated plates,…


[RAS Hodgson MS 02] Gaṇḍa-vyūha

language : Sanskrit date : C19th? Palm leaf. Six lines on each folio. Text begins: gaṇḍavyūhamahārṇavastotra ninādibhojinasutānāṃ | parṣanmaṇḍalasāgaranāmnā vyūhādikam…


[RAS Hodgson MS 13] Bodhicaryāvatāra

language : Sanskrit date : C19th? Palm leaf; 5 lines on each page. Cowell and Eggeling note that the manuscript…


[RAS Hodgson MS 34] Nāmasaṃgītiṭīkā = Gūḍhapadā

language : Sanskrit date : C19th? Palm leaf; 7 lines on each folio. Some folios defaced. Cowell and Eggeling describe…


[RAS Hodgson MS 37] Saṃpuṭodbhava

language : Sanskrit date : C19th? Palm leaf; 5 lines on each page. Text arranged in 11 kalpas, each of…


[RAS Hodgson MS 43] Tattvajñānasaṃsiddhi-ṭippaṇī

language : Sanskrit date : C19th? Palm leaf; 6 lines on each page. Described by Cowell and Eggeling as “old”….


[RAS Hodgson MS 46] Ekallavīratantram [Caṇḍamahāroṣaṇatantram]

language : Sanskrit date : C19th? Palm leaf; 7 or 8 lines on each folio. Cowell and Eggeling describe this…


[RAS Hodgson MS 67] Hetubinduṭīkā

language : Sanskrit date : C19th? Palm leaf; 8 or 9 lines on each folio. This manuscript was previously catalogued…


[RAS Hodgson MS 68] Ṣaḍaṅgayogaṭippaṇī

language : Sanskrit date : C19th? Palm leaf; 6 or 7 lines on each folio. Cowell and Eggeling describe the…


[RAS Hodgson MS 69] Ādikarmapradīpa

language : Sanskrit date : C19th? Palm leaf; 5 lines on each page. F.11 missing. The manuscript is described by…


[RAS Hodgson MS 70]] Poṣavidhānam

language : Sanskrit date : C19th? Palm leaf; 7 lines on each page. Cowell and Eggeling note that the manuscript…


[RAS Hodgson MS 74] Dravyaguṇasaṃgraha

language : Sanskrit date : C19th? Palm leaf; 6 lines on each page. A treatise, in ślokas, on various subjects…


[RAS Morris 01] [Majjhimanikāya] – Mūlapaṇṇāsa

language : Pāli date : 1840 creator : publisher : 294 olas (ka-dāḥ); 500 x 55 mm; 2 cord holes,…


[RAS Morris 02] Majjhimanikāyaṭṭhakathā – Papañcasudaṇī

language : Sinhalese date : C19th? creator : publisher : 414 olas (ka-yō); 560 x 55 mm; 2 cord holes,…


[RAS Morris 03] Saṃyuttanikāya (1st part)

language : Pāli date : ca. 1880 creator : publisher : 1. Sagāthavagga cf. ed. PTS. part I, pp. 1-240…


[RAS Morris 04] Saṃyuttanikāya (2nd part)

language : Pāli date : 1880 creator : publisher : 1. Saḷāyatanavagga cf. ed. PTS part IV, pp. 172-403 2….


[RAS Morris 05] Saṃyuttanikāyaṭṭhakathā – Sāratthappakāsinī

language : Pāli date : 1862-1880 creator : publisher : 1. Sagāthavaggavaṇṇanā 2. Saḷāyatanavaggavaṇṇanā 558 olas (ka-ḷō; ka-ṅāḥ); 485 x…


[RAS Morris 06] Aṅguttaranikāya – Ekanipāta (up to) Ekādasanipāta

language : Sinhalese date : C19th? creator : publisher : Fragment. 329 olas (ka-phe); 670 x 65 mm; 2 cord…


[RAS Morris 07] Aṅguttaranikāya – Ekanipāta (up to) Ekādasanipāta

language : Sinhalese date : 1756 creator : publisher : 532 olas (ka-ḷī); 530 x 60 mm; 2 cord holes,…


[RAS Morris 08] Aṅguttaranikāya – Chanipāta (up to) Navanipāta

language : Burmese date : C19th? creator : publisher : 129 olas (kā-nē, many missing); 510 x 62 mm; 2…


[RAS Morris 11] Apadāna

language : Sinhalese date : C19th? creator : publisher : 169 olas (ka-ṭū); 665 x 65 mm; 2 cord holes,…


[RAS Morris 12] Cariyāpiṭaka

language : Pāli date : 1840 creator : publisher : 21 olas (jē-jha); 485 x 58 mm; 2 cord holes,…


[RAS Morris 13] Cariyāpiṭakavaṇṇanā

language : Sinhalese date : 1840? creator : publisher : 159 olas (ka-ñṛ); 462 x 58 mm; 2 cord holes,…


[RAS Morris 14] Madhuratthappakasini

language : Sinhalese date : C19th? creator : publisher : Commentary on the Mahabodhivamsa.


[RAS Morris 15] Apadānaṭṭhakathā – Visuddhajanavilāsinī

language : Sinhalese date : C19th? creator : publisher : 276 olas (ka-da); 455 x 55 mm; 2 cord holes,…


[RAS Morris 16] [Abhidhammapiṭaka] – Dhātukathā

language : Burmese date : 1840 creator : publisher : 81 olas (ka-ni); 475 x 55 mm; 2 cord holes,…


[RAS Morris 17] [Abhidhammapiṭaka] – Pugglapaññatti

language : Burmese date : 1840 creator : publisher : 65 olas (ṅī-jha); 475 x 55 mm; 2 cord holes,…


[RAS Morris 18] [Abhidhammapiṭaka] – Mahāpaṭṭhāna?

language : Burmese date : 1790? creator : publisher : Beg. ola 1b (cam) | hetupaccayo ārammaṇaṃ paccayo adhipatipaccayo anantarapaccayo…


[RAS Morris 19] [Abhidhammapiṭaka] – Kathāvatthu

language : Sinhalese date : C19th? creator : publisher : 156 olas (ka-mai); 610 x 62 mm; 2 cord holes,…


[RAS Morris 20] Ummagajatakaya

language : Sinhalese date : C19th? creator : publisher : Palm leaf.


[RAS Morris 21] Rajavalliya

language : Sinhalese date : C19th? creator : publisher : Palm leaf.


[RAS Morris 22] Dhammacakkappavattanasutta

language : Sinhalese date : C19th? creator : publisher : Pālī-Sinhalese sanne. 41 olas (ka-kha); 365 x 50 mm; 2…


[RAS Morris 23] Dhammacakkappavattanasutta

language : Sinhalese date : C19th? creator : publisher : Pālī-Sinhalese sanne. 47 olas (ka-gam); 422 x 43 mm; 2…


[RAS Morris 24] Saddharmadasaya

language : Sinhalese date : C19th? creator : publisher : Saddharmadasaya, the Sinhalese translation by Hinatikumbure Sumangala of the Milindapanha


[RAS Morris 25] Buddhavaṃsaṭṭhakathā – Madhuratthavilāsinī

language : Sinhalese date : C19th? creator : Buddhadatta publisher : 123 olas (ka-je); 500 x 65 mm; 2 cord…


[RAS Morris 26] Khuddasikkā

language : Pāli date : 1791 creator : Dhammasir? publisher : Pāli-Burmese nissaya. 281 olas (ka-bha); 515 x 53 mm;…


[RAS Morris 27] Pārājikagaṇṭhikappa

language : Pāli date : 1826 creator : publisher : Pāli-Burmese nissaya. 383 olas (ka-su); 495 x 65 mm; 2…


[RAS Morris 28] Mahosathajātaka

language : Pāli date : 1828 creator : publisher : Pāli-Burmese nissaya. 170 olas mixed (na-do); 490 x 50 mm;…


[RAS Morris 29] Pālimuttakavinayavinicchayasaṅgaha

language : Burmese date : 1762 creator : Sāriputta publisher : Fragments Pāli-Burmese nissaya. 60 + 93 olas (ta-nah) +…


[RAS Sinhalese 01] Jataka : pan-siya panas jataka pota

language : Sinhalese date : C19th? Palm leaf. Complete in two parcels. Presented by Sir A. Johnston in 1827.


[RAS Sinhalese 02] Ramawaliya

language : Sinhalese date : C19th? Palm leaf.


[RAS Sinhalese 03] Rājaratnākara

language : Burmese date : C19th? Burmese. 24 olas (mixed); 510 x 52 mm; 2 cord holes, 8 lines, 65…