Purification rituals for the bewitched, other purification rituals, directions for drawing images of a human, undoing curses
manuscripts (document genre)
Endangered Cham Manuscripts of Vietnam
This manuscript was inherited by Mr. Thanh Chau from his grandfather, named Duong Po, in 2002.
30 unnumbered pages
Cham manuscript bound by threads, written in Chinese ink on thin paper, folded in two. Original covers are missing, owner (Mr. Thanh Chau) made new covers with calendar paper (2 layers) in 2002. The manuscript is torn along two margins. Pages 1 and 2 are creased.
Topics include ceremonies and magic. The content is about the purification rituals for the bewitched, other purification rituals, directions for drawing images of a human, and undoing curses.
Digitization of this manuscript was funded by the British Libaries' Endangered Archives Programme through the project, Digitisation of the Endangered Cham Manuscripts of Vietnam (no. EAP698).