Purification rites, the art of protecting oneself when traveling
manuscripts (document genre)
This manuscript was inherited by the father of Mr. Tanh, named Sam Toi, from his grandmother. In 1975, Mr. Toi passed away, and Mr. Tanh subsequently inherited the manuscript.
30 unnumbered pages
Cham manuscript, bound by threads, no covers, written in Chinese ink on printed paper. The manuscript is curved at its corners, having pictures of protective amulets to be used while traveling (page 17).
Topics include rituals, religion, and magic. Content is about purification rites, and the art of protecting oneself when traveling.
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).
Viet Nam (nation)Tỉnh Ninh Thuận (province)
VietnamNinh Hải (Vietnam : District)Bắc Sơn (Haiphong, Vietnam)Binh Nghia (Vietnam)
RitualsMagicReligiontravelVietnamViet Nam (nation)Tỉnh Ninh Thuận (province)Ninh Hải (Vietnam : District)Bắc Sơn (Haiphong, Vietnam)Binh Nghia (Vietnam)