Dispelling demons, taboo days at certain ages, undoing death spells, instruction for business, dispelling disaster, love spells
manuscripts (document genre)
Endangered Cham Manuscripts of Vietnam
This manuscript was inherited by Mr. Thanh Chau from his grandfather, named Duong Po, in 2002.
58 unnumbered pages
Cham manuscript bound by threads, covered, written in Chinese on "Đại" paper, folded in two. Besides the original covers, owner (Mr. Thanh Chau) added new covers in 2002. The original covers are made of "Quyến" paper. The new ones are made of Cham exercise books and the front cover numbered 1 is made of calendar paper. Pages 6, 26, and 50 are missing.
Topics include magic, astrology, and ceremonies. The content is about dispelling demons, taboo days at certain ages, undoing death spells, instruction for business, dispelling disaster, and love spells.
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).