Taboo days, image of amulets, chant for anti-fire ghost, chant for invoking Gods, candle ritual chants
manuscripts (document genre)
This manuscript had belonged to Mr. Lik Phaok Tao (brother of Mrs. Dao Thi Luoi). In 1994, Mr. Lik Phaok Tao died, and this manuscript was bequeathed to Mrs. Dao Thi Luoi.
40 unnumbered pages
Cham manuscript, bound by threads, covered in cement paper, written in hair pencil and pen on cement paper. The first cover is torn on the right, pages 1 - 2 are written in pen, written in hair pencil from page 3 to page 36. It is water-damaged from page 1 to page 14, words are unclear and water-damaged.
The topics of the manuscript are astrology, ceremonies, magic, rituals, religion. The content is about taboo days, image of amulets, chant for anti-fire ghost, chant for invoking Gods, candle ritual chants.
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).
Astrology, VietnameseRites and ceremoniesMagicRitualsReligion