Rituals of purification and exorcism, rituals to become Gru urang (priests, shamans, exorcists)
manuscripts (document genre)
Endangered Cham Manuscripts of Vietnam
Mr. Quang Van Dai's father handed down the material to him, who has kept it for about 50 years.
84 unnumbered pages
Cham manuscripts, bound into volumes with thread and hemmed with two flat strips of wood. The covers were made of thin blue cloth with white stiff paper glued on the inner sides. The content was written in Akhar Thrah language with India ink on thin paper. Each page had a red border. The material is in good condition. Size (width - length), 19 x 12.5 cm
It covers the theme of religious rituals. The content is about rituals of purification and exorcism, rituals to become Gru urang (priests, shamans, exorcists).
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).