Dead body carrying rituals, exorcism, Gru urang's rituals (priests, shamans, exorcists)
manuscripts (document genre)
Mr. Quang Van Dai's father handed down the material to him, who has kept it for about 50 years.
Cham manuscripts, bound into volumes with thread and covered with a thin blue fabric. The inner side of the cover was glued with white cardboard. These manuscripts contain 3 small volumes which were connected into one. The first page was worm-eaten. Page 45, 47 and 49 were stamped with red color. Page 108, 109 were framed. The contents were written with India ink on thin paper, in Akhar Thrah language. Page 112 to 118 were made of thick paper. Each page was numbered in order. The material is in good condition. Size (width - length), 29.5 x 17 cm
This material covers religious and magic rituals. The content is about dead body carrying rituals, exorcism, Gru urang's rituals (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).