Pathama uppajjaga ha petahr
This manuscript was created in 1930 for kathin ceremonies at Wat Phrakhong (Lampung Province, Thailand). It is inscribed in gold ink on black mulberry paper. The covers are black lacquer adorned with gold. It consists of a selection of Pali chants used in ordinations and the kathin ceremony, plus explanations in Northern Thai of Pali words in the text, Palivasa Mahatta. In the kathin ceremony, which is held shortly after the end of the Buddhist lenten period, laymen present new robes and other useful goods to monks. Donations given as part of the kathin ceremony are reputed to bring beneficial karma to the donor.

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