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Re: [Pali] Re: Earliest Pali Inscriptions or manuscripts

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  • Bankei
    Thank you all for the replies and the references. Jon, I see you have a paper in the SAOS Burma research journal too - congratulations. I will do some further
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      Thank you all for the replies and the references. Jon, I see you have a
      paper in the SAOS Burma research journal too - congratulations.

      I will do some further research and try compile a list of resources and
      report back.

      Regards

      Bankei

      2009/2/20 Jon Fernquest <bayinnaung@...>

      > Dear Piya Tan;
      >
      > Thanks for the info about that conference. Peter Skilling lead a
      > graduate student conference at Chulalongkorn University last week
      > also. Wanted to go but didn't know where to find the info.
      >
      > There is also a research group that has little mini conferences at
      > Mahachulalongkorn Buddhist University that has relocated up to
      > Ayutthaya. No longer at Sanam Luang. This was announced on Justin
      > McDaniels Thai Studies list at UC Riverside.
      >
      > There is also this talk coming up:
      >
      > Kamma and Control: The Pagodas of Yangon, Old and New
      > By: Dr. Donald M. Stadtner
      > Date: Thursday, February 26, 2009, Time: 7:30 p.m, Place: The Siam Society
      >
      > Donald also just published a pretty fascinating study of the stories
      > associated with hair relics at Kyaik-ti-yo Pagoda in Burma (the one
      > balancing/hanging on a rock). The paper traces the stories from the
      > times when they were in Pali and in the monastery to the times when
      > they left the monastery and grew folktale dimensions to them, a lot
      > remains to be done on this sort of thing:
      > http://web.soas.ac.uk/burma/volume6/SBBR6-2008Stadtner.pdf
      >
      > BTW Southeast Asian palaeography (development of scripts from Indian
      > scripts in Buddhist inscriptions) is a wide open field, almost
      > untouched, especially Mon and Burmese.
      >
      > With metta,
      > Jon Fernquest
      >
      > --- In Pali@yahoogroups.com <Pali%40yahoogroups.com>, Piya Tan
      > <dharmafarer@...> wrote:
      > >
      > > Thanks Jon, for Peter's interesting article.
      > >
      > > We have just finished the 3-day ISEAS "Buddhism Across Asia"
      > conference at
      > > the Orchard Hotel today, where Peter Skilling, Prapod
      > Assavavirulhakarn and
      > > a galaxy of well known scholars presented papers. The Nobel laureate
      > Amartya
      > > Sen gave the closing address.
      > >
      > > With metta,
      > >
      > > Piya Tan
      > >
      > >
      > > On Wed, Feb 18, 2009 at 6:34 PM, Jon Fernquest <bayinnaung@...> wrote:
      > >
      > > > Dear List Members;
      > > >
      > > > "Does anyone know what the oldest surviving Pali manuscript is, and
      > > > where it is located now?"
      > > >
      > > > If you're interested in early Pali inscriptions, you'll want to
      > check out
      > > > this
      > > > online paper on "Ye Dhammaa" Dvaravati inscriptions in Pallava
      > script in
      > > > Thailand dated palaeographically to 600-800 AD, if I remember
      > correctly:
      > > >
      > > > Traces of the Dharma, Peter Skilling Bulletin de l'École française
      > > > d'Extrême-Orient Year 2003 Volume 90 Issue 90-91 pp. 273-287
      > > >
      > > > http://www.persee.fr/web/revues/home/prescript/article/befeo_0336-
      > > > 1519_2003_num_90_1_3615?_Prescripts_Search_isPortletOuvrage=false
      > > >
      > > > Or just goto:
      > > > http://www.persee.fr/web/revues/home/prescript/revue/befeo
      > > >
      > > > And look for the 2003 article by Peter Skilling.
      > > >
      > > > With metta,
      > > > Jon Fernquest
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > >
      > >
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