Bhim Kanta Phukan Collection [c18th century]

This collection of manuscripts belongs to Bhim Kanta Phukan.

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  • Phe Lung Phe Ban [c18th century]

    File Ref: EAP373/4/36
    This folio contains the mantra to purify water for bathing. ...
  • Sai Pha Bidhi [c18th century]

    File Ref: EAP373/4/37
    This manuscript contains the mantras used in the "Khvk Sai Pha". In this puja Lengdon is the main God worshipped including Khao Kham, Ai Lengdin, Jan Sai Hung, Ja Sing Pha, Chit Lam Sam, Ra Khin and Ba Khin. Further, if this ritual is done in a social mann ...
  • Sang Han [c18th century]

    File Ref: EAP373/4/38
    The content in this manuscript relates to match making. In one of the folios it is written that children born on the 14th day of the 5th month and on the 2nd day of the 9th month cannot be married to each other. And if they marry then they will not have a ...
  • Sang Han [c18th century]

    File Ref: EAP373/4/39
    This manuscript is about unnatural happenings and their outcomes. It is written that if a small chicken develops four legs there can be a fight between brothers or war in the country. It is also written that if a hen develops the features of a cock and cro ...
  • Sang Pin Kun (literally 'if be person') [c18th century]

    File Ref: EAP373/4/40
    This is also a kind of fortune telling manuscript. It is about forecasting the future of any child depending on the day it was born. It is written that if a child is born on the 11th month, he may be sick and in order to avoid this four chicken has to be o ...
  • Sum Pha Rung Sing Mvng [c18th century]

    File Ref: EAP373/4/41
    This manuscript contains the annual bathing ritual of the idol of "Sum Pha Rung Seng Mvng". This idol is not allowed to be viewed by any person except the king who bathes the idol with purified water. The purification of water is done by chanting of mantra ...
  • Tham Tang [c18th century]

    File Ref: EAP373/4/42
    This manuscript contain allusions to ancestors seeking their blessings. The ancestors are offered chickens and it is believed that these chickens die when mantras from this manuscript are recited. ...
  • Sai Kai [18th century]

    File Ref: EAP373/40/1
    It is the same text as Tileshwar Mohan's Sai Kai (EAP373_TileshwarMohan_SaiKai1). ...
  • Khonming [18th century]

    File Ref: EAP373/40/2
    This manuscript is about calling of khons. The Ahoms believed that every living being in this universe have khons or spirits and any kind of desease or unnatural happenings occurred when these spirits went out of the living body. In such instances this Kho ...
  • Assamese Tai Manuscript [18th century]

    File Ref: EAP373/41/1
    This manuscript contains information about the establishment of kingdoms and by Siu ka pha and other Ahom kings. It also contains other details about some of the princes like Bamuni Konwar and other administrative steps taken in during the Ahom reign. It i ...
  • Du Kai Seng [18th century]

    File Ref: EAP373/42/1
    This is a fortune telling manuscript. There are images of pairs of chicken legs with thin bamboo sticks attached to them. And depending on these images, the placement of the bamboo sticks, fortune telling and procastination of any kind of good or bad happe ...
  • Single Folio [18th century]

    File Ref: EAP373/42/2
    It contains a Dam Phi mantra. It is written that after 10 days of the death of a person he becomes a Dam, after 20 days he becomes the household diety. ...
  • Assamese Tai Manuscript [c18th century]

    File Ref: EAP373/43/1
    The content of this manuscript relates to different subjects. In folio 0004, it is written as Bikh Jora Mantra which means mantra to relieve from pain. In line 6 of the same folio it is written- jarilu bikha sulit dhori namile bikho kharo kori….. Only foli ...
  • Ban Seng [c18th century]

    File Ref: EAP373/43/2
    The content of this Ban Seng is similar to the other Ban Sengs. It is about foretelling good and bad happenings. ...
  • Do Kai Seng [1806-07]

    File Ref: EAP373/43/3
    This is a fortune telling manuscript. Lak Ni Rung Pau, during the period of the Ahom king Kamaleshwar Singha (1795-1811). This corresponds to the year 1806-07. ...