Cham manuscripts collected by Ms. Dong Thi Hang

Cham manuscripts made of paper, collected by Ms. Dong Thi Hang in Ninh Thuan. Contents: legends, fortune telling, exorcism rituals, purification rituals, instructions on calculating dates of Cham calendar, checking good dates, house building based on age, etc.

The original manuscripts belonged to Cham people in Ninh Thuan Province, they have been collected by Ms. Dong Thi Hang.

Extent and Medium of original material: Cement paper, notebook paper, A4 paper.

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  • Instructions on how to calculate dates of Cham calendar

    File Ref: EAP698/15/3
    Cham manuscript bound into volume with red threads. The covers were made of cement paper sewn continuously. The front cover has a drawing of Homkar. The back cover has drawings of signs, Homkar, talisman symbols, direction signs and calendar. The contents ...
  • Fortune telling

    File Ref: EAP698/15/5
    Cham manuscript bound into volume with threads. The covers are made of leather. The contents are written in Akhar Thrah script in India ink on "gio" paper (made from bark of "gio" trees). Pages 13, 34, 35, 99, and 100 were left blank. Many pages have drawi ...
  • Exorcism rituals, talisman drawing

    File Ref: EAP698/15/6
    Cham manuscript bound into volume with threads. The covers are made of newspaper and cement paper. They are torn in the lower edges, which had text in French and Vietnamese. The contents are written in Akhar Thrah script in India ink on thin paper. Pages 1 ...
  • Rituals in carrying totems, Muk Pajau's rituals, instructions on folk...

    File Ref: EAP698/15/7
    Cham manuscript bound into volume with threads. The front cover is torn and only the lined layer remains. The inside of the front cover has sign drawings. The back cover is made of cement paper and has text in Akhar Thrah script. The back cover has some ho ...
  • Rituals in Raja festival, rites of house building, checking dates for house...

    File Ref: EAP698/15/8
    Cham manuscript bound into volume with threads. The covers are made of cloth. The contents are written in Akhar Thrah script in India ink on thick cement paper. The volume is torn at the left edge, which linked the two pages in the middle. The manuscript c ...
  • "Legends of Po Inâ Nagar, fortune telling"

    File Ref: EAP698/15/1
    Cham manuscript bound into volume with thick twined threads. The covers were made with stiff light blue paper, which is eaten by termites in the top-left corner. The front cover has a drawing of a peacock; the back cover has a symbol of a cow. Page 16 has ...
  • "Exorcism rituals, purification rituals, rituals of spirits fighting...

    File Ref: EAP698/15/2
    Cham manuscript bound into volume with threads. The covers were made of cement paper. The contents are written in Akhar Thrah script in ink of brush pen on thin paper. Pages 30-35 have text and signs in black India ink. The manuscript is in good condition. ...
  • Exorcism rituals

    File Ref: EAP698/15/4
    Cham manuscript bound into volume with threads. The covers were made of cement paper with a plastic exterior. The inside of the front cover has letters in Akhar Thrah script; the inside of the back cover has text in Vietnamese. The contents are written in ...