Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Palm Leaf Writer's left Hand

You can see the angular cut on the thumb nail. It is very necessary for the writing. The writing point of the stylus is supported by this cut.

Palm Leaf Writer's hands when writing

The close up picture of the hands and the palm leaf. The angular cut on the left thumb nail can be seen.

Saturday, August 11, 2012

Palm Leaf Manuscripts -- Buddha's Teachings

Advisory phrases of the Lord Buddha written on palm leaves with a painted wooden covers.
Made according to the traditional techniques of palm leaf book producing.
Nicely written letters in English and Sinhala languages according to the palm leaf writing techniques specially using both hands with the tool called 'panhinda'.