Ôle, a palm manuscript

MoineLisantsurÔleThis palm leaf has the particularity to withstand hot and humid climate of South-east Asia .
After a long and precise work preparation, called ole palm leaf is engraved by copyists .
This practice is used for a long time now endangered since the advent of the printing press.
We spent an afternoon listening to gentle monk recitating his litany in Khon Tai Wat temple on the island of Don Kong Laos.

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