After Queen Maha Maya gave a birth of her son at Lumbini Garden. King Suddhodana invited eight wise men to withness the naming ceremony and to suggest a good name for his son. The wise men examined the birthmarks of the prince and concluded, “ The prince will be a king of kings if he wants to rule. If he chooses a religious life then he will become the Wisest-the Buddha.” The youngest of the five wise men, Kondanna, then said, “This prince will be the Buddha and nothing else.” Then the wise men gave him the name Siddhartha meaning “wish-fulfilled.”
Folio 25 on the recto side: In Culasakkarat (CS) 1202, a kot chai year, on the first waxing day of the fifth [lunar] month, the fifth day of the week (Thursday), a hap mao day. The writing of this manuscript had been finished in the morning between 6.00-7.30 o’clock. Xiang (Mr. ex-novice) Phomma and his relatives had the religious faith to sponsor the making of this manuscript entitled Pathomsompot, to support the Teachings of the Buddha to last until the end of 5 thousand years. Nibbāna paccayo hotu no dhuvaṃ dhuvaṃ. (May this be a condition for us to reach Nirvana, certainly).