Thanakhan or Dānaka means "Alms-giving" is the third section of the 13 sections of Vessantara Jataka. The story tells Queen Phussadī talked with her husband, King Sonsai (Sanjaya) who ruled Sivi kingdom, requested for reducing the punishment of banishing for her dear son. But her effort was fail. Before leaving the kingdom, Prince Vessantara distributed many things as gifts which called "Satta jataka maha dana" (seven kinds of alms-gifts) including elephants, horses, carts, servants, dairy cows, male and female slaves, 700 each. Thereafter the Prince along with Maddī and children, Jali and Kanha left the kingdom directing to the Mount Vamka.
Folio 18 on the recto side: In BE 2490, a moeng khai year, on the eighth waxing day of the sixth [lunar] month, a Sunday, the writing of this manuscript was finished at the time of the sunset drum (between 13.30–15.00 o’clock). Sao (Mrs.) Sai and Ai Chua Phò (novice) Khon, both of them had the ardent religious faith to jointly sponsor the making of this manuscript entitled Thanakhan Banpai to support the Teachings of Gotama Buddha to last until the end of 5000 years. May all my wishes and desires come true, may I finally reach Nirvāna as the ultimate goal, may this not be ignored as it is what I desire. Sādhu sādhu anumodāmi (Amen! Amen! I rejoice). Sao (Mrs. Sai) and Ai Chua Phò (novice) from Ban Na Luang were the sponsors.