This text is about Mahā Saṅgharāja Devaloka (the Buddha) who was knowledgeable in all three parts of the Tipiṭaka, purified in morality and kept good practice. He had also the great effort, and was the only person who introduced the 84,000 Dhamma-khandha (categories of the Teachings) to his four assemblies of Buddhists: Bhikkhus, Bhikkhunis, Buddhist laymen and Buddhist laywomen.
Folio 17 on the recto – verso side: [The writing of this manuscript was finished] in BE 2526, CS 1345, a ka khai year (Kun – the Year of the Pig), on the fifteenth day of the waxing moon of the sixth [lunar] month, a Tuesday, corresponding to 26 April 1983. Pha Phui Thiracitto from Vat Pha Maha That Rajabovoravihan, Luang Prabang municipal, had the religious faith to sponsor the making of this manuscript entitled Paet Mün to support the Teachings of the Buddha and to be dedicated as the religious properties to Vat Pha Maha That Rajabovoravihan, Luang Prabang municipal. May I dedicate the benefits derived from this merit to all beneficiaries: parents, siblings, teachers, all beings creatures who are also in the cycle of rebirths and those who have already passed away to the other world. If you acknowledge this by any of your ways, please say congratulation in order to achieve the advantages in your blissful stages of existence.
May the benefits derived from this merit lead me to the heaven realm, to achieve human and heavenly prosperities and to successfully attain Nibbāna in the future. Isitaṃ pattitaṃ mayahaṃ kibbameva samecantu nibbānaṃ me paramaṃ sukkhaṃ niccaṃ dhuvaṃ.