Preserving literary heritage
The Digitisation of Northern Thai Manuscripts Project, supported by the German government since 2013 and successfully concluded last month, inspires locals to conserve old manuscripts themselves Lefta German Prof Harald Hundius shows German Ambassador Peter PrA1 4gel and Hagen E.W. Dirksen, honorary consul of the Federal Republic of Germany, Chiang Mai, the preserved Lanna manuscripts at Wat Duang Dee. Pichaya Svasti At Wat Sung Men in Phrae province, monks and a dozen local villagers are busy scanning the temple's old manuscripts into a computer.
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