Collection items

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  • Printed copy of the Diamond Sutra

    Scroll, Woodblock printed scroll

    This copy of the Diamond Sūtra in Chinese language, complete with a beautifully illustrated frontispiece, is the world's...

  • Printed Prayer Sheet

    Woodblock printed sheet

    A 10th-century printed prayer sheet with an illustration of Amitābha Buddha. What is it? Many rectangular prayer sheets...

  • Sutra of Filial Piety

    Book

    Korean woodblock book, printed during the 16th century. The text of the Sutra of Filial Piety was composed in China and...

  • Sutras with illustrations on fig leaves

    Manuscript, concertina album

    This is a finely illustrated Chinese manuscript containing two Buddhist sūtras and images painted on leaves. The text Th...

  • The Book of Buddha's Names

    Scroll

    This scroll was discovered in Cave 17 (known as the Library Cave) in Dunhaung, China, as such, it is believed that this...

  • The Garland Sutra

    Manuscript

    This finely decorated Korean manuscript contains Volume 32 of the Buddhist scripture called the Avataṃsaka-sūtra, in San...

  • Yongle Encyclopedia

    Manuscript

    The Yongle Emperor was the third emperor of the Ming dynasty and reigned from 1402 to 1424. He commissioned the Yongle D...