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  • A Buddhist scroll with illustrated cover

    Manuscript, Scroll

    This very long scroll was copied in the mid-10th century for a Buddhist patron, who requested long life for himself and...

  • Chapter 25 of the Lotus sutra

    Scroll

    An illustrated text of Chapter 25 of the Lotus Sutra. Commonly known in Japanese as the Kannon-gyo, this popular sutra w...

  • Chinese Buddhist sutra on indigo-dyed paper

    Scroll, Manuscript

    This fragment of the Mahāparinirvāṇa-sūtra is an early example of the tradition of writing fine manuscripts in metallic...

  • Decorative copy of the Heart Sutra in Chinese

    Scroll, Manuscript

    This Perfection of Wisdom sūtra, commonly called the Heart Sūtra, expounds the fundamental emptiness of all things. It i...

  • Gandharan Scrolls

    Scroll

    Birch bark scrolls, dating back to the 1st century CE, making them among the oldest surviving Buddhist manuscripts in th...

  • Japanese Lotus Sutra

    Scroll, Manuscript

    The Lotus Sūtra, known in Sanskrit as Saddharma Puṇḍarīka Sūtra or ‘Sūtra of the Lotus of the Wonderful Law,’ is one of ...

  • 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...

  • 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...