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  • Devi Mahatmya

    Manuscript

    An illustrated palm-leaf manuscript of the Devī Māhātmya, a devotional text in praise of Durgā. Made in Bhaktapur, Nepal...

  • Letter relating to the printing of the 'Matthew Bi...

    Manuscript, Letter

    The English Bible had been legalised in principle in 1536, but there was as yet no officially authorised text. In 1537,...

  • Mahavira preaching from the Uttaradhyayana Sutra

    Manuscript

    The Uttaradhyayana Sutra is one of the most important sacred books of the Shvetambar Jains, who venerate its antiquity a...

  • Matthew’s Bible

    Printed book

    A 1537 copy of ‘Matthew’s Bible’, printed in Antwerp. Who was the translator for Matthew’s Bible? It is known that Will...

  • Pahlavi Rivayat

    Manuscript

    This early 16th-century manuscript contains the text commonly referred to as the ‘Pahlavi Rivāyat’, is a Pahlavi (Middle...

  • Pratikramana vidhi

    Manuscript

    This manuscript of the 'Uttaradhyayana Sutra' was written in Prakrit prose and verse in the 16th century. The image show...

  • Rigveda

    Manuscript

    The Rig Veda is one of the oldest and most important texts in the śruti tradition of Hinduism. What is the Rig Veda? Th...

  • Uttaradhyayanasutra

    Manuscript

    The manuscript This paper manuscript was copied by Upadhyaya Harṣaratnaguru in Sīṁgamapura, Western India. The leaves ha...