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  • Pratikramana vidhi

    Manuscript

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

  • 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...

  • Queen Mary Psalter

    Manuscript

    The Queen Mary Psalter is one of the most extensively illustrated biblical manuscripts ever produced, containing over 10...

  • Qur’an manuscript from Aceh

    Manuscript

    This finely illuminated Qur’an manuscript comes from Aceh on the northern tip of Sumatra, in present-day Indonesia. It i...

  • Qur’an manuscript from Daghistan

    Manuscript

    Manuscripts from Daghistan, in the mountainous Caucasus region in southern Russia, are renowned for their bold and dashi...

  • Rig-veda-Sanhita

    Printed book

    This 1869 edition of the Rig Veda Samhita by Friedrich Max Müller is one of the earliest English translation of the Rig ...

  • 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...

  • Sadavasyaka balavabodha

    Manuscript

    This anonymous Gujarati text of the 'Svetambara' Jain canon is written in Jain 'nagari' script. The manuscript is dated...

  • Salibhadra-caupai

    Manuscript

    The manuscript This manuscript of the Śālibhadra-caupaī, was made in Jaisalmer (Rajasthan, India) in the 18th century an...

  • Samaritan Pentateuch

    Manuscript

    A Samaritan Pentateuch, dating from the 14th century. Who are the Samaritans? The Samaritans are an ethnic and religious...

  • Samgrahaniratna

    Manuscript

    This manuscript contains a version of the work composed by the monk Śrīcandra in the 12th century, and is written in...

  • Scenes from the Life of Buddha (part 1)

    Manuscript, Paper folding book

    The scenes in this Burmese paper folding book depict begin with the Bodhisatta as Sumeda and Dipankara Buddha, include s...

  • Scenes from the Life of Buddha (part 2)

    Paper folding book, Manuscript

    The illustrations in this Burmese paper folding book depict the last year of the Buddha’s life. What is depicted here? ...

  • Scenes from the Life of the Buddha

    Manuscript, Image, Illustration, Paper folding book

    The 19th-century Burmese illustrated manuscript is on the early life of the Buddha, from his resolve to depart from his...

  • Sefer Torah Or 1462

    Manuscript, Scroll

    The Torah Scroll is the holiest and most valued object in Judaism. It is the physical expression of the Jewish people’s ...