Aṣṭasāhasrikā prajñāpāramitā, circa 1200-1399.
1 item (1 leaf) : palm leaf ; 48 x 5 cm.
Early manuscript leaf from Nepal, with a short section taken from a teaching (sūtra) on Mahāyāna Buddhist wisdom. There
are three painted images: a larger, central figure, possibly the bodhisattva Avalokiteśvara, with two attendants on either
side. These images are painted over the original script and so are later than the text.
Title supplied by cataloger.
Written in 5 lines per leaf.
Dated 1200-1399 based on previous appraisal.
Corrected text in margins; vertical borders indicated with triple black line surrounding three paintings.
UPenn Ms. Indic 16.
Rare Book & Manuscript Library University of Pennsylvania Ms. Indic 16
अष्टसाहस्रिका प्रज्ञापारमिता, १२००-१३९९.
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