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Aṣṭasāhasrikā prajñāpāramitā,; circa 1200-1399.

Title:
Aṣṭasāhasrikā prajñāpāramitā, circa 1200-1399.
Abstract:
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.
Format:
1 item (1 leaf) : palm leaf; 48 x 5 cm.
Identifier:
(OCoLC)ocn946660708; (OCoLC)946660708; (PU)6957071-penndb-Voyager
Language:
In Sanskrit; (Devanāgarī)
Provenance:
Formerly owned by Ken Robbins (Potomac, Maryland).; Formerly owned by George P. Bickford (Cleveland, Ohio).; Gift of Ken Robbins, 2015.
Relation:
https://colenda.library.upenn.edu/catalog/81431-p3xm0k; http://hdl.library.upenn.edu/1017/d/medren/6957071
Subject:
Wisdom -- Religious aspects -- Buddhism -- Early works to 1800.; Bodhisattvas -- Art -- Early works to 1800.; Mahayana Buddhism -- Doctrines -- Early works to 1800.; Treatises.; Manuscripts; Nepal; 14th century.; Illuminated manuscripts.; Manuscripts, Sanskrit; 13th century.; Manuscripts; Nepal; 13th century.; Manuscripts, Sanskrit; 14th century.
Type:
Manuscripts
Personal Name:
Robbins, Kenneth X.; Bickford, George P.
Rights:
https://rightsstatements.org/page/NoC-US/1.0/?
Call Number:
Ms. Indic 16