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Taebanggwangbul hwaŏmgyŏng. Che sasip-ogwŏn. Pyŏnsang

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: MS D23


This collection consists of chapter 45 of the Taebanggwangbul hwaŏmgyŏng [The Sutra of Garland Flower of Great Square and Broad World of Buddha], written in calligraphy and probably dated between 1300 and 1350 in late Koryŏ dynasty (918-1392). The Avatamsaka sutra is a mid-fourteenth century depection of Siksananda's Tang Dynasty era (695-699) translation of volume forty-five of the Avatamsaka sutra manuscript.


  • between 1300 and 1350


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1 volume : Dark blue paper with text and illustrations in gold. Four page frontispiece with scenes from the life of Buddha in gold, silver, and red. 67 pages folded accordion style. In a blue cloth portfolio. ; 27 x 11 cm, unfolds to 8.3 meters.

Physical description in Chinese

每葉高11.1厘米,寬32.4厘米。變相圖及卷首共四葉,經文六十七葉,經折裝。每葉6行,每行字數不等,最多為17字。上下有欄,無界。紺紙金粉泥寫經,金銀粉泥勾勒繪畫。變相圖卷端題"大方廣佛華嚴經第四十五卷變相"。卷端題"大方廣佛華嚴經第四十五,于闐國三藏實叉難陀奉制譯"。卷末題 "大方廣佛華嚴經第四十五"。

Physical Location

MS D23

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Richard C. Rudolph, 1956/1957.

Statement of Responsibility in Chinese

大方廣佛華嚴經. 第四十五卷. 變相 / 唐實叉難陀譯

Processing Information

This volume was reviewed by Vickie Doll in 2021. She updated the title to the Pinyin form and added additional notes.


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Taebanggwangbul hwaŏmgyŏng. Che sasip-ogwŏn. Pyŏnsang, MS D23, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

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