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Dunhuang archives online.

Post by Indrajala » Thu Apr 22, 2010 2:42 pm

This might be of interest to people here.

The International Dunhuang Protect is scanning and cataloguing all the texts and artefacts from the Dunhuang caves. They found camel loads of Buddhist texts from numerous languages (including Tangut texts on Chan/Zen!).

For example, take a look at this high resolution scan of a Guanyin portrait:

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Main site:

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Re: Dunhuang archives online.

Post by kirtu » Sun Apr 25, 2010 3:39 pm

Huseng wrote:This might be of interest to people here.

The International Dunhuang Protect is scanning and cataloguing all the texts and artefacts from the Dunhuang caves. They found camel loads of Buddhist texts from numerous languages (including Tangut texts on Chan/Zen!). http://idp.bl.uk/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
:woohoo: :thanks:

Keep 'em coming!

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