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Société Asiatique MS No. 14. (Ni)

Ārya-pañcaviṁśati-prajñāpāramitā… Noble Twenty-five Perfection of Wisdom Société Asiatique MS No. 14. (fol 18b,1.4-19b,1.5). Preceded by Uṣṇiṣavijayā nāma dhāraṇī. Modern Nepalese, ink on paper. Images of this ms. kindly supplied by Pierre-Sylvain Filliozat of the Société Asiatique. Many Thanks. Transcription 18b … oṁ na mo bha ga va tyai ā ryya pra jñā pā ra mi… Continue reading Société Asiatique MS No. 14. (Ni)

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Cambridge Manuscript ADD 1485 (Nb)

Nepal. 1677 CE. Gold ink on Black paper. Ranjana script. Approx 24 x 7.6 cm. No title. Contains the Prajñāpāramitāhṛdaya along with other dhāraṇī texts. Leaves numbered 16-54. Transcription 1 Recto (in two columns)  ༄ oṃ na mo bha ga va tyai ā rya pra jñā pā ra mi ___ tā yai || e vaṃ ma yā śru ta me… Continue reading Cambridge Manuscript ADD 1485 (Nb)

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Cambridge Manuscript Add 1164 (Nh)

ārya -śrī-pañcaviṃsatikā-prajñāpāramitā-hṛdaya nāma dhāraṇī The Dhāraṇī named The Heart of the Noble, Auspicious Perfection of Wisdom consisting of 25[000]. Modern Newāri script. Beginning and end of text in one hand, with middle leaf missing. Text begins @ 1.2, Signs that the text was heard or written from memory rather than read or visually copied by the scribe:… Continue reading Cambridge Manuscript Add 1164 (Nh)

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Cambridge Manuscript ADD 1680 (Nk)

Section ix of a bundle of various texts. Palm leaf; Bhujimol or one of the other Nepalese hooked scripts. Bendall dates ca. 13th. Leaf missing with beginning of the text. Damage at the ends. Some worm damage. Conze could evidently read more of this text than is clear now, especially the beginnings of the lines on both sides,… Continue reading Cambridge Manuscript ADD 1680 (Nk)

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British Library Manuscript EAP676/2/5 (Nn)

Ārya-pañcaviṁśatikā-prajñāpāramitā-mantra nāma Dhāraṇī[Diplomatic Edition] The Dhāraṇī named the Mantra of the Noble Prajñāpāramitā of 25[000]. note that 25 is pañcaviṃśati and 1000 sahas is missing here. Folio size 18 x 6.5 cm; paper. Margins of double lines in red ink. Each recto has || pra || in the left margin; and || jñā || in the right,… Continue reading British Library Manuscript EAP676/2/5 (Nn)

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Cambridge Manuscript ADD 1553 (Ne)

Ārya-pañcaviṃśatikā-prajñāpāramitā-hṛdaya nāma Dhāraṇī The Dhāraṇī named the Noble Heart of the Prajñāpāramitā consisting of 25[000]. note that 25 is pañcaviṃśati and 1000 sahas is missing here. Modern Nepalese; 5x13cm; Newāri script, black ink on paper (yellowed by the addition of arsenic preservative), with decorations in red ink. Illuminated first page with image of four-armed yellow Prajñāpāramitā, verso blank. 5… Continue reading Cambridge Manuscript ADD 1553 (Ne)