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Hōryūji Palm-leaf Manuscript. (Ja)

Image: The palm leaf manuscript of held at Hōryū Gakumonji (法隆学問寺), or “Learning Temple of the Flourishing Dharma” (aka Hōryūji, Horiuzi) containing texts of the Prajñāpāramitā-hṛdaya, Uṣṇiṣavijaya-dhāraṇī, and a Sanskrit syllabary. The manuscript is said to date from 609 CE, but this date certainly incorrect. Georg Bühler notes, in Müller (1881), that a comparison of the… Continue reading Hōryūji Palm-leaf Manuscript. (Ja)

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