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Hōryūji Palm-leaf Manuscript. (Ja)

Image: The palm leaf manuscript of held at Hōryūji monastery (also spelled Horiuzi) containing texts of the Prajñāpāramitā-hṛdaya, Uṣṇiṣavijaya-dhāraṇī, and a Sanskrit syllabary. The manuscript is said to date from 609 AD, but this is unlikely. Georg Bühler notes, in Müller (1881), that a comparison of the script with India manuscripts and inscriptions argues for a date in… Continue reading Hōryūji Palm-leaf Manuscript. (Ja)