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Author Helman-Ważny, Agnieszka, author.

Title The Mardzong manuscripts : codicological and historical studies of an archaeological find in Mustang, Nepal / by Agnieszka Helman-Ważny, Charles Ramble ; with contributions by Nyima Drandul Gurung, Sarah Skumanov, Emilie Arnaud-Nguyen, Naljor Tsering, Bazhen Zeren
Edition Second edition
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, [2021]
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Series Brill's Tibetan studies library, 1568-6183 ; volume 48
Contents Introduction to Mustang (Lo) and Its Heritage -- A Note on Interdisciplinary Methods -- The Mardzong Texts in Relation to the Bon Canon -- A Codicological Study of the Mardzong Manuscripts -- Comparative Study of Paper Found at Archaeological Sites in Mustang -- Missing Manuscripts from the Mardzong Cave Repository -- On the Dating and Origin of the Mardzong Manuscripts -- Book-Making Practices in Mustang -- Preservation of the Mardzong Manuscripts Collection -- Translations of Selected Works from the Mardzong Collection -- A Rare Treatise on Toxicology from the Mardzong Collection: Translation and Preliminary Remarks
Summary "In 2008, an international team of climbers discovered a large collection of Tibetan manuscripts in a cave complex called Mardzong, in Nepal's remote Mustang district. The following year, the entire cache-over five thousand folios from some sixty different works of the Buddhist and Bön religions, some more than seven centuries old-were removed to the safe keeping of a monastery, where they were later examined by experts from different disciplines. This book is the result of their findings. The authors present what they have been able to discover about the content of these manuscripts, their age, the materials with which they were made, the patrons who commissioned them and the scribes and artists who created them. Contributors include: Agnieszka Helman-Ważny, Charles Ramble, Nyima Drandul Gurung, Naljor Tsering, Sarah Skumanov, Emilie Arnaud-Nguyen and Bazhen Zeren"-- Provided by publisher
Notes "This book is an amended, updated and expanded edition of the previously published The Mardzong Manuscripts: Preservation, Interpretation and Dating of an Archaeological Find in Mustang, Nepal that was published in 2018 by Eikon Publishing, Poland, in a limited edition"--Title page verso
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Bon (Tibetan religion) -- Doctrines -- Manuscripts
Buddhist literature, Tibetan -- Manuscripts
Codicology -- Nepal -- Mustang (Nepal : District)
Manuscripts, Tibetan -- Nepal -- Mustang (Nepal : District) -- History
Codicology.
Manuscripts, Tibetan.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Gurung, Nyima Drandul, contributor.
Ramble, Charles, author.
LC no. 2020040619
ISBN 900444372X
9789004443723