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South Asia in the Beinecke: Lhasa Kanjur

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Rgyal bai̕ bka ̕g̕yur rin po che [Kanjur]. Lha-sa : s.n., 1949. 100 volumes. Beinecke Rare Book Library, Yale University Library.

 

About the Lhasa Kanjur

Excerpted from Rgyal bai̕ bka ̕g̕yur rin po che record:

"The Lhasa edition of the Tibetan compendium of Buddhist canonical writings, commissioned by the XIII Dalai Lama and based on the Snar-thaṅ xylograph edition of 1730-1732; the blocks for the present Lhasa xylograph edition were carved in 1920-1927, and this set was the penultimate set printed before the blocks were destroyed during the Chinese invasion of Tibet in 1959. In Tibetan."

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Librarian for South Asian Studies

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Brandon J. Miliate, PhD
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