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Gum tempera and ink on palm leaf
Leaf: 5.4 x 56.2 cm (2 1/8 x 22 1/8 in.)
Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund 1938.301.5.a
Himalayan Gallery 237 Rotation
In the center of the page is a seated goddess of wisdom, named Prajnaparamita, who personifies the content of the text itself. A red and white bodhisattva also attend her on either side.
This manuscript, consisting of 188 double-sided folios, was calligraphed by a scribe at a monastery in northeastern India, commissioned by a monk from Nepal. Judging from the style of the paintings, they are the work of Nepalese artists.
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