Religious book

This scripture is part of the collection of the Chinese Buddhist canon (triptaka) which were commissioned for printing by the Mongol rulers between 1228 to 1322. This dharani (ritual speech) is devoted to Yamantaka or Daweide mingwang, the wrathful manifestation of Amitabha, the Buddha of the West, also one of the Five Cosmic Buddhas.

Date/Period
Yuan dynasty, early 14th century
Region
Jiangsu province, China
Dimension
Image size: 27 x 16 cm
Accession No.
1998-00607
Material
Paper
Collection of
Asian Civilisations Museum
Category
Rare Books