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Illustrated manuscript Prajnapamita Hrdaya sutra

Unknown890 AD

National Museum - New Delhi

National Museum - New Delhi

This manuscript contains four beautiful drawings of four Lokapalas, viz. Vaisravana, Virudhaka, Virupaksa and Dhrtarastra. The text is written in Chinese characters. The cover is also scripted with the Chinese characters. This manuscript is not only beautifully illustrated but also dated. Each one has been separately mounted.

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  • Title: Illustrated manuscript Prajnapamita Hrdaya sutra
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 890 AD
  • Location: Tun-Huang, China
  • Physical Dimensions: w125 x h137 cm (wIthout cover)
  • Type: Manuscript
  • Rights: National Museum, Janpath, New Delhi
  • Style: Central Asia Antiquities Art
  • Place Part Of: China

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