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The Lotus Sutra

Grhapati Suwol (Buddhist monk)Korean Empire, 1903 (Gwangmu 7)

Academy of Korean Studies

Academy of Korean Studies

A Buddhist scripture copying 『Myobeop Yeonhwagyeong』 in Korean by Suwol in 1903. 『Beophwagyeong』 is short for 『Myobeop Yeonhwagyeong』. From 11th May (leap month) 1903 to 26th June, based on Kumaraliva (344-413) Chinese version, this book was excerpted and copied down. The first page of each book contains a prayer for the prosperity of the royal family and the state, and at the end of each book is the list of donators who were mostly women.

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  • Title: The Lotus Sutra
  • Date: Korean Empire, 1903 (Gwangmu 7)
  • translate & calligraphy: Grhapati Suwol (Buddhist monk)
  • location: Jangseogak, Academy of Korean Studies, Seongnam-si, Gyeonggi-do, Rep. Korea
  • composition: 7 books
  • Physical Dimensions: w24.3 x h33.8 cm
  • Original Title: Beophwa-gyeong (법화경, 法華經)
  • Korean caption: cture book about loyal
  • Provenance: Academy of Korean Studies
  • Type: Manuscript
  • Rights: Academy of Korean Studies

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