Fragment of a canonical tantra

Scope and Content

The tantras form part of the Tibetan buddhist scriptural canon, which comprises thousands of works translated mainly from Sanskrit between the eigth and thirteenth centuries CE. The text is written in locally produced ink using a bamboo pen.

Conditions Governing Access


Acquisition Information

Donated by Rev. G.R. Newton, 1940

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

H20 x W62.5cm

Conditions Governing Use

For permission to publish, please contact Archives & Special Collections, SOAS Library in the first instance