Karanda-vyuha [Manifestation of Appearances]

Scope and Content

Sanskrit text of the Karanda-vyuha-sutra, a discursive work on the cult of the Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara. Avalokitesvara is portrayed on the first page in Tibeto-Nepalese style. The text is written in an ornamental Nepalese script, and the pages are stacked between two wooden boards and tied around with braid.

Conditions Governing Access


Acquisition Information

Purchased by Lord Scarborough in Nepal, 1956

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

H8.5cm x W32.6cm

Conditions Governing Use

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