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This seriously listed descriptive catalogue presents an essential doorway into the Tibetan Dunhuang collections. Its book grants to make attainable many extra stories of those long-neglected treasures, specific these in terms of the esoteric traditions of tantric Buddhism.

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2): @/ : /mchod pa’I sprin zhes bya ba’I gzungs/ iol tib j 141 21 This final line of the Pùjàmegha dhàra»ì spell. The rest of the text is found at IOL Tib J 141/2. 285, IOL Tib J 141/2, IOL Tib J 366/2, IOL Tib J 369/2, Pelliot tibétain 23/2, Pelliot tibétain 24/2, Pelliot tibétain 27/2, Pelliot tibétain 78, Pelliot tibétain 427. 1): @/ : /dus gsum du gshegs shing bzhugs pa’I/ The spell from the Amoghapà≤ah‰daya-dhàra»ì. It does not contain the preamble found both in the canonical version and in a different translation in Pelliot tibétain 49/4.

The Sanskrit terms treated here are: tantra, mantra, vidyà, dhàra»ì and ma»∂ala. The Tibetan equivalents given for these terms (excepting the fifth, which is the last and incomplete entry) are: sngags gi rgyud, gsang sngags, rig sngags and gzung sngags. 5833, Pelliot tibétain 845. 1): @// //’di skad bdag gyis thos pa dus gcig na’/ The final page of the booklet, much obscured but easily read from the infrared image, contains the opening lines of the sùtra, identical to item 2. 8): /da ltar bzhugs pa’i sangs .

1): @/:/rgya gar skad du /rad na ge tu d+ha ra nI na ma ma ha ya na su tra/ / An incomplete copy of the sùtra, with many non-sequential folios that are unfortunately unnumbered. 806). It also differs from the other Dunhuang versions. 2. 6. The end of chapter seven occurs on 7. 3. 806, IOL Tib J 157, IOL Tib J 158, IOL Tib J 159, IOL Tib J 160, Pelliot tibétain 431. 1): @/ /nI /ngo mtshard to /bcom ldan ’das shInd du ngo mtshard to / An incomplete copy of the sùtra, with unnumbered folios. 6. The following folios are mostly sequential, but the final folios of the manuscript seem to be out of sequence.

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