Biography of the 1st Dalai Lama or The Rosary of Gems
Currently not on display
A block printed pecha or Tibetan manuscript, a copy pf the biography of the first Dalai Lama. The Tashi Lhunpo document was originally written in 1494 by ye shes rtse mo [Yeshe Tsemo]. The manuscript has 63 folios, printed on daphne bark paper. The four manuscripts 103a, 103b, 103c, 103d all seem to have previously been wrapped and supported together with one pair of book covers.