The Biography of the 3rd Dalai Lama or The Ocean Chariot of Real Attainment



A block printed pecha or Tibetan manuscript. A copy of the biography of the third Dalai Lama bSod nams rGya tsho [Sonam Gyatsho] by the fifth Dalai Lama, ngag dbang blo bzang rgya mtsho [Ngawang Lobzang Gyatso]. The manuscript has 109 folios, printed on daphne bark paper, there are line drawings of Lokeśvara on the left and Srong btsan sGam po on the right of folio 1. The four manuscripts 103a, 103b, 103c, 103d all seem to have previously been wrapped and supported together with a single pair of book covers.