Collected Stories of Visitations to the Hell Realm and Moral Lessons on the Law of Cause and Effect

Description: A block printed Tibetan manuscript or pecha. A copy of ten collected stories relating to people's experiences of the hell realm following their resurrection. The manuscript has 228 folios, and is wrapped in a yellow silk cloth and secured with two wooden covers and a tablet woven braid.

Place collected: Not recorded
Date collected: 1900 - 1945
Measurements: Overall: 900 mm x 530 mm x 125 mm; 35 7/16 in x 20 7/8 in x 4 15/16 in
Type: Writing

Note: Curator's note: The descriptions and page translations found in the inscriptions field have been provided by Dr Karma Phuntsho, during cataloguing for, 'The Tibetan-Mongolian Rare Books and Manuscripts (TMRBM) project', University of Cambridge. There are ten transliterations included for this record. Only the first is detailed in the inscriptions field. Written by Emma Martin
Accession no: 50.31.104
Other number(s): N58.2007 [Photography Number]
Inscription text: Incipit: om ma ni padma hūm hrīh gangs can ljongs 'di spyan ras gzigs kyi zhing / / bstan pa'i gtso bo shākya thub dbang dang / / gdul bya'i don du gu ru sprul pa'i sku / / thugs rje chen po'i sku la phyag 'tshal lo / / bya bral kun dga' rang grol gyi rnam thar 'di la spyi dang bye brag gnyis yod pa las / om ma ni padma hūm hrīh gangs can ljongs 'di spyan ras gzigs kyi zhing / / bstan pa'i gtso bo shākya thub dbang dang / / gdul bya'i don du gu ru sprul pa'i sku / / thugs rje chen po'i sku la phyag 'tshal lo / / bya bral kun dga' rang grol gyi rnam thar 'di la spyi dang bye brag gnyis yod pa las / Explicit: de dag la skyon 'dogs sgro 'dogs kyi sgyur 'debs byed pa thang re chad / skyabs gnas la skyabs su mi bcol bzang po la ngan 'dog ni ha cang blun / dgongs pas rgya mtsho rnams gtsos mkhyen par mdzod / / zhes gsungs so / / dge'o / / bkra shis / zhal 'gro / /.
Inscription language: Tibetan
Inscription script: Tibetan
Inscription transliteration: bya bral kun dga' rang grol de / mkha' 'gro gsang ba ye shes kyi sangs rgyas kyi zhing khams drug dang / dmyal khams bco brgyad du lam sna mdzad rab kyi lo rgyud zur tsam ka, bya bral [margin]
Inscription method: Printed
Inscription description: BP paper , 228ff. 85x510 [leaves] 70x420 [written] , Foliation: f.-: left, tib, pag. Condition: good.

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