No Min Han's Geography of the World

Description: A written Tibetan manuscript or pecha. Manuscript of the Geography of the World, by No Min Han. The manuscript contains 144 folios and is wrapped in a spotted yellow silk cloth, supported by a short pair of red wooden book covers and secured with a pale yellow tie with a brass clasp. There is also a cotton label with a tiered silk end in blues and reds.

Place collected: Not recorded
Date collected: 1900 - 1945
Measurements: Overall: 61 mm x 680 mm x 120 mm; 2 3/8 in x 26 3/4 in x 4 3/4 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. Other copies can be found in the Tibetan Book Resource Center, TBRC: W17789.
Accession no: 50.31.112
Other number(s): N58.2015 [Photography Number]; E4 (folio) [Collector Number]
Inscription text: Incipit: na mo gu ru mu ni indra ya / 7 rje btsun bla ma dam pa thub dbang rdo rje 'chang chen po dang dbyer ma mchis pa'i zhabs la gus pas phyag 'tshal zhing skyabs su mchi'o / / brtse ba chen pos dus thams cad du rjes su bzung du gsol / gang zhig gter gyi lhun por nyin byed 'bum gyis 'khyud pa lta bu'i mtshan dpe'i gzi 'od kun nas rab tu 'bar ba'i sku / / gang zhig sgo 'dzin bu gar cha tsam zhugs ma thag tu nyon mongs skyon rnams ma lus ri mo'i gnas la 'god byed gsung / / na mo gu ru mu ni indra ya / 7 rje btsun bla ma dam pa thub dbang rdo rje 'chang chen po dang dbyer ma mchis pa'i zhabs la gus pas phyag 'tshal zhing skyabs su mchi'o / / brtse ba chen pos dus thams cad du rjes su bzung du gsol / gang zhig gter gyi lhun por nyin byed 'bum gyis 'khyud pa lta bu'i mtshan dpe'i gzi 'od kun nas rab tu 'bar ba'i sku / / gang zhig sgo 'dzin bu gar cha tsam zhugs ma thag tu nyon mongs skyon rnams ma lus ri mo'i gnas la 'god byed gsung / / Explicit: ces 'dzam gling chen po'i rgyas bshad snod bcud kun gsal me long zhes pa 'di ni / 7 gong ma'i lung gis bla ma btsan po'am / smin grol no mon han du 'bod pas rab 'byung bcu bzhi pa'i lcags 'brug lor sbyar ba'o / / 'jig rten khams su sangs rgyas kyi bstan pa dar zhing rgyas la yun ring du gnas par gyur cig /.
Inscriber:no min han
Inscription language: Tibetan
Inscription script: Tibetan
Inscription transliteration: 'dzam gling chen po'i rgyas bshad snod bcud kun gsal me long
Inscription method: Inscribed
Inscription description: MS paper , 144ff. 110x600 [leaves] 60x520 [written] , Foliation: f.-: left, tib, pag. Condition: good.

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