Ulan-Ude Manuscript Kanjur

An Overview, Analysis and Brief Catalogue

Authors

  • Kirill Alekseev Saint Petersburg State University
  • Nikolay Tsyrempilov Buryat State University
  • Timur Badmatsyrenov Buryat State University

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1558/bsrv.31654

Keywords:

Kanjur, Ligdan Khan, Buddhism, buddhavacana, Chesan dastan, manuscript

Abstract

This study investigates the Mongolian manuscript Kanjur preserved at the Center of Oriental Manuscripts and Xylographs of the Institute for Mongolian, Buddhist and Tibetan studies of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences. The manuscript previously belonged to the Chesan Buddhist monastery of Central Transbaikalia and was brought to the Buruchkom, a first academic institute of the Republic of Buryat-Mongolia (Ulan-Ude) by the eminent Buryat writer Khotsa Namsaraev. The manuscript is an almost complete copy of the Ligdan Khan’s Kanjur presumably made in the late seventeenth to early eighteenth century in Beijing. The article presents a description, analysis and brief catalogue of Ulan-Ude manuscript Kanjur.

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Published

2017-01-20

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Alekseev, K., Tsyrempilov, N., & Badmatsyrenov, T. (2017). Ulan-Ude Manuscript Kanjur: An Overview, Analysis and Brief Catalogue. Buddhist Studies Review, 33(1-2), 241–269. https://doi.org/10.1558/bsrv.31654

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