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(Tib., bka'-gyur).

The Tibetan canon of the translated (gyur) instructions (bka') of the Buddha.it comprises around 100 volumes containing over 1,000 sūtras andtantras.mainly translated from Sanskrit and other Indic languages with a few texts from Chinese. This collection is of great value to scholars since it preserves faithful translations of many Indic texts lost in the original Sanskrit. See also Tenjur

Subjects: Buddhism.


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