Category Archive 'Sakya Monastery'

23 Jul 2021

Sakya Monastery’s Hidden Library

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Library of Sakya Monastery, Tibet. (Click on image for larger version.)

Wikipedia:

A huge library of as many as 84,000 scrolls was found sealed up in a wall 60 metres long and 10 metres high at Sakya Monastery in 2003. It is expected that most of them will prove to be Buddhist scriptures, although they may well also include works of literature, history, philosophy, astronomy, mathematics and art. They are thought to have remained untouched for hundreds of years.


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