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Pages: 319
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The seven texts edited in this volume give new insights into the Prajnaparamita literature in Old Uyghur, an important corpus of Old Uyghur Buddhist texts. The volume presents each text with a transcription, transliteration and translation into English on facing pages. Besides the general introduction it also includes an extensive
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Pages: 436
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Pages: 534
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