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Tempangma manuscript of the Kangyur

The Kangyur called the Tempangma manuscript of the Kangyur is held at the National Library of Mongolia.

  • This Kangyur is written on Tibetan paper with black ink
  • The folio size is approximately 27.8 inch x 9.8 inch (70.5 cm. x 25.0 cm).
  • Three volumes out of 114 volumes are missing.(040 rgyad_stong ka, 041 shes_phyin sna_tshogs, 056 mdo_sde ga)

Tempangma Kangyur
Tempangma manuscript of the Kangyur

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Tempangma manuscript of the Kangyur myang 'das ka 0001

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Tempangma manuscript of the Kangyur myang 'das ka 004a

National Library of Mongolia
the National Library of Mongolia


Digital version of Tempangma manuscript of the Kangyur

Since 2007 the digitizing of the Tempangma manuscript (rgyal rtse'i them spang ma) of the Kangyur has been undertaken as a joint project by

This joint project was coordinated by Kawachen.

Digital version of Tempangma manuscript of the Kangyur was distributed from the Digital Preservation Society (DPS) which was established in order to preserve the Tibetan Buddhist Canons and related literature in digital form, and make these widely available.

This joint project was completed in April 2016 and distribution of the Digital version of Tempangma manuscript of the Kangyur from DPS has ended.

This joint project was completed in April 2016 and distribution from DPS has ended. Thereafter, to make it available, Kawachen has undertaken the distribution of this digital Kangyur.

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Data Specification PDF format(Acrobat 7.0 or later version)
(approx. data size of 1 volume: 182MB - 352MB)(color)
Approximate size of the page: 27 inch x 8.5 inch (68.58 cm x 21.59 cm).
Each page is bookmarked and the edges are trimmed.
Number of volumes, discs 111 volumes (3 volumes are missing)
Incomplete catalog (dkar chags) that was written much later than the original text is also included.
DVD-R 7 discs(in the case)
Distribution price
(outside Japan)
US$4,700.00 (Including shipping)

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The digitized Tempangma manuscript (rgyal rtse'i them spang ma) of the Kangyur and the Peking edition of the Kangyur held by the National Library of Mongolia is available from its exclusive distributor kawachen, Tokyo. Please read the terms and conditions and fill the Order form and send to kawachen mailaddress by e-mail. We will send you the bank remittance detail etc. by e-mail. Usually, we will send the data in DVD in about a week after receiving the payment.
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  • The use of the materials included in the digitized image of the Kangyur is available to the individual or the organization and its affiliated members that have obtained it from the legal Distributor. The publication, distribution, redistribution, posting on website, commercial use etc. without permission is prohibited.
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