Canonical Collections

Tempangma Kanjur

The Gyaltse Tempangma manuscript of the Kangyur was preserved at National Library of Mongolia, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia through a joint project with the Digital Preservation Society.

Visit the Asian Legacy Library collection for the Tempangma Kanjur

Included in this digital edition are 111 out of 114 volumes, with 3 volumes missing (040 rgyad_stong ka, 041 shes_phyin sna_tshogs, and 056 mdo_sde ga). Also included is an incomplete catalog (dkar chags) that was written much later than the original text.

The digital texts are in PDF format(Acrobat 7.0 or later version) (approx. data size of 1 volume: 182MB – 352MB)(color). The 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.

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You can view the texts online here.  If you would like to receive a flash drive of the contents, please make a donation and we will send one to you.

Peking Kanjur

The Peking Kanjur manuscript of the Kangyur was preserved at National Library of Mongolia, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia through a joint project with the Digital Preservation Society.

Included in this complete digital version are 103 volumes from the National Library of Mongolia and 4 volumes (002 rgyud ka, 018 rgyud tsa, 048 sher phyin mi, 066 mdo sna tshogs ngu) from the Harvard-Yenching Library. And a few mising pages from some volumes are also supplemented the from the Harvard-Yenching Library. And 2 volumes(038 sher phyin chi, 039 sher phyin ji) from the National Library of Ulaanbaatar has several overwritings and additional copies of these two volumes are added from the Harvard-Yenching Library are included for reference.

Receive your copy of the digital collection

You can view the texts online here.  If you would like to receive a flash drive of the contents, please make a donation and we will send one to you.