Chinese Diamond Sutra

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Illustration

Cristian Violatti
by International Dunhuang Project
published on 13 September 2013
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The Buddhist text known as the Diamond Sutra is believed to be the oldest surviving printed book in the world, dated to 868 CE and written in Chinese. This work is one of the most important works of the Buddhist tradition.

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Project, I. D. (2013, September 13). Chinese Diamond Sutra. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/1426/chinese-diamond-sutra/

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Project, International Dunhuang. "Chinese Diamond Sutra." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified September 13, 2013. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/1426/chinese-diamond-sutra/.

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Project, International Dunhuang. "Chinese Diamond Sutra." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 13 Sep 2013. Web. 02 Aug 2021.