Later Tibetan accounts agree that the Chinese side lost, leading to expulsion of Chan (Zen) Buddhism from Tibet. However, evidence from Dunhuang, such as this manuscript, suggests that Chan’s influence in Tibet continued well into the tenth-century.
The Buddha: Without mark is this perfection of wisdom. Just as the element of space and the element of air cannot be approached by the mark of the total reality of any dharma, just so the perfection of wisdom.
The Questions of Suvikrantavikramin. Perfect Wisdom: The Short Prajnaparamita.
Sutra on expelling evils and begging fortunes. Click any photo to view full size gallery. Date: acclaimed 1745. Language: Yuanyang dialect, Yi language. Photographs from the British Library #endangeredarchives project. Thanks to @bl_eap More posts about the #endangeredarchives project.
Images of monasteries in Mongolia (most of them destroyed in 1930s).
Some more photographs from the British Library #endangeredarchives project.
Found this wonderful picture of Meditation huts while looking at these old photos from #Mongolia now online at #endangeredarchives via @bl_eap