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Covering an area of ​​694 square meters, the building includes a collection of about 500,000 stone inscriptions in Tibetan, including some of the classical teachings of Tibetan Buddhism such as Kangyur and Tengyur.

The work of Buddhist scriptures carved on stone in Sichuan province (China) has been recognized by the World Records Institute (WRCA) based in London (UK) as the largest in the world.

The Sichuan provincial government said the project was located in Rangtang district in Aba, a part of Sichuan province where mainly Tibetans live.

Illustration. Source: Xinhua

The life of monk Tran Huyen Trang and the journey to ask for Buddhist scriptures in Tay Truc

Covering an area of ​​694 square metres, the building includes a collection of some 500,000 rock inscriptions in Tibetan, including some classical teachings of Tibetan Buddhism such as Kangyur and Tengyur, in addition to information about traditional Tibetan fields such as medicine, linguistics, architecture, and astronomy.

The works were carved during the Ming (1368-1644) and Qing dynasties (1644-1911). More than 60 stonemasons spent a total of nine years completing this work of great cultural and artistic value.

By: Vietnam News Agency

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