Shelkar Kangyur

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The Shelkar Kangyur (Tib. ཤེལ་དཀར་བཀའ་འགྱུར་, Wyl. shel dkar bka' 'gyur) aka the London Manuscript Kangyur is a manuscript edition of the Kangyur offered to the British Museum by the Indian Government in 1906. The manuscript was copied in about 1712 from a manuscript kept at Shelkar Dzong in Southern Tibet, which had itself been copied from the so-called Tempangma manuscript. It is now in the British Library.

Further Reading

  • Barnett, Lionel: Index der Abteilung mDo des handschriftlichen Kanjur im Britischen Museum (Or. 6724).
  • Grinstead, E.D.: The manuscript Kanjur in the British Museum. Asia Major new series XIII. 1967. p. 48-70
  • Pagel, Ulrich & Gaffney, Sean: Location list to the texts in the microfiche eidtion of the Śel dkar (London) manusript bKa' 'gyur (Or.6724). London. 1996