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The main feature of the extant Old Uyghur manuscripts is their fragmentary state of preservation and the predominant lack of dating. Catalogues and editions of the Old Uyghur fragments reveal a great diversity in the size and format of the discovered manuscript folios and the fragments from them. This study aims to promote the reconstruction of the scope of the Old Uyghur book forms from preserved fragments as an important part of the Old Uyghur manuscript culture. Which book forms were utilized, who participated in their production, and where? Studies on the papers and inks employed are obtainable. This study focuses on the Buddhist scrolls of the Säkiz Yükmäk Yaruk.

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These phenomena also play an important role in non-Buddhist literature (see e.g. Chapter Yìwén zhì 藝文志 in the Hànshū : 1763–1765). 85 The Well Constellation, also known as the ‘Eastern Well’ ( dōngjĭng 東井), one of the seven constellations of the

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. (eds.) 1916 . Manuscript Remains of Buddhist Literature Found in Eastern Turkistan . vol. 1 . Oxford : Oxford University Press . Johnston , Edward H . (ed.) 1928 . The Saundarananda of Aśvaghoṣa, critically edited with notes . Oxford : Oxford

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dissipate of its own accord. However, in reality, the biological intensity of sexual craving could mean that mindfulness alone is insufficient, and that other meditative treatment techniques are required. Indeed, according to the traditional Buddhist

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