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Buddhist inscription of a passage from the chapter Sagely Practice (Shengxing) of the Mahāparinirvana-Sūtra (大般涅槃經·聖行品), dated the fisrt year of Tianbao (天保) of the Northern Qi Dynasty (550 A.D.) Li, Lan

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Excerpts from the chapter Sagely Practice (Shengxing ping 聖行品) in Mahāparinirvana-Sūtra (Dabanniepan jing 大般涅槃經) carved on the left side of a the hymn the Avatamsaka Sūtra (Huayan jing 華嚴經). It was written in lishu (隶书), an archaic style of Chinese calligraphy.

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