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Library of early Buddhist scriptures, Korea
The Tripiṭaka Koreana is a Korean collection of the Tripiṭaka (Buddhist scriptures  carved onto wooden printing blocks in the 13th century. It is the world's most comprehensive and oldest intact version of Buddhist canon. The Tripiṭaka Koreana is stored in Haeinsa, a Buddhist temple in South Gyeongsang Province, in South Korea.
The Tripiṭaka Koreana was designated a National Treasure of South Korea in 1962, and inscribed in the UNESCO Memory of the World Register in 2007.
Issued Country Korea
Issued Year 1966
Category World Heritage Buddhist Symbol Buddhist Arts
Type Postage Stamps
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