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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.
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