by Duarte

May 11, 868: Signed, Sealed, Delivered
By Tony Long,

868: The Dia­mond Sutra, a 16-foot scroll con­tain­ing one of the most cher­ished Bud­dhist texts, is print­ed. A dated colophon is includ­ed, mak­ing it the first known block-printed text to carry an explic­it date.

The Chi­nese text,…

The Sutra does not abide man.