It took about eight years for Dr. Karma Phuntsho to digitalise Buddhist literatures, histories, biographies and other religious texts. Dr Karma Phuntsho, a research associates with Cambridge University, has archived over three million pages of literatures using a cannon camera, in over 9,000 Gigabytes.
The archive contains of Buddhist scriptures, history, poetry, biographies, rituals and other religious texts. The digital archive was handed over to the home and culture affairs minister today. It will be kept in the national library of Bhutan.
Dr. Karma Phuntsho added that a copy will also be deposited in British library for preservation purpose.
The endangered archives programme in British library and Cambridge University had funded the project.