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ancient Buddha statues at the Yungang Grottoes, China Loved and Pinned by www.downdogboutique.com to our Yoga community boards

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Parallels Between Maoism and Pre-modern Religion in China

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Qiānshān National Park is a mountainous area in Liaoning Province China, 17km by road, southeast of Anshan. Qianshan is actually an abbreviation for 'Thousand Lotus Flower Mountains'. The park area of 44 square km, has both Buddhist and Taoist temples, monasteries and nunneries. One of few locations where both religions are found sharing the same site. A naturally wrought statue of the Buddha stands 70 m high. It is claimed to be largest naturally occurring image of Maitreya Buddha in the…

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Buddha, Longmen Grottoes, Dunhuang, China - 奉先寺盧舍那大佛 - Flickr - Photo Sharing!

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17 Photos That Will Inspire You To Travel

Hanging Monastery - China. It is literally on the side of a cliff and is the only temple which combines the 3 main traditional chinese religions: Buddhism, Taoism & Confucionism.

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The Mogao Caves or Mogao Grottoes , also known as the Caves of the Thousand Buddhas , form a system of 492 temples 25 km (16 mi) southeast of the center of Dunhuang, an oasis strategically located at a religious and cultural crossroads on the Silk Road, in Gansu province, China.

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Cracks in the atheist edifice

Cracks in the atheist edifice The rapid spread of Christianity is forcing an official rethink on religion