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Buddhism and Abundance: Monastery of Tranquillity and Peace (Jing’an Monastery) in Shanghai
Tradition and wealth at a historic Buddhist monastery
Uploaded 31 Mar 2017
Lotus Tour of the Silk Road, 15–23 October 2016: Wuwei City Museum
A journey into the history of Buddhism in China
Uploaded 24 Mar 2017
The Hanging Sculptures of the Little Western Paradise
Exploring a little-known jewel of Buddhist artistic expression
Uploaded 14 Oct 2016
Finding Excellence, Part 2: A Tradition of Transmission
Where do Cham dances find sanctuary?
Uploaded 19 Aug 2016
From the Gobi to the Getty: Buddhist Art from Dunhuang on View in Los Angeles
Remarkable Buddhist artistic heritage from the Silk Road
Uploaded 13 May 2016
Dance at Dunhuang: Part Three - The Sogdian Whirl
Tracing the Sogdian Whirl's march with Buddhism along the Silk Road
Uploaded 8 Jan 2016
Dance at Dunhuang: Part Two – The Case for the <i>Feitian</i>
The Dunhuang Mogao Grottoes: a treasure trove of Buddhist dance history
Uploaded 11 Dec 2015
“The Great Light of Compassion” (大慈悲光明) Expressed in Goryeo Water-moon Avalokiteshvara Paintings
A look at Water-moon Avalokiteshvara paintings from Goryeo dynasty Korea
Uploaded 4 Dec 2015
Dance at Dunhuang: Part One
The Mogao Caves in northwestern China are a treasure trove of Buddhist dance history
Uploaded 13 Nov 2015
“Gleanings in Buddha-Fields”: Pure Land Buddhism in Tibet
The origins of “Pure Land Buddhism,” or more precisely, “the Buddhism of Pure Lands,” can be traced to the developmental stages of the Mahayana tradition. It bears both Indian
Uploaded 24 Apr 2015
The Art of Salvation: The “Descent of Amitabha” Motif in Pure Land Art
A glimpse of the sacred intent and presence of Amitabha
Uploaded 13 Feb 2015
Haunting the Himalayas: Spirits, Demons, and Gods in Tibetan Buddhism
Whether by the titanic mountains of the Himalayan range or the weird, lonely, lunar expanse of the plateau itself, it is not unusual to feel overwhelmed by the natural landscape of Tibet. It is small
Uploaded 6 Feb 2015
<i>Buddhistdoor View</i>: Can Buddhists Use Satire?
Murder is abhorrent. Whatever one’s opinion of the Charlie Hebdo satirists and their line of work, the lethal violence against them was appalling. Yet, while Buddhism respects the protection of life a
Uploaded 23 Jan 2015
Expressing the Pure Land through Art and Architecture—Chi Lin Nunnery
Four years ago, one of my best friends visited Hong Kong. The first cultural landmark I took him to was Chi Lin Nunnery, which I still believe is the city’s most attractive temple. It was the first ti
Uploaded 16 Jan 2015
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