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Buddhist Art on Paper: The Unique Painting and Calligraphy Collection of Fan Keqin
Expressions of spirituality in the traditional Chinese art forms of painting and calligraphy
Uploaded 28 Apr 2017
A Mission of Preservation: A Conversation with Prof. Luo Wenhua of the Palace Museum
The race against time to conserve Tibetan Buddhist art
Uploaded 10 Mar 2017
The Hanging Sculptures of the Little Western Paradise
Exploring a little-known jewel of Buddhist artistic expression
Uploaded 14 Oct 2016
Chan Master Empty Cloud
Master Empty Cloud, or Xu Yun (虚雲), was born in Fujian Province in southern China during the Qing dynasty (1644–1911), on 26 August 1840. This was the time of the first Opium War, when Hong Kong
Uploaded 6 Mar 2015
Fusion Art on the Move: The Mongolian Melting Pot
There are few better examples of the Mongolian Buddhist heritage than Ikh Khüree, known today as none other than Ulaanbaatar itself, the country’s capital. A seamless fusion of nomadic prac
Uploaded 6 Feb 2015
<i>Buddhism and Islam on the Silk Road</i> – Book Review
One of the best studies on Buddhist-Islamic history
Uploaded 28 Nov 2014
“The All-Knowing Buddha: A Secret Guide”
In 1920, a Belgian missionary posted in Inner Mongolia received a mysterious gift from a Mongolian Tibetan-Buddhist monk: 54 painted pages illustrating various Buddhas, bodhisattvas, yoga positions, c
Uploaded 21 Nov 2014
Pure Land Buddhism: Merging Faith and Reason
Interview with pristine Pure Land practitioner Thomas Polin
Uploaded 26 Sep 2014
A Thousand Buddhas on My Body: A Miao Girl’s Festival Attire
Every now and then, one encounters an item of human culture that is so striking and poignant that one sincerely believes there is nothing else in the world’s museums like it. Two of these remarkable i
Uploaded 15 Apr 2014
Buddhism, the Pearl River Delta and the Maritime Silk Road
The 2000-year-old Silk Road refers to the trade routes and transcontinental economy of Central Eurasia. However, its history is much richer when one looks into its maritime dimension. According to Cen
Uploaded 4 Jan 2014
Two Buddhas, Two Teachings: Differences in Practice
Editor's note: “Teachings of Amitabha Buddha” is an inspiring column about the vital spiritual matters of Pure Land Buddhism – from its history, philosophy, and practice to its scriptures and their ex
Uploaded 2 Nov 2013
Two Buddhas, Two Teachings: Differences in Methods
Editor's note: “Teachings of Amitabha Buddha” is an inspiring column about the vital spiritual matters of Pure Land Buddhism – from its history, philosophy, and practice to its scriptures and their ex
Uploaded 1 Oct 2013
Encountering Amitabha’s Compassion: Sources of reference material for studying Pure Land teaching
The first article in Alan Kwan's Pure Land column!
Uploaded 8 Aug 2013
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