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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 Making of Buddhist Wood Sculptures in China
A deeper examination of Buddhist statuary in Chinese history
Uploaded 27 Jan 2017
The Many Forms of Avalokiteshvara
The most widely revered bodhisattva
Uploaded 25 Nov 2016
An Illuminating Exhibition on the Transmission of Buddhist Art at the Palace Museum in Beijing
From India to China, a history in Buddhist sculpture
Uploaded 25 Nov 2016
Meditations in Light by Echo Lew
Photographic expressions of Zen
Uploaded 30 Sep 2016
Approaching Chan, Part 2: The Two Streams of Chan Contemplative Practices
Tracing the roots of Chan Buddhist thought
Uploaded 26 Aug 2016
<i>Patrons and Patriarchs</i> – Book Review
Tracing the emergence of Chan Buddhism in China
Uploaded 20 Nov 2015
Zen and the Art of Tea Drinking—an Exhibition at the Freer
There is a painting in the Freer Gallery of Art’s current exhibition, Zen, Tea, and Chinese Art in Medieval Japan, that beautifully symbolizes the remarkable cultural exchange and synthesis that
Uploaded 18 Feb 2015
Buddha-Nature: Chinese Themes of Nature and Enlightenment
Looking at Chinese motifs and the values they symbolize
Uploaded 2 Sep 2013
Buddha Tang: Pure Land, Ch’an, and the Heritage of Chinese Buddhism
A tremendous portion of Chinese Buddhism’s rich inheritance is drawn from two traditions. On the one hand we have the deeply devotional Pure Land, where the Other-Power of Amitābha Buddha is invoked t
Uploaded 1 Jun 2012
Buddhist Inspiration for this Chinese Artist: Sun Guangyi
Mainland Chinese artist, Mr. Sun Guangyi, exhibits almost annually at the Sin Sin Fine Art Gallery in Hong Kong. Over the years, a very special relationship has developed between the artist
Uploaded 1 Jan 2011
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