Buddha, Mogao Caves, China

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Mogao Caves: Caves of the thousand Buddhas, Dunhuang, China

muskming: “ Mogao Caves / Mogao Grottoes / Caves of the Thousand Buddhas Dunhuang, China 敦煌莫高窟 ”

The Bezeklik Thousand Buddha Caves  are complex of Buddhist cave grottos dating from the 5th to 14th century between the cities of Turpan and Shanshan (Loulan) at the north-east of the Taklamakan Desert near the ancient ruins of Gaochang in the Mutou Valley, a gorge in the Flaming Mountains, China.[1] They are high on the cliffs of the west Mutou Valley under the Flaming Mountains,[2] and most of the surviving caves date from the Uyghur Kara-Khoja kingdom around the 10th to 13th centuries

CHINE The Bezeklik Thousand Buddha Caves are complex of Buddhist cave grottos dating from the to century between the cities of Turpan and Shanshan (Loulan) at the north-east of the Taklamakan Desert near the ancient ruins of Gaochang in the Mutou

The Mogao Caves or Mogao Grottoes (Chinese: 莫高窟; pinyin: Mògāo kū), also known as the Caves of the Thousand Buddhas (Chinese: 千佛洞; pinyin: qiān fó dòng), form a system of 492 temples 25 km (16 mi) southeast of the center of Dunhuang, located in Gansu province, China. May also be known as the Dunhuang Caves. The caves contain some of the finest examples of Buddhist art spanning a period of 1,000 years.The first caves were dug out 366 AD as places of Buddhist meditation and worship.

The Mogao Caves or Mogao Grottoes (Chinese: 莫高窟; pinyin: Mògāo kū), also known…

Samantabhadra

Samantabhadra is known as the Bodhisattva of "Universal Worthy" as his virtue is that of a sage's. As a cosmic entity, Samatabhadra is the embodyment of all Bodhisattva practices and merits indispensable in the attainment of Buddhahood.

Virūpākṣa is one of the Four Heavenly Kings representing the cardinal direction of the west in Buddhist cosmology.

Bodhisattva on a cloud playing a Flute. 1053 AD carved wood. The Byodo-in Temple. Japan.

crashinglybeautiful: A Musical Bodhisatva: Photo by a Japanese photographer, from a 1966 portfolio of photos of “The Byodo-in.” Courtesy of Ohio State University.

Mahamayuri (Dai Kujaku Myo-o), seated on a peacock. 14th-15th century, Japan .

Mahamayuri (Dai Kujaku Myo-o), seated on a peacock Japan, Nanbokucho period, Century Color and gold on silk panel

Tang Dynasty painting from Dunhuang.

Mogao Caves / Mogao Grottoes / Caves of the Thousand Buddhas =Dunhuang, China 敦煌莫高窟 Tang Dynasty Fat lady and Bodhisattva Guide - from the British Museum

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