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Copyright Tashi Mannox - tashimannox.com - Rainbow Cloud Study 51x61 cm 2006. Acrylic on stretched canvas A study of typical Tibetan rainbow clouds, that feature in Thanka painting, temple decoration and silk brocades.

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The dragon in buddhism by lubo-09 (As far as I know, dragon...is a loosely translated name for Naga when Buddhism was introduced into ancient China. Naga and dragon in native Chinese mythology are quite different.)

The dragon in buddhism by lubo-09 (As far as I know, dragon...is a loosely translated name for Naga when Buddhism was introduced into ancient China. Naga and dragon in native Chinese mythology are quite different.)

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Amazing Oriental Oil Paintings of Chinese Goddesses and Angels by Zeng Hao

Green Tara, Green Tara is a revered Buddhist deity. She is a Buddha of enlightened actions. The name Tara translates as "star" Like a shooting star streaking across the sky Goddess Tara helps to swiftly move us along on our path to liberation and freedom. If you are feeling stuck, or continue to encounter barriers with your spiritual growth, call upon Tara to help kick-start your progress. She wants to see you succeed and will help you along the way.

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China - The Longmen Grottoes or Longmen Caves are one of the finest examples of Chinese Buddhist art. There are as many as 100,000 statues within the 1,400 caves, ranging from an 1 inch (25 mm) to 57 feet (17 m) in height. The area also contains nearly 2,500 stelae and inscriptions, whence the name “Forest of Ancient Stelae, as well as over sixty Buddhist pagodas. #RTW #travel www.goachi.com

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Sun Wukong, also known as the Monkey King, is a main character in the Chinese classical novel Journey to the West. Sun Wukong is also found in many later stories and adaptations. In the novel, he is a monkey born from a stone who acquires supernatural powers through Taoist practices. After rebelling against heaven and being imprisoned under a mountain by the Buddha, he later accompanies the monk Xuanzang on a journey to retrieve Buddhist sutras from India.

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Amazing Oriental Oil Paintings of Chinese Goddesses and Angels by Zeng Hao

Quan Yin...One of the Goddesses we are aligned with...we have alters in our home to show our love and respect for all she brings to our lives...Beautiful Goddess of compassionate sight, committed to staying until all humanity's suffering has ceased.

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"Be wise. Treat yourself, your mind, sympathetically, with loving kindness. If you are gentle with yourself, you will become gentle with others." ~ Lama Thubten Yeshe (1935–1984)

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