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China’s Amazing Caves of a Thousand Buddhas (Mogao Caves)

The Mogao Caves (Caves of the Thousand Buddhas, or the Caves of Dunhuang) are an intricate complex of Buddhist temples inside caves near the city of Dunhuang in Gansu province, China.

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"He who knows others is wise. He who knows himself is enlightened." —Lao-tzu (Buddhist Painting from Dunhuang) ..*

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Cave Temples of Dunhuang: Buddhist Art on China's Silk Road 敦煌莫高窟 | Getty360 Calendar

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An Egyptian or Syrian pottery fragment, 1200, depicting the three hares symbol; maybe a symbol of fertility and regeneration. (Chinesepuzzles.org)

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crashinglybeautiful: Portrait of the Bodhisattva Guanyin (7th Century), Dunhuang Caves, Northeastern China Photo by Tony Law, June 2010 Issue of National Geographic. More here. (via sharanam)

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