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Mogao Caves / Mogao Grottoes / Caves of the Thousand Buddhas      Dunhuang, China      敦煌莫高窟  More: mry-j.tumblr.com/...

Mogao Caves / Mogao Grottoes / Caves of the Thousand Buddhas Dunhuang, China 敦煌莫高窟 More: mry-j.tumblr.com/...

Crescent Lake [月牙泉], Dunhuang, Gansu, China http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crescent_Lake_(Dunhuang)

Crescent Lake [月牙泉], Dunhuang, Gansu, China http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crescent_Lake_(Dunhuang)

Ancient Giants in China?The Mogao Caves, or Mogao Grottoes (also known as the Caves of the Thousand Buddha and Dunhuang Caves) form a system of 492 temples 25 km (15.5 miles) southeast of the center of Dunhuang, an oasis strategically located at a religious and cultural crossroads on the Silk Road, in Gansu province, China. The caves contain some of the finest examples of Buddhist art spanning a period of 1,000 years.Does one of the colored stone sculptures depict giants? The sculpture on…

Ancient Giants in China?The Mogao Caves, or Mogao Grottoes (also known as the Caves of the Thousand Buddha and Dunhuang Caves) form a system of 492 temples 25 km (15.5 miles) southeast of the center of Dunhuang, an oasis strategically located at a religious and cultural crossroads on the Silk Road, in Gansu province, China. The caves contain some of the finest examples of Buddhist art spanning a period of 1,000 years.Does one of the colored stone sculptures depict giants? The sculpture on…

Mask of 'Ongot', ambassador of the Pavilion army to Lonka City. From 'Masks of Khon' : Khon, the traditional dance-drama of thailand, originated from India, via Java and Malaysia, probably in the fifteenth century. Its basic plot comes from the semi-religious epic, 'Ramakien', which is Thailand's version of the  3,000-year-old Hindu drama, 'Ramayana'. Source: 'Orientations Magazine', Feb, 1972. Photographed by Dinshaw Balsara.

Mask of 'Ongot', ambassador of the Pavilion army to Lonka City. From 'Masks of Khon' : Khon, the traditional dance-drama of thailand, originated from India, via Java and Malaysia, probably in the fifteenth century. Its basic plot comes from the semi-religious epic, 'Ramakien', which is Thailand's version of the 3,000-year-old Hindu drama, 'Ramayana'. Source: 'Orientations Magazine', Feb, 1972. Photographed by Dinshaw Balsara.

Doing meditation doesn't mean you have to sit with crossed legs - a standing Buddha in deep contemplation at Dunhuang Grottoes, produced during the Tang Dynasty (618 - 907)

Doing meditation doesn't mean you have to sit with crossed legs - a standing Buddha in deep contemplation at Dunhuang Grottoes, produced during the Tang Dynasty (618 - 907)

佛教雕塑欣赏——敦煌 盛唐佛像-中国佛学网-www.china2551.org

佛教雕塑欣赏——敦煌 盛唐佛像-中国佛学网-www.china2551.org

Mogao Grottoes - China culture Dunhuang, Gansu

Mogao Grottoes - China culture Dunhuang, Gansu

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