Influence of Buddhism in Ancient Chinese Arts

Buddhism arrived in China around the 1st century AD (although there are some traditions about a monk visiting China during Asoka's reign), and through...

Cave Mural and Sculpture — Graphic Representation o f Buddhist Doctrines

Chinese Buddhism and the Buddhist art were introduced from the Western Regions such as India and Afghanistan. The origin of the Buddhist painting can...

Dunhuang heritage still alive in new age

As a world-renowned sacred Buddhist site, there is almost too much to explore in the Mogao Grottoes in Dunhuang, Gansu province. The exquisite sculptures...

Health Starts with the Mind(1)

Confucius said, “Once a person reaches his fifties, he shall know about the law of heavens.” This means everyone has his own fate. Our body, this...

Health starts from mind (2)

As a human being, no one can avoid birth, old age, sickness, and death. Children going to school, adults going to work; family life, in...

Is a Buddhist Group Changing China? Or Is China Changing It?

YIXING, China — For most of her life, Shen Ying was disappointed by the world she saw around her. She watched China’s economic rise...

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