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Tibetian Culture blooming in Himachal Pradesh

McLeodganj is a mini Hilltown, residing as the crown of the Dharamshala town a landmark in Himachal Pradesh. History of McLeodganj which makes it so unique in the whole world is that it used to be a major vacation town during the British era and later under Indian Government, it was gifted as the abode of His Holiness Dalai Lama.    There are still many historical buildings standing tall in the town of Mcleodganj reminding us of Victorian-era architecture. One of them is a famous church.... continue reading

Nan Lian Garden - buddhists must go

Nan Lian Garden is situated at Diamond Hill of Kowloon, taking in the full view of southeast Kowloon. The Garden and the Chi Lin Nunnery to its north together back into the sprawling northern mountain range. Hammer Hill Road borders the Garden on the east, Lung Cheung Road on the south, and Hollywood Plaza, a large shopping mall, on its west. The Garden opens to the west. An MTR station is just opposite the Main Gate.The Garden is built in the classical style of the Tang Dynasty (618 AD to 907... continue reading

white horse temple

It is a quiet temple located in Luoyang,a city with long history in China.It keeps the way it works a thousands years ago.Buddhist monks sweep the yard in the morning. They prepare to welcome prayers like they do everyday.A sunlight spread into the temple.And it is getting light and bright.This temple is called white horse temple.It is the first temple built by the State,which is very important in Chinese Buddhism history.It has a history of one thousand years.The building shows the architectural... continue reading

1,000-hand gan-yin, goddess of mercy in Buddhism.

Ancient statue of the gan-yin (Avalokite svara) with thousands of hands in Sichuan province, China. It is goddess of mercy in Buddhism. Below is the burning joss sticks by buddhism believers.With 21 young deaf-mute performers, the dance featured the 1,000-hand gan-yin, goddess of mercy in Buddhism. It required all the dancers to perform in sync as one being in rhythm with the music. Without the ability to hear or speak, these dancers achieved the feat through signs. continue reading

A secret holy place

The photo was taken in a secret place-a college of Buddhism in west of China.There are thousands of houses built covering the mountain.The houses are dorms ,classroom around the golden buddhism temple which in the top of the mountain.People who believe buddhism come here to study.Here is a place to training and generate the master of buddhism.There are men, woman, older,youth, also children studying here.You can also see kinds of buddhism ceremony here.It is amazing that all the continuous mountain... continue reading

Deaf Dancer

Awesome, thrilling, tear jerking ... these are the words used by many to describe 'the gan-yin (Avalokite svara) with thousands of hands' performance in Beijing, China.It was an unusual dance performed by unusual people. With 21 young deaf-mute performers, the dance featured the 1,000-hand gan-yin, goddess of mercy in Buddhism. It required all the dancers to perform in sync as one being in rhythm with the music. Without the ability to hear or speak, these dancers achieved the feat through signs.... continue reading

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