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1. Compassion and Wisdom- Religious Sculptural Arts
(Matching tags: sculpture,Buddhism,art)
Buddhist sculptures arose out of the belief system that produced them. They are derived from the iconography in Buddhist sutras. Buttressed by the popular religious concepts of the time, they aptly convey ...
2. Enduring Splendor- A Special Exhibition of Mr. Peng Kau-dong’s Bequest
(Matching tags: Peng Kai-dong,exhibition,Buddhism,art)
Born in Hsin-chu, Taiwan, in 1912, he played snooker actively in his early years before moving to Japan to make a living at the age of 15. He then traveled between Taiwan and Japan frequently before he ...
3. Tripitaka in Tibetan / Tripitaka in Manchu
(Matching tags: tripitaka,sutra,Buddhism,religion,National Palace Museum)
With more than 2000 years of history, Buddhism has long been a major world religion. The translation of Buddhist scriptures, known as sutras, into Tibetan and Manchu not only preserved the language and ...
4. Gilt Bronze Shakyamuni Buddha and Stand
(Matching tags: statue,Shakyamuni,Northern Wei dynasty,Buddhism)
Shakyamuni is represented here in the full lotus position sitting on a two-tiered stand, right hand in the abhaya (fearlessness) mudra, and left hand resting on his robe. The monk’s robe reveals ...
5. Buddhist Digital Reference Databases of Dharma Drum Buddhist College
(Matching tags: database,archive,Buddhism,documents)
In response to the electronic information age of the 21st century and the new era’s trend such as the rapid expansion of Internet, brisk growth of digital documentation and electronic publications, ...
Confucian, Buddhist and Daoist philosophies form the foundation of Chinese culture. Confucianism, a school of thought founded by Confucius (551-479 BCE), places humaneness at the top of the standard ...