Advertisement
« previous next »
Many sculptures are depicted as Indian and not Chinese.  
   

Many sculptures are depicted as Indian and not Chinese.

Many Bodhisattvas are clearly depicted as Indian (from India), with deep-set eyes and a prominent arched nose. Here they stand respectfully and submissively with clasped hands, listening to the Buddha preaching piously.
#128 Teaching at Taizhou Teachers College, China (Maiji Mountain Caves in Tianshui, Gansu)

December 18th 2010
Tianshui City is the second largest city in Gansu Province of China, and is located about 4 hours S.E. of Lanzhou, the capitol of Gansu, the largest city in Gansu. Tianshui City, a smaller community of some 5 Million inhabitants, is continuing to develop into a more modern city, but still retains much of the flavor of an older Chinese city along the Yellow River. As one of the main settleme ... read more
Asia » China » Gansu » TianShui

Chinese Flag For centuries China stood as a leading civilization, outpacing the rest of the world in the arts and sciences, but in the 19th and early 20th centuries, the country was beset by civil unrest, major famines, military defeats, and foreign occupation. A... ... read more
Advertisement
Tot: 0.307s; Tpl: 0.008s; cc: 16; qc: 119; dbt: 0.0899s; 119; m:apollo w:www (50.28.60.10); sld: 2; ; mem: 6.8mb