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Well-known grottoes

Well-known grottoes

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Published by Foreign Languages Press in Beijing .
Written in English


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Cover title.

Statement(edited by Foreign Languages Press).
SeriesChina : facts & figures
ContributionsForeign Languages Press.
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Open LibraryOL20250846M
ISBN 107119011030
OCLC/WorldCa27181597


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Mogao caves, also known as the Thousand Buddha Grottoes are a mysterious place for Chinese people. The Dunhuang Grottoes are well-known in the world for their stunning beauty and magnificence, but the teaching of Dunhuang advocates a philosophical perspective that cosmos, nature, and humanity are an interconnected whole, and that all elements function interactively according to universal and relational principles of continuity, cause-and Author: Xu Di.

About this book Introduction The Dunhuang Grottoes are well-known in the world for their stunning beauty and magnificence, but the teaching of Dunhuang advocates a philosophical perspective that cosmos, nature, and humanity are an interconnected whole, and that all elements function interactively according to universal and relational principles.

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