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The position of the Buddha’s arms indicates that the hands were once held in a gesture of meditation and suggests that this sculpture represents Amitabha, a celestial Buddha who presides over his Western Paradise. Devotion to Amitabha, a major component of Chinese Buddhist practice since the sixth century, promotes the goal of rebirth in Amitabha’s Pure Land, where conditions are conducive to achieving spiritual understanding. 唐 彩繪漆金夾紵阿彌陀佛像 Buddha, Probably Amitabha (Amituofo), Tang dynasty (618–907), early 7th century. China. #TheMet #Buddha #ChineseBuddhism

Like architectures at Buddhist temples, like quiet inside #南普陀寺 #chinesetemple #chinesebuddhism

Why does Chinese Buddhism matter? Check out our editorial "Mahayana Buddhism’s Unique Place in History and Chinese Civilization"

on the serendipitous meeting between Buddhism and Chinese civilization:

https://www.buddhistdoor.net/features/buddhistdoor-view-mahayana-buddhisms-unique-place-in-history-and-chinese-civilization
#buddhism #chinesebuddhism #mahayana

Modern #China is famously secular. And yet, every time we visit a #Buddhist #temple, all the #Chinese people we see there are solemn and reverential. #chinesebuddhism

Chinese Buddhist temple in Central Java.
#temppeli #chinesebuddhism #temple #travel #Indonesia

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The Bai Dinh Buddhist complex is a wonderfully magical place where you can see several temples, huge bronze statues, hundreds of hectares of beautiful gardens and of course the tallest pagoda of Vietnam. That with a panoramic view on the valley and mountains, it was gorgeous.

Repost from @metmuseum using @RepostRegramApp - The position of the Buddha’s arms indicates that the hands were once held in a gesture of meditation and suggests that this sculpture represents Amitabha, a celestial Buddha who presides over his Western Paradise. Devotion to Amitabha, a major component of Chinese Buddhist practice since the sixth century, promotes the goal of rebirth in Amitabha’s Pure Land, where conditions are conducive to achieving spiritual understanding. 唐 彩繪漆金夾紵阿彌陀佛像 Buddha, Probably Amitabha (Amituofo), Tang dynasty (618–907), early 7th century. China. #TheMet #Buddha #ChineseBuddhism

Finding a tiny, well used shrine by the side of a busy road. #redforprosperity #itsfindingthelittlethings

你好 ! Ni hao !
Sleep walked all the way to China this morning!
Welcomed by Imperial Guardian Lions, (called Foo dogs in the West) said to have protective powers, representing yin and yang , female and male energy, respectively.
p.s - The Indian Embassy is right opposite the exit near the Chinese garden! you see! India China juxtaposition 😎
#lazienkikrolewskie #ogródchiński #mythicalcreatures
#chinesebuddhism #yingyang #shi #chineseguardianlions #foodogs !

The grand Zhong Feng dharma recitation assembly
April 2017
#zhongfeng #ceremony #assembly #chinesebuddhism #dharma

Yo tomé una foto igual en NY en el Met hace como 7años! Es de mis fotos favoritas de ese viaje!! #Repost @metmuseum with @repostapp
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The position of the Buddha’s arms indicates that the hands were once held in a gesture of meditation and suggests that this sculpture represents Amitabha, a celestial Buddha who presides over his Western Paradise. Devotion to Amitabha, a major component of Chinese Buddhist practice since the sixth century, promotes the goal of rebirth in Amitabha’s Pure Land, where conditions are conducive to achieving spiritual understanding. 唐 彩繪漆金夾紵阿彌陀佛像 Buddha, Probably Amitabha (Amituofo), Tang dynasty (618–907), early 7th century. China. #TheMet #Buddha #ChineseBuddhism

Om

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The position of the Buddha’s arms indicates that the hands were once held in a gesture of meditation and suggests that this sculpture represents Amitabha, a celestial Buddha who presides over his Western Paradise. Devotion to Amitabha, a major component of Chinese Buddhist practice since the sixth century, promotes the goal of rebirth in Amitabha’s Pure Land, where conditions are conducive to achieving spiritual understanding. 唐 彩繪漆金夾紵阿彌陀佛像 Buddha, Probably Amitabha (Amituofo), Tang dynasty (618–907), early 7th century. China. #TheMet #Buddha #ChineseBuddhism

The position of the Buddha’s arms indicates that the hands were once held in a gesture of meditation and suggests that this sculpture represents Amitabha, a celestial Buddha who presides over his Western Paradise. Devotion to Amitabha, a major component of Chinese Buddhist practice since the sixth century, promotes the goal of rebirth in Amitabha’s Pure Land, where conditions are conducive to achieving spiritual understanding. 唐 彩繪漆金夾紵阿彌陀佛像 Buddha, Probably Amitabha (Amituofo), Tang dynasty (618–907), early 7th century. China. #TheMet #Buddha #ChineseBuddhism

Scorcio (3) ~ 🎋

#checkinnow Of my #trip to #taipei one of the #tallest #building in the #world the #taipei101 with 509 mt is the 5th #highestbuilding of #asia We can see also the #xiangongtemple #temple who incorporated elements of #confucianism #taoism and #chinesebuddhism and is the most revered temple of #taiwan i took this pic from #maokong #mountain #asiantrip #aseantrip

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