THE LION-DANCE AS RELIGIOUS DANCE

THE LION-DANCE AS RELIGIOUS DANCE

THE LION-DANCE AS RELIGIOUS DANCE THE LION-DANCE AS RELIGIOUS DANCE The lion-dancers first appeared in China under the Tang dynasty (a.d. 618-906), and made their debut at the court of the kings of Tibet about the same time. The lion-dancer represents a form of the...
Taosi. The first capital of China

Taosi. The first capital of China

Taosi. The first capital of China Taosi. The first capital of China Taosi is one of the most important archaeological discoveries in China in the past decades. Located in the southern part of Shanxi province, is possibly the first urban center emerged in China. The...
The most beautiful Buddhist sculpture in Beijing

The most beautiful Buddhist sculpture in Beijing

The most beautiful Buddhist sculpture in Beijing The most beautiful Buddhist sculpture in Beijing It is the «Stone sculpture of the Sakyamuni Buddha with two guardians», which is in the Capital Museum of Beijing. It is dated in the Northern Wei Dynasty, in the 23rd...
Buddha as a true man: a different tale

Buddha as a true man: a different tale

Buddha as a true man In the fourth chapter of India in the Chinese Imagination: Myth, Religion, and Thought (edited by John Kieschnick and Meir Shahar, University of Pennsylvania Press, 2014),  Nobuyoshi Yamabe contributes an article (Indian Myth Transformed in a...

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