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Religion In China

Nakhi Dongba (Shaman or Wise Man) The Nakhi aka Naxi is a tribe living in the Tibetan Foothills of Yunnan and Sichuan Provinces in SW China and traditionally adherents to the Dongba Religion. The Dongba religion is based on the balanced relationship between nature and man. In Dongba mythology, "Nature" and "Man" are half-brothers, having different mothers. The religion is an off-shoot of the beliefs of the 900 year old Tibetan Bön religion. The word "Dongba" literally means "wise man" in the…

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Hanging Monastery - China. It is literally on the side of a cliff and is the only temple which combines the 3 main traditional chinese religions: Buddhism, Taoism & Confucionism.

from The Economist

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Leshan Giant Buddha -largest carved stone Buddha in the world and it is by far the tallest pre-modern statue in the world. The Mount Emei Scenic Area, including Leshan Giant Buddha Scenic Area has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1996.


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Qiānshān National Park is a mountainous area in Liaoning Province China, 17km by road, southeast of Anshan. Qianshan is actually an abbreviation for 'Thousand Lotus Flower Mountains'. The park area of 44 square km, has both Buddhist and Taoist temples, monasteries and nunneries. One of few locations where both religions are found sharing the same site. A naturally wrought statue of the Buddha stands 70 m high. It is claimed to be largest naturally occurring image of Maitreya Buddha in the…


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from The Economist

Cracks in the atheist edifice

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