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ancient Buddha statues at the Yungang Grottoes, China Loved and Pinned by www.downdogboutique.com to our Yoga community boards

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Parallels Between Maoism and Pre-modern Religion in China

This is a Taoist temple in Macau, China; offerings are made by burning candles or incense. Taoism (pronounced Daoism) is the oldest surviving religion in China. In fact, it is the only legal religion in China other than Atheism.

The Jade Buddha Temple is a Buddhist temple in Shanghai, China. As with many modern Chinese Buddhist temples, the current temple draws from both the Pure Land and Chan traditions of Mahayana Buddhism.

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Cracks in the atheist edifice

Cracks in the atheist edifice The rapid spread of Christianity is forcing an official rethink on religion

17 Photos That Will Inspire You To Travel

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.

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The Virus of Idolatry http://www.pinterest.com/pin/228135537349217531/ Comparative Idolatry: Religion in China: Comparative religion is a figment! It follows from the foregoing premises that there is no such thing as comparative religion as taught in the seminaries. One might as well talk of comparative God, or comparative Bible or Heaven. There is comparative superstition and fanaticism and comparative idolatry and systems of philosophy, but it is a solecism to talk about comparative…

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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