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|Painting, Mineral pigments on canvas and gilding, 49.2x39.5 cm|
|Origin: China, Tangut State of Hsi Hsia, Khara-Khoto, Late 12th - 13th century|
|Source of entry: State Russian Museum, 1933|
|Theme: Oriental Religion and Mythology|
|Exibition: Chinese Art and Culture: 2,000 BC - 20th century|
Nagarjuna Institute : Articles about Newar Buddhism - Monasticism
Above the shrine of the Buddha is a five-fold window, behind which is a large .... The caitya has four figures: Sakyamuni Buddha, two Bodhisattvas and this ...
|Asian Art: The
Great Miracle of Crasvati
188, Leiden, 1895) and entitled «Hymn to the Eight Great Caityas», which enumerates still more. The «eight reliquaries» of stanza 5, ...
|The Origin of
Pagodas of the vajrasana style also appeared in China. ... Each of the five pagodas has seven storeys with a precious bead on top. ...
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