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Kizil Grottoes – The Thousand-Buddha Caves

Jun 29, 2017
Kizil Grottoes – The Thousand-Buddha Caves

(By Tsem Rinpoche and Pastor Adeline)   Introduction Kucha, or Kuchar, was one of the earliest and most prominent centres in the Tarim Basin along the northern branch of the ancient Silk Road. The ancient Silk Road was an important trade route where commerce was carried out and cultural exchange took place. It was...

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Kumarajiva – the Great Translator from Kucha

Jun 17, 2017
Kumarajiva – the Great Translator from Kucha

  Introduction The Buddhist scriptures from China are great treasures of knowledge, and came about due to the kindness of the Buddhist masters who risked their lives to travel to China in order to spread the Dharma. The hardships that they endured throughout their journeys didn’t stop them from sharing the Buddha’s precious teachings...

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