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|Xieshi Bodhisattva in Attendance (Northern Wei) Yungang Caves|
The Yungang Grottoes, formerly the Wuzhoushan Grottoes, are ancient Chinese Buddhist temple grottoes near the city of Datong in the province of Shanxi. They are excellent examples of rock-cut architecture and one of the three most famous ancient Buddhist sculptural sites of China. In 2001, the Yungang Grottoes were made a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Yungang Grottoes are considered by UNESCO to be a "masterpiece of early Chinese Buddhist cave art.
Stamp featuring Xieshi Bodhisattva in Attendance (Northern Wei) Yungang Caves
Series: Yungang Grottoes
|Category||Buddhist Personality Buddhist Arts Theme 3: The Buddhist Pantheon as seen through Postage Stamps|