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Pantuo Rock -Putuoshan Mountain
Located in the east islands (Zhoushan Archipelago) of Zhejiang Province, Putuoshan Mountain (Mount Putuo, Putuo Mountain) is the abode of Avalokitesvara and one of the Four Sacred Buddhist Mountains in Chin.  Putuoshan Mountain fully shows the beauty of both mountain and sea and honored as the Buddhist Kingdom on the Sea and the Sacred Land of the South China Sea. The original religious activity of Mount Puotuo is traced back to Qin Dynasty (BC 221 - 201) when the Taoist immortals practiced alchemy here, and the relic sites can be still found today.
Stamp featuring Pantuo Rock is made up of two stacked stones which seems swaying.  There goes a legend that Ksitigarbha Bodhisattva has been sit here in meditation before he went to Mount Jiuhua.  As the sunglow falls, the stone is colored to shining gold.
This stamp is printed under
Series: Mount Putuo
Issued Country China
Issued Year 03.06.1999
Category Buddhist Architect World Heritage Buddhist Landscape
Type Maximum Card
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