The dragon in buddhism by lubo-09 (As far as I know, dragon...is a loosely translated name for Naga when Buddhism was introduced into ancient China. Naga and dragon in native Chinese mythology are quite different.)

The dragon in buddhism by lubo-09 (As far as I know, dragon...is a loosely translated name for Naga when Buddhism was introduced into ancient China. Naga and dragon in native Chinese mythology are quite different.)

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“Tara (Sanskrit: तारा, tārā) or Ārya Tārā, also known as Jetsun Dolma in Tibetan Buddhism, is a female Bodhisattva in Mahayana Buddhism who appears as a female Buddha in Vajrayana Buddhism. She is known as the “mother of liberation”, and represents the virtues of success in work and achievements. In Japan she is known as Tarani Bosatsu, and little-known as Tuoluo in Chinese Buddhism.

“Tara (Sanskrit: तारा, tārā) or Ārya Tārā, also known as Jetsun Dolma in Tibetan Buddhism, is a female Bodhisattva in Mahayana Buddhism who appears as a female Buddha in Vajrayana Buddhism. She is known as the “mother of liberation”, and represents the virtues of success in work and achievements. In Japan she is known as Tarani Bosatsu, and little-known as Tuoluo in Chinese Buddhism.

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A Jiangnan funerary jar from ca. 250-300 AD, decorated with a row of Buddhas seated on lotus-petal thrones, said to be one of the earliest examples of Chinese Buddhist art.[

A Jiangnan funerary jar from ca. 250-300 AD, decorated with a row of Buddhas seated on lotus-petal thrones, said to be one of the earliest examples of Chinese Buddhist art.[

13.2"Ming Dy Chinese Buddhism Fengshui Copper xuande censer incense burner

13.2"Ming Dy Chinese Buddhism Fengshui Copper xuande censer incense burner

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In Chinese Buddhism, Guan Yin (Kuan-Yin or Quan Yin) is usually depicted in flowing robe and usually wears royal necklaces.

In Chinese Buddhism, Guan Yin (Kuan-Yin or Quan Yin) is usually depicted in flowing robe and usually wears royal necklaces.

Chinese antique: Ruyi (如意, lit. "as desired; as [you] wish) is a curved decorative object that serves as a ceremonial sceptre in Chinese Buddhism or a talisman symbolizing power and good fortune in Chinese folklore.

Chinese antique: Ruyi (如意, lit. "as desired; as [you] wish) is a curved decorative object that serves as a ceremonial sceptre in Chinese Buddhism or a talisman symbolizing power and good fortune in Chinese folklore.

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Jade Ruyi (如意, lit. "as desired; as [you] wish) is a curved decorative object that serves as a ceremonial sceptre in Chinese Buddhism or a talisman symbolizing power and good fortune in Chinese folklore.

Jade Ruyi (如意, lit. "as desired; as [you] wish) is a curved decorative object that serves as a ceremonial sceptre in Chinese Buddhism or a talisman symbolizing power and good fortune in Chinese folklore.

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