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C.G. Jung (1875-1961); Page 105 from the Red Book; 1914-1930; Pigments on paper; During the period in which he worked on this book Jung developed his principal theories of archetypes, collective unconscious, and the process of individuation. It is possibly the most influential unpublished work in the history of psychology. More than two-thirds of the large, red, leather-bound manuscript’s pages are filled with Jung’s brightly hued and striking graphic forms paired with his thoughts ....

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from Unique Travel Destinations

China’s Amazing Caves of a Thousand Buddhas (Mogao Caves)

The Mogao Caves (Caves of the Thousand Buddhas, or the Caves of Dunhuang) are an intricate complex of Buddhist temples inside caves near the city of Dunhuang in Gansu province, China.

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This ancient Chinese map of planet Earth's northern sky is part of the Dunhuang Star Atlas, one of the most impressive documents in the history of astronomy. The oldest complete star atlas known, it dates to the years 649 to 684. In this example showing the north polar region, a very recognizable Big Dipper, part of the modern constellation Ursa Major, lies along the bottom of the chart.

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Memento for Oblivion | Photography of Plants form Dunhuang and Qinghaihu Lake by Ling MENG Like and Repin.  Noelito Flow instagram http://www.instagram.com/noelitoflow

Memento for Oblivion | Photography of Plants form Dunhuang and Qinghaihu Lake by Ling MENG Like and Repin. Noelito Flow instagram http://www.instagram.com/noelitoflow

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Details of painting of the meeting of Manjusri and Vimalakirti. Cave # 159; Dunhuang Mogao caves, China

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Musician dunhuang - Pipa -Musicians in a scene from paradise, Yulin Cave 25, Tang Dynasty

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Fresco of Bodhisattva ~ Dunhuang Caves, China

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Guanyin, Kwan Yin, Kuan Yin, Avalokiteśvara, Goddess of Mercy. Many names.

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from Mail Online

No, it's not a mirage: Tiny 2,000-year-old oasis in China that keeps city alive is saved from being swallowed by desert

Oasis: Yueyaquan Crescent Lake in Dunhuang, north west China is completely surrounded by sand dunes. The arid region barely gets any rain each year

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