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Famous Buddhist Caves

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A religion that teaches us to be passive…yet we know so little about it. Surprisingly, its history is more in-depth than we think. Below is a list of traces that they left behind in our history. What is for the future…well, that is another story.

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Guyang Cave Report Abuse
The oldest cave of the Longmen Grottoes, it has three levels of niches on its northern and southern wall.
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Cave of Ten Thousand Buddhas (Wanfo Cave) Report Abuse
This cave have statues of Buddha craved out from the walls of the caves.
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Ellora Caves Report Abuse
Comprise of Buddhist Chaityas, Viharas, temples and monasteries.
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Comprise of Buddhist Chaityas, Viharas, temples and monasteries. Report Abuse
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Comprise of Buddhist Chaityas, Viharas, temples and monasteries.
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Mogao Caves Report Abuse
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The Ajanta Caves Report Abuse
These caves have a history that span over 800 over years. They are the earliest examples of Buddhist architecture and culture.
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Yungang Grottoes Report Abuse
Situated at the foot of Wuzhou Mountain, the Yungang Grottoes are three of the most sculptural sites in China. Construction of these caves took five decades to complete.
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Fengxian Temple Report Abuse
Part of the Longmen Grottoes, the Fengxian Temple was constructed during the reign of the Tang Dynasty.
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Binyang Cave Report Abuse
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Lotus Cave (Lianhua Cave) Report Abuse
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Prescription Cave Report Abuse
Representing the achievement of ancient Chinese medicine, the Prescription Cave possessed over 140 prescriptions that are engraved on the walls
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Aurangabad Buddhist Caves Report Abuse
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Karla Caves Report Abuse
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Pithalkora Caves Report Abuse
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Bhaja Caves Report Abuse
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Elephanta Caves Report Abuse
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Kanheri Caves Report Abuse
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The Nagarjuna Caves Report Abuse
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The Sudama Cave Report Abuse
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Karan Choper or Supriya Cave Report Abuse
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Lomas Rishi Cave Report Abuse
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Junnar Caves Report Abuse
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Swarna Bhandar Report Abuse
As known as the King Bimbisara's treasury, the Swarna Bhandar are twin rock-cut caves hollowed out from a single rock.
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