buddhist art, mogao caves, the silk road, yuezun

Transcendental Illustrations: The Vision of Yuezun

Yuezun had a vision of a golden light shimmering at the edges of a cliff face with a thousand golden Buddhas and celestial maidens singing, dancing, and playing instruments. It was Buddhist monk Yuezun’s dream that he saw and followed to its source in northwestern China in the barren desert along the Silk Road toward ...

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Details of a painting of the meeting of Manjusri and Vimalakirti, Mogao Caves.