Chinese Diamond Sutra
The Buddhist text known as the Diamond Sutra is believed to be the oldest surviving printed book in the world, dated...
Chinese Religion: A Lecture
Thus video is a short lecture on the religions of ancient China.
A portrait of the Korean Buddhist monk Chinul (Jinul), 1158-1210 CE. Chingul's unifying and inclusive form of Buddhism...
Copy of the Heart Sutra
A Sanskrit manuscript copy of the Heart Sutra at the Bibliothèque Nationale de France.
Cunda & Friends
A modern sculpture by Shinnya Nakamura depicting Cunda and his 15 friends, the boy who gave the Buddha his last meal. (Image...
Cunda Preparing the Last Meal for the Buddha
An illustration of Cunda (Chunda) preparing the last meal for the Buddha. (Wat Kasatrathiraj, Ayutthaya)
Cunda: the Beginnings of Lay Buddhism
The frail Buddha Shakyamuni, known as Gautama Buddha and the Historical Buddha, had reached the end of his physical life...
Daily Life in Ancient China
Chinese culture is one of the oldest in the world today. Over 6,000 years ago this culture began to develop in the Yellow...
Tipitaka (Sansktrit: Tripitaka), the Buddhist canon, consists of three pitaka (Tri means three and Pitaka refers...
The Dharmachakra (Skt: wheel of the law with eight spokes) represents the Eightfold Path (Right View, Right Resolve, Right...