Buddhist cave art was greatly influenced by Indian Buddhist art and emerged in China along with the spread of Buddhism starting in the Han Dynasty around the 1st Century A.D.
What was the origin of China's famous Mogao Caves, also known as the Thousand Buddha Caves? Find out here.
A continued exploration of some of the historical and artistic qualities of the famous Buddhist sculptures in China's Mogao Caves.
Learn how the features of the Buddhist statues found in caves in China evolved throughout history.
This clip takes us to the historical aesthetic of the breathtaking Fengxian Temple of the Longmen Caves, which contains the magnificent Lushena Buddha.
This clip displays the exquisite beauty of the Dazu Grotto statues. They are unique in that they depict not only religious figures but also the peacefulness of secular life.
This video shows the care and precision taken in the making of the Grand Buddha grotto statues, ultimately culminating in a stunning example of great artistry.
A surprisingly engaging video outlining the basics of the Chinese legal system, including its historical origins and development as well as how laws are made and what some of them cover.
The idea of vegetarianism started in China thousands of years ago. So, let's find out why people started to become vegetarians.
It feels good to start the New Year off with a bowl of veggie noodles.
Longhua Temple's veggie noodles are a traditional dish that one eats for the New Year. Six hundred bowls of these noodles can be made in just one hour.
As the most delicious vegetarian dishes come from the temples, a visit to one may be in order to try top vegetarian dishes.
The Jade Buddhist Temple in Shanghai is famous for its vegetarian meals. It is a must-try if you are into veggie dishes.
Behind every dish, there is a meaning. This vegetarian dish is called "Understand and Embrace."
The lotus flower is a symbol of Buddhism. Therefore, a vegetarian dish is made with this concept in mind.
One needs creativity to cook an impressive dish. The Bead Curtain is a very interesting vegetarian dish that uses aloe as its main ingredient.
Olive Oil-Fried King Oyster Mushrooms: a simple but delicious dish.
Getting the freshest ingredients is also a very important step in making delicious vegetarian dishes.
In this episode of The 25th Hour, we first meet 82-year-old Wu Ren Di who is looking for love in his native Shanghai.
82-year-old Wu Ren Di was married for over 40 years before his wife passed away in 2001.
Even in retirement, Mister Wu keeps busy with stock trading.
After his first marriage, 82-year-old Wu Ren Di had a short-lived marriage of four months.
Divorced for a decade, Ying met the love of her life at a singles salon.