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The Mogao Caves Caves of the Buddhas Part 1

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.

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difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate
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The Mogao Caves Caves of the Buddhas Part 2

What was the origin of China's famous Mogao Caves, also known as the Thousand Buddha Caves? Find out here.

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difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate
China

The Mogao Caves Caves of the Buddhas Part 3

A continued exploration of some of the historical and artistic qualities of the famous Buddhist sculptures in China's Mogao Caves.

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difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate
China

The Mogao Caves Caves of the Buddhas Part 4

Learn how the features of the Buddhist statues found in caves in China evolved throughout history.

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China

The Mogao Caves Caves of the Buddhas Part 5

This clip takes us to the historical aesthetic of the breathtaking Fengxian Temple of the Longmen Caves, which contains the magnificent Lushena Buddha.

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difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate
China

The Mogao Caves Caves of the Buddhas Part 6

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.

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China

The Mogao Caves Caves of the Buddhas Part 7

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.

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difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate
China

Chinese Legal Systems Three Minute Overview

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.

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China

The 25th Hour Chinese Buddhist Vegetarianism Part 1

The idea of vegetarianism started in China thousands of years ago. So, let's find out why people started to become vegetarians.

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difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate
China

The 25th Hour Chinese Buddhist Vegetarianism Part 2

It feels good to start the New Year off with a bowl of veggie noodles.

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China

The 25th Hour Chinese Buddhist Vegetarianism Part 3

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.

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China

The 25th Hour Chinese Buddhist Vegetarianism Part 4

As the most delicious vegetarian dishes come from the temples, a visit to one may be in order to try top vegetarian dishes.

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China

The 25th Hour Chinese Buddhist Vegetarianism Part 5

The Jade Buddhist Temple in Shanghai is famous for its vegetarian meals. It is a must-try if you are into veggie dishes.

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China

The 25th Hour Chinese Buddhist Vegetarianism Part 6

Behind every dish, there is a meaning. This vegetarian dish is called "Understand and Embrace."

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China

The 25th Hour Chinese Buddhist Vegetarianism Part 7

The lotus flower is a symbol of Buddhism. Therefore, a vegetarian dish is made with this concept in mind.

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China

The 25th Hour Chinese Buddhist Vegetarianism Part 8

One needs creativity to cook an impressive dish. The Bead Curtain is a very interesting vegetarian dish that uses aloe as its main ingredient.

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China

The 25th Hour Chinese Buddhist Vegetarianism Part 9

Olive Oil-Fried King Oyster Mushrooms: a simple but delicious dish.

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China

The 25th Hour Chinese Buddhist Vegetarianism Part 10

Getting the freshest ingredients is also a very important step in making delicious vegetarian dishes.

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China Shanghai

The 25th Hour Love at an Older Age Part 1

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.

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China Shanghai

The 25th Hour Love at an Older Age Part 2

82-year-old Wu Ren Di was married for over 40 years before his wife passed away in 2001.

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China Shanghai

The 25th Hour Love at an Older Age Part 3

Even in retirement, Mister Wu keeps busy with stock trading.

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China Shanghai

The 25th Hour Love at an Older Age Part 4

After his first marriage, 82-year-old Wu Ren Di had a short-lived marriage of four months.

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China Shanghai

The 25th Hour Love at an Older Age Part 5

Divorced for a decade, Ying met the love of her life at a singles salon.

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China Shanghai

The 25th Hour Love at an Older Age Part 6

Ying had no choice but to leave her boyfriend of four years after his daughter did not approve of their decision to get married.

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