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China"s Sacred Sites

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Published by Himalayan Institute Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religions of Indic & Oriental origin,
  • Spirituality,
  • The Environment,
  • Worship,
  • Religious Buildings Architecture,
  • Architecture,
  • International Architecture - Asian,
  • Religious Buildings,
  • Art / Architecture,
  • Architecture / General,
  • China,
  • Hillside architecture,
  • Temples, Buddhist,
  • Temples, Taoist

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11303647M
    ISBN 100893892629
    ISBN 109780893892623

    The "Five Great Imperial (Daoist/Confucian) Mountains, or Marchmounts "are also regarded as a directional set -- north, south, east, west & center, according to the ancient Chinese 五行 Wŭ-xíng "Five Elements/Phases/Agents" system of thought employed by the Han Dynasty Royal Confucianism and then by Daoism. They all also host Buddhist and Confucian.


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