Pictures of Dazu, China

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Notes of this trip



Dazu: towards the Baodingshan caves

Dazu: towards the Baodingshan caves

Dazu: towards the Baodingshan caves

Dazu: towards the Baodingshan caves


Dazu: Baodingshan (1179-1249)

Dazu: Baodingshan (1179-1249) Enlightenment Cave 29

Dazu: Baodingshan (1179-1249) Enlightenment Cave 29

Dazu: Baodingshan (1179-1249) Enlightenment Cave 29


Dazu: Baodingshan (1179-1249) Enlightenment Cave 29

Dazu: Baodingshan (1179-1249) Enlightenment Cave 29

Dazu: Baodingshan (1179-1249) Cave 3 (1252)

Dazu: Baodingshan (1179-1249) Cave 5 of the three bodhisattvas (Puxian, Wenshu and the founder of the sect)


Dazu: Baodingshan (1179-1249) Cave 4 of paradise

Dazu: Baodingshan (1179-1249) Cave 4 of paradise

Dazu: Baodingshan (1179-1249) Cave 4 of paradise

Dazu: Baodingshan (1179-1249) Cave 5 of the three bodhisattvas (Puxian, Wenshu and the founder of the sect)


Dazu: Baodingshan (1179-1249) Wheel of prayer

Dazu: Baodingshan (1179-1249) Wheel of prayer

Dazu: Baodingshan (1179-1249) Wheel of prayer

Dazu: Baodingshan (1179-1249) Wheel of prayer


Dazu: Baodingshan (1179-1249) Wheel of prayer

Dazu: Baodingshan (1179-1249) Cave 5 of the three bodhisattvas (Puxian, Wenshu and the founder of the sect)

Dazu: Baodingshan (1179-1249) Cave 5 of the three bodhisattvas (Puxian, Wenshu and the founder of the sect)

Dazu: Baodingshan (1179-1249) Cave 5 of the three bodhisattvas (Puxian, Wenshu and the founder of the sect)


Dazu: Baodingshan (1179-1249) Cave 5 of the three bodhisattvas (Puxian, Wenshu and the founder of the sect)

Dazu: Baodingshan (1179-1249) Cave 5 of the three bodhisattvas (Puxian, Wenshu and the founder of the sect)

Dazu: Baodingshan (1179-1249) Cave 11 of reclined Buddha

Dazu: Baodingshan (1179-1249) Cave 11 of reclined Buddha


Dazu: Baodingshan (1179-1249) Cave 11 of reclined Buddha

Dazu: Baodingshan (1179-1249) Cave 13 of the peacock king

Dazu: Baodingshan (1179-1249) Cave 12 of the nine dragons

Dazu: Baodingshan (1179-1249) Cave 12 of the nine dragons


Dazu: Baodingshan (1179-1249) Cave 13 of the peacock king

Dazu: Baodingshan (1179-1249) Cave 11 of reclined Buddha

Dazu: Baodingshan (1179-1249) Cave 11 of reclined Buddha

Dazu: Baodingshan (1179-1249) Cave 11 of reclined Buddha


Dazu: Baodingshan (1179-1249) Cave 11 of reclined Buddha

Dazu: Baodingshan (1179-1249) Cave 15 dedicated to the Confucian theme of parental love

Dazu: Baodingshan (1179-1249) Cave 15 dedicated to the Confucian theme of parental love

Dazu: Baodingshan (1179-1249) Cave 15 dedicated to the Confucian theme of parental love


Dazu: Baodingshan (1179-1249) Cave 8 (closed for restoration)

Dazu: Baodingshan (1179-1249) Cave 15 dedicated to the Confucian theme of parental love

Dazu: Baodingshan (1179-1249) Cave 15 dedicated to the Confucian theme of parental love

Dazu: Baodingshan (1179-1249) Cave 15 dedicated to the Confucian theme of parental love


Dazu: Baodingshan (1179-1249) Cave 15 dedicated to the Confucian theme of parental love

Dazu: Baodingshan (1179-1249) Cave 15 dedicated to the Confucian theme of parental love

Dazu: Baodingshan (1179-1249) Cave 15 dedicated to the Confucian theme of parental love

Dazu: Baodingshan (1179-1249) Cave 15 dedicated to the Confucian theme of parental love


Dazu: Baodingshan (1179-1249) Cave 17 of the three Buddhas dedicated to the Confucian theme of filial piety

Dazu: Baodingshan (1179-1249) Cave 17 of the three Buddhas dedicated to the Confucian theme of filial piety

Dazu: Baodingshan (1179-1249) Cave 17 of the three Buddhas dedicated to the Confucian theme of filial piety

Dazu: Baodingshan (1179-1249) Cave 17 of the three Buddhas dedicated to the Confucian theme of filial piety


Dazu: Baodingshan (1179-1249) Cave 17 of the three Buddhas dedicated to the Confucian theme of filial piety

Dazu: Baodingshan (1179-1249) Cave 20 of hell (Kshitigarbha, the redeeming Buddha, surrounded by the ten kings of hell, performing torture)

Dazu: Baodingshan (1179-1249) Cave 20 of hell (Kshitigarbha, the redeeming Buddha, surrounded by the ten kings of hell)

Dazu: Baodingshan (1179-1249) Cave 20 of hell (Kshitigarbha, the redeeming Buddha, surrounded by the ten kings of hell)


Dazu: Baodingshan (1179-1249) Cave 20 of hell (Kshitigarbha, the redeeming Buddha, surrounded by the ten kings of hell)

Dazu: Baodingshan (1179-1249) Cave 20 of hell (Kshitigarbha, the redeeming Buddha, surrounded by the ten kings of hell)

Dazu: Baodingshan (1179-1249) Cave 20 of hell (Kshitigarbha, the redeeming Buddha, surrounded by the ten kings of hell, possibly the most terrible scene of the group)

Dazu: Baodingshan (1179-1249) Cave 20 of hell (Kshitigarbha, the redeeming Buddha, surrounded by the ten kings of hell)


Dazu: Baodingshan (1179-1249) Cave 21 dedicated to legends of folk religion 615-17 Nearby temple that is still closed to tourists

Dazu: Baodingshan (1179-1249) Cave 21 dedicated to legends of folk religion

Dazu: Baodingshan (1179-1249)

Dazu: Baodingshan (1179-1249) Nearby temple that is still closed to tourists


Dazu: Baodingshan (1179-1249) Nearby temple that is still closed to tourists

Dazu: Baodingshan (1179-1249) Nearby temple that is still closed to tourists

Dazu: Beishan

Dazu: Beishan Group I


Dazu: Beishan Group I Cave 5

Dazu: Beishan Group 1 Cave 9 (Avalokitesvara with one thousand arms)

Dazu: Beishan Group 1 Cave 10

Dazu: Beishan Group II (all dedicated to Avalokitesvara) - cave 130 (Song dynasty)


Dazu: Beishan Group II (all dedicated to Avalokitesvara) - cave 130 (Song dynasty)

Dazu: Beishan Group II - cave 133 (Avalokitesvara with maid, sudhana and four warriors)

Dazu: Beishan Group II - cave 133 (Avalokitesvara with maid, sudhana and four warriors)

Dazu: Beishan Group II - cave 136 (1146)


Dazu: Beishan Group II - cave 136 (1146)

Dazu: Beishan Group II - cave 136 (1146)

Dazu: Beishan Group II - cave 136 (1146)

Dazu: Beishan Group II - cave 136 (1146)


Dazu: Beishan Group II - cave 136 (1146)

Dazu: Beishan Group II - cave 136 (1146)

Dazu: Beishan Group II - cave 136 (1146)

Dazu: Beishan Group II - cave 150 (1146)


Dazu: Beishan Group II - cave 150 (1146)

Dazu: Beishan Group II - cave 155 of the peacock king (1126)

Dazu: Beishan Group II - cave 176 of Maitreya (1126)

Dazu: Beishan Group II - cave 180 of Avalokitesvara (1126)


Dazu: Beishan Group II - cave 180 of Avalokitesvara (1126)

Dazu: Beishan Group II - cave 245 of Amitabha's Western Paradise

Dazu: Beishan Group II - cave 245 of Amitabha's Western Paradise

Dazu: Beishan Group II - cave 245 of Amitabha's Western Paradise


Dazu: Beishan Group II - cave 245 of Amitabha's Western Paradise

Dazu: Beishan Group II - cave 245 of Amitabha's Western Paradise

From the Beishan caves: northern pagoda of a monastery that was destroyed

Duobao Pagoda

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