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莫高窟第280窟菩薩乘象圖和比丘誦經圖的再解讀=Reinterpreting the Images of a Bodhisattva Riding an Elephant and a Bhiksu Chanting Scriptures in Mogao Cave 280
Author 王惠民 (著)=Wang, Hui-min (au.)
Source 敦煌研究=Dunhuang Research
Volumen.1 (總號=n.149)
Pages29 - 34
Publisher Url
Location蘭州, 中國 [Lanzhou, China]
Content type期刊論文=Journal Article
Keyword普賢菩薩=Samantabhadra Bodhisattva; 《法華經》=Lotus Sutra; 莫高窟第280窟=Mogao Cave 280

Mogao Cave 280 was built in the late Sui dynasty. An examination of the images of a bodhisattva riding an elephant, a bhiksu chanting scriptures, and a nirvana depiction scene in cave 280 suggests that the bodhisattva in the first picture represents Samantabhadra Bodhisattva as the protector of people who believe in the Lotus Sutra, the bhikkhu represents Buddhist master Varaprabha preaching the Lotus Sutra, and the nirvana image indicates that the Lotus Sutra was preached by Buddha just before attaining nirvana. These mural themes are very important for studying Buddhist belief in the Lotus sutra.
ISSN10004106 (P)
Created date2016.06.02
Modified date2018.05.28

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