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Buddhist Paintings of Tun-Huang in the National Museum, New Delhi

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Author: Lokesh Chandra and Nirmala Sharma

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The Tun-huang caves are the jewel of Buddhist art over the centuries. Situated at the foot of the Mountain of Singing Sands, an itinerant monk Yueh-ts'un settled down to excavate the first cave in AD 344, and to paint its walls. This book reproduces and describes the paintings from Tun-huang in the National Museum, New Delhi. The Tun-huang caves are the jewel of Buddhist art over the centuries. Situated at the foot of the Mountain of Singing Sands, they are the brush of the Buddha, where an itinerant monk Yueh-ts'un watched the iridescent peaks in the sheen of blue.