Thangka is a beautiful kind of painting art, more precisely, a religious painting. Thangka originated during the reign of Tibetan King Songtsen Gampo and it prospered during the 18th and 19th centuries. In Tibetan, the word Thang means to display and the word ka means silk. A Thangka is a painting drawn on cotton or silk appliqué with vivid ethnic features and intense religious colors. It usually represents and illustrates the history, politics, culture and social life of the Tibetan people.

Discover with BON Cloud the Art of wood carving! Luo Huihuang is an impressive artist; considered an expert on wood carving, his extensive career started when he began to make different kinds of figures reflecting Chinese history. After some time, he found his inspiration and creativeness in Buddhist wood carving figures, an amazing art full of details and not easy to make.  

The Lingshan Grand Buddha(灵山大佛) is located on the Lingshan mountain in the city of Wuxi, Jiangsu Province. With more than 88 meters high, it is considered one of the largest Buddha statues, not only in China but in the world. In 1997, this overwhelming and extraordinary statue was finished. Nowadays, Chinese people usually come to see Lingshan Grand Buddha in order to pray and wish good luck for their lives.

Are you wondering how to get to the breathtaking Mount Jiuhua? Mark Masterton is the host of this interesting story. He will take us to this wonderful and very popular place for all Chinese and foreign people. Mount Jiuhua (九华山), which means Nine Glorious Mountains, is one of the four sacred mountains of Chinese Buddhism in the country. It is located in Qingyang County in Anhui province.

Mount Jiuhua (九华山) means Nine Glorious Mountains. It is one of the four sacred mountains of Chinese Buddhism in the country. It is located in Qingyang County in Anhui province. It is well-known among people of all ages for its beautiful landscapes and ancient temples full of history.

The Tin Hau Temple is located in the city of Quanzhou in Fujian province in China. During the 11th and 14th centuries, Quanzhou was the most important port for foreign trade in the Middle Kingdom country. The Tin Hau Temple, which translation is in Cantonese, is also known as the Temple of the Queen of Heaven or Tianhou in mandarin.

A glimpse to the Tibetan Buddhism. Chuanzhu Temple is a Buddhist temple located in the Songpan County at the northwestern of Sichuan Province. This County has a population of approximately 68,000 - between Tibetan, Qiang, Han and Hui - people. Unfortunately, Chuanzhu Temple is unknown by the majority of people. It is a small and modest temple, where most of the monks are local.