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Vredeveld Aziatische Kunst
Vredeveld Aziatische Kunst

The largest collection of original antique Buddha statues.

Own import from Burma

21 December

Kizil Caves

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kizil caves

Kizil Caves are excellent examples of Buddhist rock-cut caves situated in Baicheng County, Xinjiang, China. The caves are located on the northern bank of the Muzat River 65 Kilometers west of Kucha. It is believed that the caves are the earliest major Buddhist cave complex that was built between the period of the 3rd and 8th centuries in China.

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15 December

Bhaja Caves

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Indian buddhist cave bhaja cave

Bhaja Caves is a group of 22 rock cut caves built during the 2nd century BC located in Pune district, near Lonavala, Maharashtra. The Caves belongs to the Hinayana Buddhism sect in Maharashtra. The cave consists of numerous stupas and the most prominent excavation is chaityagrha- cave XII.

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05 December

Bojjannakonda and Lingalakonda caves

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Buddhist caves in India

Bojjannakonda and lingalakonda are two Buddhist caves that lie on the same hill but in different directions. Bojjannakonda lies is the eastern side of the hill while Lingalakonda lies on the western side of the hill. The hills contain numerous monolithic stupas, rock-cut caves, chaityas and monasteries making the hill one of the most remarkable places for Buddhist shrines in Andhra Pradesh.

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03 December

Pandavleni caves

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pandavleni caves

Pandavleni caves, also known as Nasik caves, is located about 8km south of the center of Nashik (or Nasik), Maharashtra, India. These caves are also known as Pandu Lena or Tri Rashmi Leni. Pandavleni caves include 24 caves which are carved between 1st century BCE and 3rd century CE.

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01 December

Belum Caves

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Buddha statue at Belum Cave

Belum Caves is the largest and longest cave system which is open to the public on the Indian subcontinent. The caves are located near Belum village in Kolimigundla Mandal of Kurnool District in the state of Andhra Pradesh. The cave system reaches its deepest point, Pataalanganga, which is 46 m deep from entry level. The total length of Belum caves system is 3,229 m which makes this cave second largest natural cave located at the Indian subcontinent.

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14 August

Bezeklik Thousand Buddha Caves

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Bezeklik Thousand Buddha Caves

the Bezeklik Thousand Buddha Caves is also a complex of Buddhist grottos which is located between the cities of Turpan and Shanshan (Loulan) at the north-east of the Taklamakan Desert near the ancient ruins of Gaochang in the Mutou Valley, a gorge in the Flaming Mountains, China. These grottoes are situated high on the cliffs of the west Mutou Valley. It is recorded that the construction of these grottoes was started from the 5th century and completed only in the 14th century, but most of the caves that existed in the current period were constructed during the west Uyghur kingdom around the 10th - 13th centuries.

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