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Kumbum Monastery
China Travel Guide - Travel in Qinghai

Kumbum Monastery
Kumbum Monastery (also known as Ta'er Monastery,  tǎ ěr sì 塔尔寺) is a Buddhist monastery in Qinghai province, China. Kumbum was founded in 1583 in a narrow valley close to the village of Lusar in the Tibetan cultural region of Amdo (ān duō 安多). Its superior monastery is Drepung (zhé bàng sì 哲蚌寺), immediately to the west of Lhasa (lā sà 拉萨). It was ranked in importance as second only to Lhasa.

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Famen Temple (法门寺)
China Travel Guide - Travel in Shaanxi

FaMen Temple

Famen Temple (法门寺) is a Buddhism Temple located around 120 kilometer west of Xian city. The temple is famous for housing the Buddhist relics of Sakyamuni, the founder of Buddhism.

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任凭风浪起,稳坐钓鱼台
Learn Chinese - Chinese Proverbs

Chinese proverbs

rèn
píng
fēng
làng
qǐ,
wěn
zuò
diào
yú 
tái
 凭 
 风 
浪 
  起, 
 稳 
 坐 
钓 
鱼 
台 

Sit tight in the fishing boat despite the rising wind and waves.

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Chinese Batik
Learn Chinese - History and Culture

                   Chinese batik
History
Batik (là rǎn 蜡染) is a wax-resist dyeing technique used on textile. Chinese Batik is also called La Ran (là rǎn 蜡染) in China. Researches show batik originates from ancient China. It was then called La Xie (là xié 腊缬). As early as in Qin (qín cháo 秦朝) and Han Dynasties (hàn cháo汉朝), people in southwestern minority regions of China, finding that wax can prevent from dyeing(rǎn 染), proficiently mastered the craft of batik. They used bees wax (là 蜡) and worm wax as material in preventing dyeing.

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Family Grocery Shopping in Shanghai
China Living Tips - Shopping & Leisure

Join the scrum at your local wet market, or head for the nearest international supermarket for peace of mind. We've got your shopping info here, including the latest online, direct-from-farm and organic grocery information.

International Markets
Online
Specialty Online
 
 
International Markets
 
City Shop Shanghai Centre
Shanghai Centre, B/F, 1376 Nanjing Xi Lu,
南京西路1376号, 上海商城B楼, 近西康路

Tel: 6215 0418

8:00am-10:30pm
 
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Beijing Forestry University
Study in China - Colleges and Universities

Located in Haidian District which is home to many key universities in China, Beijing Forestry University (BFU) is a top institution of higher education in forestry and ecological environment under the direct leadership of the Ministry of Education.

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