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The dragon in buddhism by lubo-09

The dragon in buddhism by (As far as I know, dragon.is a loosely translated name for Naga when Buddhism was introduced into ancient China. Naga and dragon in native Chinese mythology are quite different.

Five poems (quintet), Illuminated frontispiece, Walters Manuscript W.624, fol. 42a by Walters Art Museum Illuminated Manuscripts, via Flickr

Five poems (quintet) ~ Illuminated frontispiece ~ Walters Manuscript ~ fol. ~ by Walters Art Museum ~ Illuminated Manuscripts

A Floral Fantasy, first half of the 17th century. Islamic. Gursharan and Elvira Sidhu Collection, Seattle | This work is featured in our “ Sultans of Deccan India, 1500–1700: Opulence and Fantasy” exhibition, on view through July 26, 2015. #DeccanSultans

A Floral Fantasy, first half of the century. Gursharan and Elvira Sidhu Collection, Seattle

istanbulwalkingzemi: Drawing of a peony and a bird, signed by Veli Can. 16th Century

Drawing of a peony and a bird, signed by Veli Can.

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[Frontispiece] Shams = sunburst pattern.

One of hundreds of thousands of free digital items from The New York Public Library.

Calligraphy illuminated with birds (recto); Calligraphy illuminated with waqwaq scroll and painting of prince (verso) Iran 15th century

Calligraphy illuminated with birds (recto); Calligraphy illuminated with waqwaq scroll and painting of prince (verso) Iran century

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