Baodingshan

is a Buddhist site located in Dazu County 大足县, near Chongqing 重庆 – a half-mile long cliff face carved with over 6000 sculptures among which are intermingled both sacred and secular texts.

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Interactive Tour

See detailed images from over 250 locations within Great Buddha Bend with transcription and translation of secular as well as sacred texts provided.

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Use in the Classroom

Access supplemental materials that provide transcription and translation of sacred Buddhist texts and discuss the interplay between these and the carved images.

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Use On Site

Materials are mobile friendly for use on site; follow a path through Baodingshan with these image galleries and descriptions of the carvings.

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Scholarship

Download and access English language scholarly works on Baodingshan.
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