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A Navajo advocacy group has asked a federal judge to halt hydraulic fracking permits in the San Juan Basin of New Mexico, claiming that drilling threatens a historic UNESCO heritage site considered sacred by Navajo, Hopi and Pueblo peoples.
"Dunghuang" is a desert oasis located on the border of China and Mongolia. Also named "The Thousand Buddhist Caves." Named this because there are one thousand individual caves in this location along what was once the Silk Road.
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Ajanta Caves – Ajanta, India - Atlas Obscura AJANTA, INDIA Ajanta Caves Rock-cut cave complex filled with ancient Buddhist artwork.
Lying on the northern outskirts of the city of Cusco in Peru, lies the walled complex of Saksaywaman (Sacsayhuaman). The site is famed for its remarkable large dry stone walls with boulders carefully
According to legend, the first cave was established in 366 AD by the Buddhist monk Lie Zun (or Lo-tsun), who had a vision of a thousand Buddhas. He convinced a wealthy Silk Road pilgrim to fund the first temple, and many followed his example.
Longmen Grottoes, China - Buddhas and Bodhisattvas carved into caves and 750 niches along the limestone bank of the Yi River form thousands of examples of sophisticated Chinese art from the fifth through the ninth centuries.