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Title The Dunhuang Grottoes and global education : philosophical, spiritual, scientific, and aesthetic insights / Xu Di, editor
Published Cham, Switzerland : Palgrave Macmillan US, [2019]

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Description 1 online resource (312 pages)
Series Spirituality, Religion, and Education
Contents Introduction : Dunhuang and education : the missing piece -- Dunhuang and educational philosophy -- Dunhuang and contemporary educational practices
Summary This book analyzes the murals and texts of the Dunhuang Grottoes, one of the most famous sites of cultural heritage on the Silk Road in Northwest China, from an educational perspective. The Dunhuang Grottoes are well-known in the world for their stunning beauty and magnificence, but the teaching of Dunhuang advocates a philosophical perspective that cosmos, nature, and humanity are an interconnected whole, and that all elements function interactively according to universal and relational principles of continuity, cause-and-effect, spiritual connection, and enlightenment. Xu Di and volume contributors highlight the moral education and ethics found throughout the Dunhuang with numerous stories of the personal journeys and growth of the Buddha and bodhisattvas, discussing and analyzing these teachings, and their possible implications for modern education systems throughout China and the world today
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on June 19, 2019)
Subject Education -- Religious aspects -- Buddhism
Education -- Philosophy.
Faith (religious) schools.
Curriculum planning & development.
Religious issues & debates.
History of education.
Philosophy & theory of education.
Religion -- Education.
Education -- Curricula.
Social Science -- Sociology of Religion.
Education -- History.
Education -- Philosophy & Social Aspects.
Education -- Philosophy
Antiquities
SUBJECT Dunhuang Caves (China) -- Antiquities
Subject China -- Dunhuang Caves
Form Electronic book
Author Di, Xu, editor
ISBN 3030133567
3030133559
9783030133559
9783030133566