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Sokkuram, South Korea : the Cave of Enlightenment

Author: Infobase,; Global Screen (Firm)
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Global Screen, New York, N.Y. : Distributed by Infobase, [1997] ©1997 2017.
Series: Treasures of the World: Eastern and Southeastern Asia.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
Publication:Films on Demand.
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Established on the slopes of Mount T'oham in the 8th century, the Sokkuram cave contains a monumental statue of Buddha looking at the sea in the bhumisparsha mudra position. With the surrounding portrayals of gods, bodhisattvas and disciples, realistically and delicately sculpted in haut-relief and bas-relief, it makes up a masterpiece of Buddhist art in the Far East. The Temple of Pulguksa, built in 752, and the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Internet videos
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Infobase,; Global Screen (Firm)
OCLC Number: 1031085525
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally released by Global Screen, 1997.
Title from distributor's description
Target Audience: 9 - 12
Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (12 min., 30 sec.)) : sound, color
Contents: Sokkuram, South Korea: The Cave of Enlightenment (12:30);
Series Title: Treasures of the World: Eastern and Southeastern Asia.
Responsibility: Global Screen.
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Established on the slopes of Mount T'oham in the 8th century, the Sokkuram cave contains a monumental statue of Buddha looking at the sea in the bhumisparsha mudra position. With the surrounding portrayals of gods, bodhisattvas and disciples, realistically and delicately sculpted in haut-relief and bas-relief, it makes up a masterpiece of Buddhist art in the Far East. The Temple of Pulguksa, built in 752, and the cave form a body of religious architecture of exceptional significance.

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