Monthly Archives: March 2013

Pu Tai, The Laughing Buddha

The Laughing Buddha emerged from Chinese folktales of the 10th century. The original stories of the Laughing Buddha centered on a Ch’an monk named Ch’i-t’zu, or Qieci, from Fenghua, in what is now the province of Zhejiang. Ch’i-t’zu was an … Continue reading

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Preview of Sadigh Gallery’s Oil Lamp Collection

Preview of sadigh gallery's oil lamps collection from sadighgallery This slide covers Ancient Greek, Roman and Syrian oil lamps. A wick made of cotton or flax would have been placed in the smaller hole, with the lamp filled with olive … Continue reading

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