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Mount Wutai(五台山),Shanxi(山西),China,Jun 2011
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Mount Wutai (Wutai Shan means Five Plateau Mountain), located in Shanxi Province, China, is one of the Four Sacred Mountains in Chinese Buddhism. The mountain is the home of the Bodhisattva of wisdom, Manjusri or Wenshu in Chinese. Mount Wutai also has an enduring relationship with Tibetan Buddhism. Temples on this site have been built from the 1st century AD to the early 20th century. Mount Wutai's cultural heritage consist of 53 sacred monasteries, and they were inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2009.


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