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All treasures shall be abundant. No meanness shall be found in human hearts, but all shall practice almsgiving and cultivate the ten good works. " 2 Japanese students of Buddhism were largely overshadowed by foreign teachers until the end of the Nara period in 784. On the other hand, outstanding Japanese students of Chinese ideas on government-a quite separate branch of study-took a leading role CULTURE IN THE NARA PERIOD 57 in court life even before Nara became the capital. The experts who advised Nakano Oe and Kamatari in 645 when they instituted the Taika Reform were Japanese with twenty-five years' experience in China.
In consequence of this she recovered her health. On this day an amnesty was granted. 16th day: There was an eclipse of the moon. The Imperial Prince Kusakabe was sent to pay a visit of inquiry to the Priest Yemio. On the following day Priest Yemio died, and the three Imperial Princes wete sent to make a visit of condolence. 24th day: [The Korean Kingdom of] Silla sent Kim Ya-phil, of Sason rank, and Kim Won-seung, ofTe-nama rank, to offer tribute. Three student interpreters arrived in the suite of Ya-phil.
I 06-7. "About a hundred years later the Buddha's head was toppled by an earthquake; subsequent earthquakes and fires (with the typhoon, the three scourges of traditional Japan) helped to destroy the original, so that scarcely anything now remains of the eighth-century statue after repairs. Even so the present image is supposed to weigh 452 tons and towers 15 meters above the tourist. ''Yet imposing mounds on the edge of present-day Nara are said to be the last resting places of · Shiimu and his empress.
Advanced paper aircraft construction Mk III: 12 high performance models and why they fly by Campbell Morris