AMARAVATI 5 : DHYANA BUDDHA STATUE

The Dhyana Buddha is a statue of a Buddha in Amaravathi, India. The Dhyana Buddha statue of 125 ft (38 m) is located at Amaravati. It is situated on the banks of Krishna river in 4.5 acres (1.8 ha) with eight pillars on a Lotus panda. The statue was commissioned in 2003 and completed in 2015. The statue has a museum Continue Reading

NANJING FUZI MIAO>CONFUCIUS TEMPLE

Nanjing Fuzimiao (Chinese: 南京夫子庙) or Fuzimiao (Chinese: 夫子庙; literally: ‘Confucian Temple’), is located in southern Nanjing City on banks of the Qinhuai River.Throughout its history, the temple along with the around area has been a place for study of Confucianism

HANGZHOU LINGYIN BUDDHIST TEMPLE

Lingyin Temple (simplified Chinese: 灵隐寺; pinyin: Língyǐn Sì) is a Buddhist temple of the Chan sect located north-west of Hangzhou , Zhejiang Province, China. The temple’s name is commonly literally translated as Temple of the Soul’s Retreat. It is one of the largest and wealthiest Buddhist temples in China, and contains numerous pagodas and Buddhist grottoes.The monastery is the largest of several temples in the Wulin Mountains (武林山; Wǔlínshān), which also features many grottos and religious rock carvings, the most famous of which is the Feilai Feng (飞来峰; literally: “the peak that flew hither”)

SHANGHAI JADE BUDDHA TEMPLE

The Jade Buddha Temple (simplified Chinese: 玉佛禅寺 pinyin : Yùfó Chán Sì : literally Jade Buddha Chan Temple) is a Buddhist temple in Shanghai. The current temple draws from both the Pure Land and Chan traditions of Mahayana Buddhism.These were a sitting Buddha (1.95 meters tall, 3 tons), and a smaller reclining Buddha representing the Buddha’s death. The temple now also contains a much larger reclining Buddha made of marble, donated from Singapore. This temple was also pretty cloe where I lived and worked and like it very much !

SHANGHAI JING´AN TEMPLE : LARGEST SITTING JADE BUDDHA

Jing’an Temple (Chinese : 静安寺 pinyin : Jìng’ān Sì : literally : ‘Temple of Peace and Tranquility’) is a Buddhist temple on the West Nanjing Road in Shanghai. Jing’an District, where it is located, is named after the temple. This is one of my most favourite temples and used to cross everyday

PO LIN MONASTERY & TIAN TAN BUDDHA : THE SECOND LARGEST OPEN AIR BRONZE BUDDHA

WHAT IS THE PO LIN MONASTERY ? Po Lin Monastery is a Buddhist monastery, located on Ngong Ping Plateau on the Lantau Island Hong Kong The monastery was founded in 1906 by three monks visiting from Jiangsu Province on the Chinese mainland and was initially known simply as “The Big Continue Reading

TIAN TAN BUDDHA : THE SECOND LARGEST OPEN AIR BRONZE BUDDHA

Tian Tan Buddha is a large bronze statue of Buddha Shakyamuni, completed in 1993, and located at Ngong Ping, Lantau Island, in Hong Kong. The statue is sited near Po Lin Monastery and symbolises the harmonious relationship between man and nature, people and faith. It is a major centre of Buddhism in Hong Kong, and is also a tourist attraction. The statue is 34 metres (112 ft) tall, weighs over 250 metric tons (280 short tons) and was constructed from 202 bronze pieces

THAILAND : BANGKOK WAT PHRA KAEW – WALKING TOUR 2

A Wat is a Buddhist Temple in Thailand. Wat Phra Kaew (Thai : วัดพระแก้ว) commonly known in English as the Temple of the Emerald Buddha and officially as Wat Phra Si Rattana Satsadaram is regarded as the most sacred Buddhist temple (wat) in Thailand. The Emerald Buddha housed in the temple is a potent religio-political symbol and the palladium (protective image) of Thailand.The Continue Reading

THAILAND : BANGKOK WAT PHRA KAEW – WALKING TOUR 1

A Wat is a Buddhist Temple in Thailand. Wat Phra Kaew (Thai : วัดพระแก้ว) commonly known in English as the Temple of the Emerald Buddha and officially as Wat Phra Si Rattana Satsadaram is regarded as the most sacred Buddhist temple (wat) in Thailand. The Emerald Buddha housed in the temple is a potent religio-political symbol and the palladium (protective image) of Thailand.The Continue Reading

THAILAND : BANGKOK WAT PHRA KAEW – VIEWS 2

A Wat is a Buddhist Temple in Thailand. Wat Phra Kaew (Thai : วัดพระแก้ว) commonly known in English as the Temple of the Emerald Buddha and officially as Wat Phra Si Rattana Satsadaram is regarded as the most sacred Buddhist temple (wat) in Thailand. The Emerald Buddha housed in the temple is a potent religio-political symbol and the palladium (protective image) of Thailand.The Continue Reading

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