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”)

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 !

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

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Wat Pho (Thai: วัดโพธิ์) also spelled Wat Po is a Buddhist temple complex in the Phra Nakhon District, Bangkok, Thailand. It is located on Rattanakosin Island, directly south of the Grand Palace. Known also as the Temple of the Reclining Buddha, its official name is Wat Phra Chetuphon Wimon Mangkhalaram Rajwaramahawihan.The more commonly known name, Wat Pho, is a contraction of its […]

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