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  Baoguo Temple, Ningbo Attractions, Zhejiang Travel
Baoguo Temple is seated on the mountainside of Lingshan Mountain, about 15 kilometers (around 9.3 miles) away from downtown Ningbo City.
The present Baoguo Temple is a mixture of constructions made by various dynasties.
Inside the temple, along the central axis are located the Mahavira Hall (the Grand Hall), the Kwanyin Hall, the Devaraja Hall and the Scripture Repository.
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  Baoguo Temple - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Baoguo Temple (Chinese: 保国寺; pinyin: Bǎoguósì) is a Mahayana Buddhist temple located in Jiangbei district, 15km north of Ningbo, in Zhejiang, China.
It is famous as the oldest surviving wooden structure in southern China, as the main hall of the present temple dates back to 1013 in the Northern Song dynasty.
The temple was originally named Lingshan Temple (灵山寺), but was later renamed to Baoguo Temple in 880, during the Tang.
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 Emei Mountain and Giant Buddha of Leshan, China's World Heritages - China travel guide
Wannian Temple, or the Temple of Samantabhadra as it was known before the Ming Dynasty, was built during the reign of Emperor Long'an of the Eastern Jin Dynasty (397-401).
Temple is situated at the foot of the Jiulao Peak and the old halls were built with tin sheets and iron tiles.
At the foot of Fohu Hill, Fohu Temple is located one kilometer west of Baoguo Temple and is one of the largest in the mountain area.
www.chinaplanner.com /heritages/whl_emei.htm   (696 words)

  
 Travel in China,Emei Mountain
Baoguo Temple sits at the foot of the mountain at the entrance and exit of the mountain area.
The temple was built during the reign of Ming Emperor Wanli (1573-1620).
Wannian Temple, or the Temple of Samantabhadra as it was known before the Ming Dynasty, was built during the reign of Emperor Long'an of the Eastern Jin Dynasty (396-401).
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 Emei Shan Tour - Travel Mount Emei Shan in Sichuan China
Baoguo Temple was built from 1573 to 1620 during the Ming Dynasty, and was reconstructed during the reign of Emperor Kangxi (1662-1722).
The temple was built during the Jin Dynasty (265 - 420), and is believed to be the oldest monastery on Emei Shan.
Inside the temple is a magnificent bronze statue of the mountain's patron saint, Puxian (Bodhisattva of Universal Benevolence).
www.travelchinatour.com /sichuan-china/emei-shan.htm   (447 words)

  
 Baoguo Si Temple, Ningbo
Baoguo Si Temple, 15km/9mi north of Ningbo, comprises a number of buildings.
The main hall of the temple, the Treasure Hall of the Great Hero (Daxiong Baodian), is consecrated to Buddha and is the oldest wooden building in the province, dating back to 1013.
The temple's much venerated sculpture of Buddha dates back to 1102, as the inscription on the base of the statue testifies.
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 Baoguo Temple
The Grand Hall in Baoguo Temple is one of the oldest and best-preserved wooden structures in South Yangtze region of China, invaluable to the nation's architectural studies.
In 880 of the Tang Dynasty, Monk Kegong of Guoning Temple in Mingzhouguo (the present Ningbo) was sent to Chang'an, to entreat Tang Xizong, the then Emperor of the Tang Dynasty, to have Linshan Temple restored.
Having gone through repeated rise and fall, the temple as it stands today is largely composed of buildings erected in the Ming and Qing Dynasties or in the Period of the Republic of China except the main hall, which was erected in the Song Dynasty.
english.ningbo.gov.cn /art/2006/02/28/art_351_8519.html   (752 words)

  
 China China Landscape - Religious Tours   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The temple is the largest of all the temples in Beijing, occupying an area of 68 thousand square meters.
The temple was built in 1580 in the Ming Dynasty and added with the main hall in the 38th year (1699 AD) of the reign of Emperor Kangxi of the Qing Dynasty.
One of the three biggest temples on Mt. Putuo with its location at the south of Baihua Peak, Puji Temple was built in the 3rd year (1080 AD) of the reign of Emperor of Yuanfeng of the Song Dynasty.
www.asia-planet.net /china/religious-tours.htm   (4646 words)

  
 Don Croner's World Wide Wanders-Blog
Buddhist temples were introduced near the beginning of the fifth century ad, near the end of the Eastern Jin Dynasty (317 ad — 420 ad) and for centuries coexisted with Daoism.
In the back of the Seven Buddhas Temple, and facing in the opposite direction, is larger than life-size statue of Kuan Yin, the female emanation of Avalokitesvara, the Bodhisattva of Compassion, shown here holding two of her regular props, a vase and a willow branch.
There were once more than 100 temples on the mountain but the ravages of war, age, and most significantly the Cultural Revolution of the late 1960s and early 70s have taken their toll, and today only twenty-six remain.
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 Baoguo Temple
Temple, situated in the Lingshan Mountain valley, 15 kilometers north of
With a history of 970 years, Baoguo Temple occupies an area of 13,000 square meters with a construction area of 6,000 square meters.
It was not until 880 that the temple was reconstructed and renamed Baoguo Temple.
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 Don Croner's World Wide Wanders-Blog
Outside the main entrance in small niches are the same two guardians found at the Baoguo Temple—the Earth God of the Shu Kingdom (fourth century bc) on the right, and the Dragon God of the Shu Kingdom on the left.
A dozen workmen with hammers and chisels are carving new railings and balustrades for the porch of the main temple.
Like most temples on Emei Shan, Fu Hu is undergoing extensive restoration work in an attempt to repair the damage incurred during the Culteral Revolution when Mao unleashed his Little Generals.
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 BaoGuo-Temple : Ningbo Travel Guide : Ningbo Tourist Information
Baoguo Temple is located in a deep and secluded valley halfway up Mt. Lingshan, 15 kilometers north of Ningbo.
Baoguo Temple was originally built during the East Han Dynasty with Maofeng Mountain at its back, and flanked by Xiangbi Mountain and Shiyan Mountain.
The 970-year-old temple’s Grand Buddha Hall is uniquely free from birds, rats, spiders and insects, which may be due to the unique skills of the creators of the Song building.
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 Buddhist Mount Emei   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The first Buddhist temple in China was built here (East of Leshan City - Sichuan Province), in the 1st century A.D. in the beautiful surroundings of the summit Mount Emei.
The Fuhu Temple is the largest temple for nuns and is surrounded with ancient trees.
Because falling leaves are never found on its roof, it has been dubbed "the temple without dirty objects." The Baoguo Temple, at its foot, was founded in the 17th century.
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 Chengdu.info - City guides & travel services for Chengdu, Sichuan, China
Baoguo Monastery is the biggest monastery on Mt.Emei and it's the entrance door to enter Mt.Emei.
The temple, 1,043 meters above sea level, was built in the 4th century.
The original temple had a bronze-coated roof, which is how it got the name "Golden Top" as well as "Golden Summit".
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 China Excursions - Destination Guides and Business & Tourism Information
Baoguo Temple, one of the earliest historical site under State protection, is the first scenic spot in Ningbo opened to the tourists.
As the essence of Baoguo Temple, the Precious Hall of the Great Hero, also named Beamless Hall, was reconstructed in 1013 and is one of the oldest and best-preserved wooden constructions south of Yangtze River.
The Precious Hall of the Great Hero in Baoguo Temple has a very high historic and artistic value and is a typical building made according to The Art of Construction written in Song Dynasty, reflecting the unique architectural style of age and the high level of the mechanics research.
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 emei
The legend goes that the Guangxiang Temple on the mountain top was where the goddess of benevolence performed Buddhist rituals, thus making it one of the four famous sacred mountains of Buddhism in China.
The Baoguo Temple situated at the foot of the mountain is the largest temple on Mount Emei, built during the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644).
The first temples were built as early as the beginning of the Eastern Han Dynasty.
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 baoguo temple at mount emeishan
Baoguang temple is a Buddhism site, which lies in Xindu county 22km to the north of Chengdu city, and covers 90'000sq meters.
This temple was destroyed at the end of Ming dynasty (1368 -1644AD0, and the present one is reconstructedduring the Qing dynasty (1644 -1911Ad).
The temple mainly consists of: the Hall of Celestial Guardians, Sarira Pagoda, the Hall of Seven Buddhas, the Hall of the Great Altar, the Buddhist Scripture Store, the Hall of Arhats and the rooms for conducting activities.
www.tibetmap.net /SC/sc-visits/baoguangtemple.htm   (227 words)

  
 Baoguo Temple, Emei Mountain, China
Situated on the foot of the Emei Mountain, the Bao Guo Temple is 6.5 km away from the Emei Town and it is an important passageway that you must pass when climbing up to the Emei Mountain.
The temple and the hall were built against the mountain terrain, divided into four layers and one layer is higher than another is, it appeared magnificent and grand.
Due to the special location of the Bao Guo Temple, it is not only a temple for monks and priests observing and doing, but also the gate guard of the Mount Emei and a hot tourist location.
www.china-travel-tour-guide.com /attractions/baoguo-temple.shtml   (419 words)

  
 Raw Shakti Yoga Adventure Travel- Trips for a lifetime.
Because the temple had suffered the ravages of fire three times in its life, the roof is now made of tiles.
Baoguo Monastery is the biggest monastery at the base of the mountain.
It became known as the Baishui Temple during the Tang Dynasty (618-907) and was renamed Baishui Puxian Temple in the Song Dynasty (960-1279).
www.rawshakti.com /Adventures/china/2007.html   (2075 words)

  
 Baoguo Temple,Ningbo Travel Guides-China City Tours Guide
Baoguo Temple is located in a deep and secluded valley halfway up Mt. Lingshan, 15 kilometers north of Ningbo.
Baoguo Temple was originally built during the East Han Dynasty with Maofeng Mountain at its back, and flanked by Xiangbi Mountain and Shiyan Mountain.
Baoguo Temple is a major historical and cultural site under state protection.
www.achinatravel.com /china-travel/china-zhejiang-ningbo-baoguo-temple.asp   (249 words)

  
 Baoguo Temple - Famous Chinese Landmarks - Travel to China
Baoguo Temple (保国寺; bǎogu?s?) is a Mahayana Buddhist temple located in Jiangbei district, 15km north of Ningbo, in Zhejiang, China.
It is famous as the oldest surviving wooden structure in southern China, as the main hall of the present temple dates back to 1013 in the Northern Song dynasty.
The temple was originally named Lingshan Temple (灵山寺), but was later renamed to Baoguo Temple in 880, during the Tang.
www.famouschinese.com /virtual/Baoguo_Temple   (247 words)

  
 Baoguo - Travel Guide
Shan, Leshan and Xichang > Emei Shan > Baoguo.
Baoguo Temple is the first scenic spot on Mt. Emei.
The southern route up the mountain from Baoguo and Fu Hu Si takes you past some minor sights to Chunyang Hall, where you can spend the night and take in some panoramic views of the summit.
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 Attractions in Sichuan - Mount Emei   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Every yard of the temple is quite different from another by its unique and wonderful landscape with a nearby forest enhancing a sense of tranquility.
This monastery is the oldest surviving Emei Temple (reconstructed in the 9 th century).
Named the Pure Sound Pavillin because of the sound effects produced by rapid waters cousing around rock formations in the area, the temple itself is built on an outcrop in the middle of a fast-flowing stream.
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 Emei Travel Guide, Travel Mt. Emei Guide, Discover China Tours
The first Buddhist temple in China was built here in the 1st century A.D. in the beautiful surroundings of the summit Mount Emei.
There is also a temple there, setting in a terraced complex near the cliff edge, derives from its former shiny bronze roof, replced in 1989 with bright yellow tiles.
It is the oldest temple in Emei Mt. Last rebuilt after a devastating fire in 1945, which claimed all but the seventeen-century main hall, its pride is in dumpy pavilion out the back.
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 Eye Candy - Emei Shan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The mountain is 3,099 meters high and is covered with over 30 Buddhist temples of various size and age.
Many people take a cablecar to Wannian Temple which is about the half way point and walk from there to the top.
We started at Baoguo Temple (pictured at left) and spent two days walking to the top and visiting many temples along the way.
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 ZZBGS1   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Baoguo Temple ed: DONGLAI DI YI SHAN - BAOGUO SI.
A detailed architectural and photographic survey on Baoguo temple nestling in the hills near Ningbo.
The second half of the book is comprised of plates reproducing an early text: Baoguosi Zhi - The Annals of Bao Guo Temple.
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 Emei Trek
Laozi (Lao Tsu), the founder of Daoism established a temple in the Jiulao Cave near the mountain's peak during the 5th century BC with the nine ancients of Daoism.
Where the Guangji Temple is the store house for master Juzan's inconceivable teachings many of the modern qigong systems that are floating around the world today actually came from the teachings of this late great Master.
We live in the temples with double occupancy rooms or dormitories and showers are usually available.
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 Articles Listing - China As You Have Never Seen It Before!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The Wannian Temple (Wan Nian Temple) is one of the most ancient temples on the Emei Mountain, situated in the place with...
Situated on the Emei Mountain, the Fuhu Temple is one kilometer away from the Bao Guo Temple and it is the largest templ...
Situated on the foot of the Emei Mountain, the Bao Guo Temple is 6.5 km away from the Emei Town and it is an important p...
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 China Travel Festivals - Landscape of Water Counties South to Yangtze River   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The sounding of their drums would last for the whole night.Now the Qintuai River has undergone renovations for many times, on it there are many antique buildings with caved beams and paintied rafters.
Temple of Confucius on the bank of Qinhuai River is a good place to study folklore of Nanjing.
Baoguo Temple is located in the surburbs of Ningbo, built along a mountain slope.
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