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  Jade Buddha Temple - by travel authority Howard Hillman
The Jade Buddha Temple houses two exceptional Buddha statues, each exquisitely carved from a single piece of white jade.
One of the two famous jade statues is of Buddha in a reclining posture (see photo).
The temple was built in 1882 to house the jade Buddhas, but was destroyed in 1911, then rebuilt in 1918.
www.hillmanwonders.com /china/jade_buddha_temple.htm   (254 words)

 Jade Buddha Temple Shanghai, China Shanghai Jade Buddha Temple
Jade Buddha Temple Shanghai, China Shanghai Jade Buddha Temple
The temple is an active one, with 70 resident monks at last court.
The temple is built between 1911 and 1918 in the style of the Song Dynasty, with symmetrical halls and courtyards, upturned eaves, and bright yellow walls.
www.chinahighlights.com /shanghai/attraction/jade-buddhua-temple.htm   (267 words)

 Yù Fó Sì (Jade Buddha Temple) - Shanghai China - Review of Yù Fó Sì (Jade Buddha Temple)
What the busloads come for are the temple's two gorgeous white jade Buddhas, each carved from an individual slab of Burmese jade and brought to Shànghai in 1881 by the monk Huígeng, who was on his way back from Burma to his hometown on nearby Putuó Shan (Putuó Island).
A temple was built in 1882 to house the statues, but was destroyed in a fire and rebuilt at the present site in 1918 with swirling eaves characteristic of the Song Dynasty architectural style.
The other Buddha is found northwest of the main hall in the Wòfó Sì, where a less impressive but still beautiful 1m-long (3 ft. 4 in.) sleeping Buddha reclines, his peaceful expression signaling his impending entry into nirvana.
www.sidestep.com /travel-attraction-s25921-yu_fo_si_jade_buddha_temple_shanghai_tourism_china   (239 words)

 Jade Buddha Temple in Shanghai
The Jade Buddha Temple in Shanghai was built in honor of two jade Buddha from Myanmar by Buddhist monk Hui Gen in 1882.
Since it is one of the few active Buddhist temples in Shanghai, this magnificent temple is packed with devotees everyday.
Located on Anyuan Road, the attractions here are the sitting jade Buddha which is close to two meters tall and it is remarkably carved from a single piece of jade, and the sleeping Buddha (reclining Buddha) which reclines on a mahogany couch.
www.aguidetoasia.com /china/shanghai-jade-buddha-temple.php   (126 words)

  Shanghai - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Modernity meets tradition at Jing'an Temple in downtown Shanghai.
Jing'an Temple, first built during the Three Kingdoms period
Longhua temple, largest temple in Shanghai, also built during the Three Kingdoms period
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Shanghai   (6297 words)

 Yufo Temple (Jade Buddha Temple) China - China tourist & travel guide for Yufo Temple (Jade Buddha Temple), China
Yufo Temple constructed in the style of the palace architecture of the Song Dynasty comprises the Hall of Heavenly King, the Precious Hall of Sakyamuni, the Hall of Reclining Buddha, the Pavilion of Jade Buddha etc.
As one of most precious relics in the Temple, the seated jade statue, 1.9 meters high and carved out of a single piece of jade stone has the image of a solemn Buddha and is reputed as a gem of Buddhist art works.
Enshrined in the main room of the Hall of Reclining Buddha, the reclining statue of white jade, 0.96 meter long and lying on his side on a mahogany couch, is the image of Sakyamuni in nirvana with a serene and self-possessed expression.
www.orientaltravel.com /province/city/area/Yugo_Temple.htm   (227 words)

 Jade Buddha Temple: Shanghai Travel, Shanghai Tour
The Jade Buddha Temple, the most famous Buddhist temple in Shanghai, is located in the western part of the city.
A jade Buddha, which is 1.9m tall and 1.34m wide, stands on the second floor.
Inlaid with diamonds and agates, the jade Buddha is sitting leisurely at the moment of his enlightenment.
www.warriortours.com /cityguides/shanghai/jade_buddha_temple.htm   (343 words)

 Sightseeing & Attractions Shanghai
Jade Buddha Temple was built in 1882 after Hui Gen, a monk from Putuo Mountain, brought back two jade Buddhist statues from Burma.
In the temple, there are several grandiose halls housing one 1.9-meter-high jade sitting statue of Sakyamuni, the founder of Buddhism, and several sleeping jade statues and bronze statues, including the 96-centimeter-long sleeping jade Buddha brought back from Burma more than 108 years ago.
Confucius Temple was built in 1219, always known as the number one temple in this area of the country.
www.sightseeing-attractions.net /shanghai.htm   (906 words)

 Buddha Decor | Buddha Statues | Jade Garden Buddha | Happy Sitting Buddha | Walking Buddha | Buddha with Money
Buddha's should never be placed on the floor or in a fire place as this is a sign of disrespect.
Buddha's face reveals a calm state of mind that sees beyond the illusion of solidity, of past and future and self and other and into the vastness of consciousness, moment to moment awareness of the perfection of things just as they are.
Teaching Buddha reveals a calm state of mind that sees beyond the illusion of solidity, of past and future and self and other and into the vastness of consciousness, moment to moment awareness of the perfection of things just as they are.
www.asianlinksonline.com /site/1503070/page/723443   (1019 words)

 Jade Buddha Temple: Shanghai City Guide
The temple was destroyed during the revolution that overthrew the Qing Dynasty.
The Sitting Buddha is 190 centimeters high and encrusted by the agate and the emerald, portraying the Buddha at the moment of his meditation and enlightenment.
In the temple there is also another Recumbent Buddha which is four meters long and was brought from Singapore by the tenth abbot of the temple in 1989.
www.travelchinaguide.com /attraction/shanghai/jade_temple.htm   (514 words)

 Jade Buddha Temple (Yufosi)
Rebuilt in 1918, the temple consists of the Amitabha Hall (Mituodian), the Grand Hall (Daxiongbaodian), the Hall of Three Sages (Sanshengdian), and the Jade Buddha Tower (Yufolou).
Inside the central alcove is a sitting statue of the Jade Buddha, 1.9 meters in height, radiant, and solemn.
In the story below is the recumbent Buddha, carved out of white jade; lying on a wooden couch and supporting his head with one hand, he keeps his eyes open and looks serene.
www.cnitv.com /mayavod/english/travel/shanghai/item/2002_11/35318.shtml   (152 words)

 Jade Buddha Temple- Shanghai, China - VirtualTourist.com
The Buddha that you see in this photo is not the white jade Buddha, but a reclining Buddha from another part of the temple...
The Jade Buddha temple stands in the place of an old temple built in 1882, to keep two jade Buddha statues which had been brought from Burma by a monk named Huigen.
This original temple was destroyed during the revolution that ended the Dynasty and the new one that replaced it was called by the people The Jade Buddha Temple.
www.virtualtourist.com /travel/Asia/China/Shanghai_Shi/Shanghai-1003464/Things_To_Do-Shanghai-Jade_Buddha_Temple-BR-1.html   (700 words)

 Jade Buddha Temple in Shanghai | infohub.com
The Jade Buddha Temple, built in 1882 can be found on Anyuan Road.
The temple has 2 jade statues of the Sakyamuni Buddha, one seated and one reclining, brought from Myanmar.
The seated Buddha is 1.9 meters (6ft) tall and was carved out of a single piece of white jade and is wearing a robe inlaid with precious jewels.
www.infohub.com /attractions/jade_buddha_temple_23373.html   (118 words)

 Jade Buddha Temple
I don't know how the monks or the worshippers at the temple can think of what they are trying to do with all the distractions of many, many tourists tramping through the facility.
This and the gold buddha below were on the third floor of the temple.
We were not allowed to take pictures of the Jade Buddha.
www.tylersterritory.com /travel/china/shanghai/jadebuddha/buddha-02.html   (116 words)

 Jade Sculpture carving Factory Garden Landscape Art Statue Jade Carvings
This is made from one piece of Jade and is dry and natural unsealed.
This lovely and beautiful Lushan Jade Buddha sculpture is made of 100% real Jade Wonderful for your garden or city Park.
This is Lushan Jade but i believe has a stain to make this light blue color.
www.artfiberglass.com /large/largejade.html   (1037 words)

 Fu Dog Jade Carving,Temple Fu Lion, Lions, Dogs
This Jade Dragon is 1 of a kind.
The lion does not occur in Chinese primitive art, but was introduced later in connection with Buddhism as the defender of law and protector of sacred buildings.
It is an emblem of value and energy, those indispensable complements of wisdom, and was embroidered on the court robes of military officials of the second grade.
www.artfiberglass.com /foodog.html   (625 words)

 China Shanghai Jade Buddha Temple Photo Gallery - stock photos, pictures, images
The Jade Buddha Monastery is located in Anyuanlu street in western Shanghai.
Built in 1918 it hosts two wellknown, valuable jade buddha statues.
For information on licensing Jade Buddha Temple (Yufo Si) photos see here or contact us by email.
www.molon.de /galleries/China/Shanghai/BTemple   (72 words)

 Travel guide for China | STA TRAVEL | Destinations: Jade Buddha Temple
The large jade Buddha inside this Shanghai temple, also called Yufu Si, is one of Shanghai's major tourist attractions.
Built in 1918, this ornate temple houses two fine Buddhas, the most famous of the two being a 1.9-metre Buddha carved out of pale jade.
This statue is housed in one of the temple's four halls, aptly named the Jade Buddha Hall.
www.statravel.com.au /cps/rde/xchg/au_division_web_live/hs.xsl/travel_guide_to_china.htm?dest=144660&evt=WoW_32941_144660_en.xml   (225 words)

 Home - Jade Buddha Temple
You and your Dharma friends are invited to join us from the beginning, or if that is not possible, do join us any time at your convenience at the various Temples.
You are encouraged to bring your vans and share the ride with friends.
Application form and sign up at the temple front office.
www.jadebuddha.org /english   (359 words)

 Consecration Ceremony for Myanmar Jade Buddha Held in Beijing
A consecration ceremony for a jade Buddha presented by the Myanmar government was held Monday by the Chinese Buddhist Association in Beijing's Lingguang Temple.
The tooth relic, still treasured in Lingguang Temple, has so far been sent to Myanmar three times to be enshrined and worshipped there at the request of the Myanmar side.
On a nine-inch pedestal, the 54-inch-tall jade Buddha was formally handed over to China early this year, and will be enshrined in the Jade Buddha Hall of Lingguang Temple.
english.peopledaily.com.cn /english/200105/08/eng20010508_69392.html   (289 words)

 Jade Buddha Temple - Shanghai - Reviews of Jade Buddha Temple - TripAdvisor
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