Tianmenshan Temple

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Tianmenshan Temple
天门山寺
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The shanmen.
Religion
Affiliation Buddhism
Sect Chan
Location
Location Zhangjiajie, Hunan
CountryChina
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Shown within Hunan
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Tianmenshan Temple (China)
Geographic coordinates 29°02′37″N110°29′24″E / 29.04361°N 110.49000°E / 29.04361; 110.49000 Coordinates: 29°02′37″N110°29′24″E / 29.04361°N 110.49000°E / 29.04361; 110.49000
Architecture
CompletedAD 870

Tianmenshan Temple (simplified Chinese :天门山寺; traditional Chinese :天門山寺; pinyin :Tiānménshān Sì) is a Buddhist temple located in Tianmen Mountain of Zhangjiajie, Hunan, China. [1] [2] [3] The temple is built within grounds of some 20,000 square metres (220,000 sq ft) area.

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History

Tianmenshan Temple was built in Tang Dynasty (AD 870), and it was named "Lingquan Temple" (灵泉院). [3] During the Republic of China, it was destroyed by war.[ when? ] [3] After 1949, the local government rebuilt the temple. [3] On June 8, 2009, one of the Gautama Buddha's Śarīra was stored in here. [4]

Architecture

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References

  1. =《天门山寺简介》 (in Chinese).[ permanent dead link ]
  2. 《张家界:天门山》. Buddhism (in Chinese). Archived from the original on 2012-09-19.
  3. 1 2 3 4 《莲花与胜景同在 梵音与天籁齐鸣》. Ifeng (in Chinese). 2011-06-14.
  4. 《天门山为释迦牟尼佛舍利投保亿元》 (in Chinese). 2009-05-15. Archived from the original on 2009-05-24.