Mountain Deity Park(DDM)
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Mountain Deity Park(DDM)

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A: Outer of Main Entrance-Sanmen(DDM)

by tim8809, 20 meters away

Usually referred to as "Sanmen"(Three Gates of Liberation) in Mandarin in Chinese, the main entrance ...

Outer of Main Entrance-Sanmen(DDM)

B: Inner of Main Entrance-Sanmen(DDM)

by tim8809, 120 meters away

The wooden plaque inscribed by Master Sheng Yen says, “Guanyin Practice Center,” indicating that DDM'...

Inner of Main Entrance-Sanmen(DDM)

C: Dragon Creek(DDM)

by tim8809, 190 meters away

Dragon Creek(DDM)

D: Lotus Bell Park(DDM)

by tim8809, 200 meters away

Built modeling the Tang style, the bell weighs 25 tons and is inscribed with the whole Lotus Sutra, t...

Lotus Bell Park(DDM)

E: Lotus Bell(DDM)

by tim8809, 220 meters away

Built modeling the Tang style, the bell weighs 25 tons and is inscribed with the whole Lotus Sutra, t...

Lotus Bell(DDM)

F: Wishing Guan Yin Hall(DDM)

by tim8809, 250 meters away

A Tang-style Guanyin statue is enshrined, whose expression of compassion and wisdom signifies that th...

Wishing Guan Yin Hall(DDM)

G: Statue of Medicine Buddha(DDM)

by tim8809, 290 meters away

Conveying masculinity and simplicity ─ characteristic of the North and South dynasty, the hands in me...

Statue of Medicine Buddha(DDM)

H: Grand Buddha Hall(DDM)

by tim8809, 300 meters away

Seats around 2,000 and serves as DDM's spiritual center for Dharma propagation, where statues of Amit...

Grand Buddha Hall(DDM)

I: Statue of Welcoming Guanyin(DDM)

by tim8809, 380 meters away

Situated near the entrance, 2.4 meters tall, in a walking posture with its garment flowing, the statu...

Statue of Welcoming Guanyin(DDM)

J: Statue of Founding Guanyin(DDM)

by tim8809, 400 meters away

This Dharma Drum Mountain(DDM) first Guanyin (Avalokiteshvara) Bodhisattva statue. It witnessed the d...

Statue of Founding Guanyin(DDM)

This panorama was taken in Taiwan, Asia

This is an overview of Asia

Asia is the biggest continent on Earth, a darling little gem floating around in space.

Hm, what is Asia? Who's in on it?

China and India are safe bets for Asian nations. Korea, Japan, Thailand, you're fine.

Europe? No. Europe would sort of be on the "Asian continent" if not for those pesky Ural mountains dividing things up in the middle, and then also the whole lineage of kings and wealth and nations and the EU and all that "give me my respect" stuff.
Russia would probably be happiest as its own continent, so for now we'll leave it in "Eurasia" and just hope the natural gas supplies keep flowing.

Pakistan and Afghanistan are dang close to Asia, but politically they show up in "Middle East" news stories an awful lot. Verdict: Eurasia.

I guess we'll actually have to consider everything from Turkey on eastward to be "Eurasian", although the moniker seems overlappitory of the territory.

The Asian economy is now officially raging like a wild furnace of lava that consumes everything in its path. Japan has had the largest individual economy in Asia for decades, but it is forecast that both India and China will outstrip Japan within twenty years.

China is the largest holder of United States debt and is positioned to become the world's next superpower, provided that Godzilla doesn't return and decide to stomp everybody back into the Shang Dynasty.

Text by Steve Smith.

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