Lanzhou Baita Temple - Sakyamuni valuable palace
Lanzhou Baita Temple, old name white tower zen temple, located at the Lanzhou Yellow River north shore summit
of the white Tashan, temple by tower. Handed down Baita Temple is at that time went to Mongolia for the
commemoration to visit Genghis Khan, but the midway died from illness at Lanzhou's Tibet renowned eminent monk
constructs, latter in disrepair after many years, only saved “the white tower ancient temple ruins”. Up to
the Ming Dynasty legitimate 13 years (in 1448), guarded court eunuch Liu Yong to tour this place honestly,
“the free time looked at its mountain, was place of the situation, therefore the buddhist temple, constructed
the monk to occupy, forever scenic place of for the Jin Cheng”. After Liu male, the experience year old long
time, the palace becomes lax. The bright Jiajing 17 years (in 1538), township Yan Zheng Ziao ascended a height
to get a broad view this place, saw it to be unable to withstand, with its friend Du Junkai et al. summoned
that the officials and people invested with joint forces, repair Baita Temple. The Wanli 20 years (in 1592),
Baita Temple repaired once more, in the yard around a pagoda increased the ksitigarbha Bodhisattva palace,
under the mountain constructs the Yuquan Chinese style pavilion, “took moves the day peaceful righteousness
also”. To the Ming Dynasty last years, in the courtyard additionally constructs hangs the building three
pillarses in front, models Manjusri, the Goddess of Mercy and the Pu virtuous idol. The clear Kangxi 54 years
(in 1715), Gansu governor spacious wonderful “ascended looks at the beautiful scenery”, “extends visits the
sufferings of the people”, saw potential of this key position, but in its temple actually “the porch wu did
not have, the buddhist monks vanished”, therefore west side the yard around a pagoda “the additional
construction buddhist temple, the face said Cien Temple”, in the ksitigarbha Bodhisattva palace west, the
foundation “rescued the bitter Goddess of Mercy dwelling place of Buddhist immortals”, also the side
constructed the Wenchang palace, the four stars in the bowl of the big dipper Chinese style pavilion southeast
the white Tashan and returns to the corridor and so on, “prayed for long life for the nation public figures
wishes falls institute of auspicious the lucky”. After that also “southwest the phoenix range mountain
constructs three official palaces, the cloud month temple and the arhat palace” in the yard around a pagoda.
The clear Qianlong year, the Wenchang palace, the four stars in the bowl of the big dipper Chinese style
pavilion, the Goddess of Mercy hole and hung the building three pillarses in front and so on place to carry on
the service, the temple scale grew strong gradually, develop for Lanzhou one of eight scenery.
White Tashan park, located at the Lanzhou Shibei, because the mountain top has a Baita Temple to acqu...
Old is Yongzhou Gansu provincial capital Lanzhou. Located in the upper Yellow River, located in the geographical center of China, between latitude 32 ° 31 '~ 42 ° 57', longitude 92 ° 13 '~ 108 ° 46' between. It is the east, Shaanxi, Qinghai, Sichuan controlled South, West Hill Xinjiang, brief Inner Mongolia, Ningxia, is the ancient Silk Road of the key sections of land and gold, and with the Mongolian border, it was like a magnificent gem, set in central China the Loess Plateau, Qinghai and Inner Mongolia plateau, something more than 1,600 kilometers meandering, aspect 453,700 square kilometers, accounting for 4.72% of the total area. Population 26 million (968 million in 1949), Han, Hui, Tibetan, Dongxiang, Yugu, Baoan, Mongolian, Kazak, Tu, Salar, Manchu and other ethnic groups. Among them, the Dongxiang, Yugur, Bonan is a minority of Gansu.