November 3, 2007 from China and Southeast Asian countries one hundred and eight Buddhist monks monks together for the recently completed China's largest Theravada Buddhist temple Buddhist temple Mengle unprecedented scenes of the opening ceremony. After the opening ceremony, the total Buddhist temples in Xishuangbanna Buddhist Association of the Buddhist Institute moved into the state, the highly respected vice president of the Buddhist Association of China, Xishuangbanna Buddhist abbot general hu Chuang Meng Baron will serve as chair.
Mengle Buddhist temple located in the tourist resort area in Yunnan Xishuangbanna resolution Nan Lian mountains, locals said, according to the largest Buddhist temple in the ancient royal temple Dai Wang, "King floating temple" on the site of reconstruction, "King floating temple" for the history a name "dial Dragon" Dai King to commemorate the deceased's Aifei while promoting Buddhism and built.
In 2005, Hao Yuan by the Xishuangbanna Tourism Development Co., Ltd. invested 350 million yuan development and construction.
Mengle large Buddhist temple magnificent, grand, showcasing Thailand, Myanmar, Sri Lanka and many other representative of the Southern Buddhist temple, statues, pagodas, where Theravada Buddhism, overlooking the splendid culture of the derivative.
Yunnan Province in southwest China border, the provincial capital Kunming. Warring States period, this is the Dian tribe fowl. Yunnan, namely, "Caiyunzhinan"and the other argument is that because in the "Yunling of the South " is named. The total area of about 39 million square kilometers, accounting for 4.11% of total land area, the provincial administrative regions in the country ranked No. 8 in the area. The total population of 45,130,000 (2008), accounting for 3.36% of the population, the population ranked 13th. And Yunnan provinces adjacent to Sichuan, Guizhou, Guangxi, Tibet, Yunnan Province, three neighboring countries of Myanmar, Laos and Vietnam. Tropic of Cancer crosses from the southern province.