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Hebei Province - Kaiyuan Temple - Giant Bixi -2007

Kaiyuan Temple, also known as " Todai ", located in the middle of Xingtai city Xing Road , built in the Tang Dynasty Kaiyuan ( 741 713 a year) , is the birthplace of Buddhism Soto sect , so far 1,300 years of history , is still more complete preservation of a Tang Dynasty temple. Temple has a large screen wall in front of the original one, there is a screen wall floral dragon roll , the Department of colored glass tile tiling sulfur , dragon vigorous stance , sleek, and storms out of the screen wall a few inches , vivid, quite want to jump to fly demeanor. Delicate sculptures of lifelike , superb masonry work of transcendence , are rare in the north . According to Shi description of the event , when the abbot Master Tuan granted doctrine , those who come to listen , " thousands of monks ," " Muyan filled, by the monks chant , heard the sound of ringing bells far beyond ten ." Although the vicissitudes Kaiyuan Temple , but majestic still exist, the Hebei provincial government in 1982, was listed as the provincial key cultural relics protection units , rebuilt by the late 1990s Xingtai Municipal People's Government , in 2006 , was listed as a national key cultural relics protection units , then Xingtai City Government has decided to re- fix the Kaiyuan Temple, and into an area of ​​200 acres of parks , help Xingtai declared national historical and cultural city .

Copyright: Jacky Cheng
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 5628x2814
Taken: 20/09/2007
Uploaded: 26/11/2013
Updated: 09/04/2015


Tags: hebei; province; kaiyuan; temple; palace; 2007; giant bixi
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