Yuantong Temple in Kunming, Yunnan Province, is located in the south of Yuantong Mountain. It faces Yuantong Street in front and Yuantong Mountain in back. It is adjacent to the zoo. Yuantong Temple, one of the oldest Buddhist monasteries in Kunming, was built in the Tang Dynasty in the age of Yimou, king of Nanzhao. At the same time, it is also the largest monastery in Kunming and one of the excellent ancient art buildings in Yunnan Province. It enjoys a good reputation in the southwest and Southeast Asia. The main buildings are Yuantong Palace, Octagonal Well, , Yuantong Scenic Spot , archway and so on. The layout is rigorous, symmetrical, the theme is prominent, complex but not complex. With its garden-style architectural style, the green hills, clear water, colorful fish, white bridge, red pavilion, Zhudian, and colorful Gallery all shine together, and the scenery is picturesque.
Kunming is the most famous and oldest Buddhist temple. It has been 1200 years since the temple was built. It enjoys a great reputation in history and is well known in the southwest and Southeast Asia. There are inscriptions of Wu Sangui on the archway at the entrance. The layout of the monastery is unique. It is located at the foot of the mountain. The more it is built, the lower the terrain is. Back to the green hills, there are pools, bridges on the water and pavilions in the territory. The four clay-sculpted dragon plates in the hall are very distinctive on the pillars. It combines Han Buddhism, Tibetan Buddhism and Southern Buddhism from Southeast Asia. There are bronze Buddhist halls of Southern Buddhism behind the hall.
On the way to Yunnan University, I saw this temple and checked it online. It turned out to be a very old Buddhist temple. So he went in with curiosity and thought it was just an old temple. But unexpectedly, it gives me an extraordinary feeling! ___________ Just in time to catch up with the Dharma meeting, the music of Buddhist rituals was heard from afar. But the music of Tibetan Buddhism! Maybe it's because of the important Buddhist activities. Lamas have been invited. They have chanted sutras and played music. It's amazing! Unfortunately, no one was allowed to come near and watch, but to continue to visit the back, a look up, as if to Thailand again! A building of Southeast Asian style is in front of us! Yuantong Temple is a combination of Han Buddhism, Tibetan Buddhism and South-East Asian Buddhism. As the acme of perfection! It 's a rewarding trip!
Yuantong Temple is one of the oldest Buddhist temples in Kunming, which is located in Yuantong Street in the urban area of Kunming. It has a history of more than 1200 years. Buddhist associations in Yunnan Province and Kunming City are located here. Yuantong Temple is one of the most important Buddhist temples in China. The temple is sitting in the north and facing the south. It is magnificent and magnificent. The whole temple is centered on the Yuantong Palace. There is a pool in front of it. On both sides, a handwriting corridor is set up around the pool to connect the opposite hall, forming the unique style of the Shuixie Temple and the pond courtyard. In the hall, there are statues of the third Buddha in the reign of Guangxu in the Qing Dynasty. In the middle of the hall, there are two pillars as high as 10 meters, each with a coloured dragon and 500 Arhats on its walls. Yuantong Temple has a magnificent Yuantong scenic spot, Yuantong Pavilion and Octagonal Pavilion. The copper statue of Sakyamuni (3.5 meters high and 4 tons heavy) presented by Buddhist circles of the Thai Kingdom in the temple is different from the statue of Sakyamuni in Yuantong Pavilion.
Yuantong Temple has a history of 1200 years, which is one hundred years earlier than Putuo Mountain. In the first and fifteenth days of the first and fifteenth year, there are Taoist venues. This time, we caught up with Taoist venues and tasted Su Zhai, which has achieved a perfect closure for this journey.
Guanyin Bodhisattva knows the perfect link. Yuantong Temple is the earliest Guanyin Temple in China. It is more than one hundred years earlier than the Guanyin Daoist Hall in Mount Putuo. Ancient temples, or very beautiful! It is said that the Yuantong scenic archway was first built by King Wu Sangui of Pingxi. The temple is unique or rare. You must come here to see Kunming! It's not far from Cuihu Park.
In Kunming Zoo, the cherry blossoms of Yuantong Temple opened in March and were covered with pink. The cherry blossoms were particularly beautiful against the blue sky, because the tickets were not expensive. Although it was not a weekend, there were many people enjoying the flowers.
Kunming Yuantong Temple Delta is the first time that I have ever walked down the mountain as soon as I entered the temple gate. Apart from the fact that Daxiong Palace is lower than the mountain gate, the architectural pattern of Yuantong Temple has a profound meaning. Just entering the Daxiong Palace, turn around and you will find that Sakyamuni's eyes and the Yuantong Street of the mountain gate are exactly at the same height. Is this also a kind of audiences? The open area of Yuantong Temple is not big, even gives you the illusion that the whole temple is a free pond, which is also a turtle and a fish returning to the west. There is a copper Buddhist temple near Houshan. The white spire is typical of Banna architecture. With the Daxiong Palace and the Lama Temple to the east, the Yuantong Temple contains three schools of Buddhism. You came here in the morning and stayed for a vegetarian meal. Apart from the delicious meal, you also met the fellow diners: the Beijing eldest brother in fantastic clothes, the wet nurse who gives paper enthusiastically, and the uncle who prays for Buddha. By the way, let's go and get a bowl of soup after dinner, Grandma said.