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The Baoguo Temple

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The Baoguo Temple

The Baoguo Temple (Nation-dedicating Temple) is the first temple one meets along the mountain way and stresses love and patriotism.  It was built in the 16th century, enlarged in the 17th century by Emperor Kangxi and recently renovated. 

Its 3.5-meter porcelain Buddha, made in 1415, is housed near the Sutra Library.  To the left of the gate is a rockery for potted miniature trees and rare plants.  The first hall here is the Laughing Buddha Hall dedicated to the Laughing Buddha. 

Stepping out of the first hall, tourists can find the Great Hero Hall dedicated to Sakyamuni, sitting on a lotus flower. On both sides of the hall, there are 18 arhats.

Following from the hall, is the Seven Buddhas Hall. The seven Buddhas, molded in gold and each 20 meters high, sit cross-legged on a blue-brick-base.

The last hall in the temple is the Hall of Universal Benevolence God. The hall has two stories. The first story is dedicated to the god of Universal Benevolence, and the second floor contains the depository for Buddhist doctrines.

Besides the four main halls, there are several pavilions, platforms and guestrooms within the temple.

The temple has the typical structure of Chinese ancient garden covers an area of more than 10 acres.  Every yard of the temple is quite different from another by its unique and wonderful landscape with a nearby forest enhancing a sense of tranquility.


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