Lingyin Temple

On February 11, 2014, in Hangzhou, by Kate Liu

Before going to Hangzhou, I saw a photo of Lingyin Temple in the blog.The morning you will hear the sound of the bell, the night listening to the drum sound. Sounds very pure, very exciting. Lingyin Temple was founded in the Eastern Jin Dynasty period, then India monk Hui Li see the mountains here are very beautiful . He believes that there is a fairy place, so he decided to build a temple here, named “Ling yin”.

Walking in the Lingyin Temple spring of summer, the temperature will drop a few degrees, that’s like to enjoy the natural air conditioning. The ecological environment here is very good, you will meet the little squirrel,it must be eating fruit. Here it is green everywhere, you feel cool and comfortable. In the city of all the troubles, you will forget, enjoy the feeling here.

The main attractions of Lingyin Temple is Klippe, klippe in geology is a limestone. There are a lot of strange stone, there are many old trees.The most magical is, klippe cave in cliffs, carved from the Five Dynasties to the song and Yuan period, more than 470 statues of stone carvings. The carving is very beautiful, although after many years, some carving is not clear, but look carefully, you will see the beauty of sculpture.

I heard if you come to Lingyin Temple to Buddha: Handheld candles, from the four corners of the world in four directions the worship time, pray for God’s protection. In each house should also pay attention to the order, king hall, main hall, pharmacist hall is the three main hall.


Yongfu temple in the mountains of Lingyin Temple, more quiet. When you experienced in the Buddhist holy places, walking in the mountains, you can feel this quiet at the moment, and enjoy the culture of Lingyin Temple.


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