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Mahabodhi Temple Complex at Bodh Gaya
Mahabodhi Temple Complex at Bodh Gaya

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Image File history File links Download high resolution version (480x640, 71 KB) Summary Mahabodhi Temple Licensing Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (480x640, 71 KB) Summary Mahabodhi Temple Licensing Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1. ... The Mahabodhi Temple is a Buddhist temple in Bodh Gaya, the location where Siddhartha Gautama, the Buddha, attained enlightenment. ... A statue of the Sakyamuni Buddha in Tawang Gompa, India. ...



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History
The History of Buddhism spans from the 6th century BCE to the present, starting with the birth of the Buddha Siddhartha Gautama. ...

Timeline· Buddhist councils
563 BCE: Siddhārtha Gautama, Buddha-to-be, is born in Lumbini, Ancient India. ... // Main article: First Buddhist council Ananda reciting the Sutta Pitaka According to the scriptures of all Buddhist schools, the first Buddhist Council was held soon after the nirvana of the Buddha under the patronage of king Ajatasatru, and presided by the monk Mahakasyapa, at Rajagaha (todays Rajgir). ...

Foundations
Several Buddhist terms and concepts lack direct translations into English that cover the breadth of the original term. ...

Four Noble Truths
Noble Eightfold Path
Buddhist Precepts
Nirvana · Three Jewels
The Four Noble Truths (Pali: Cattāri ariyasaccāni, Sanskrit: Catvāri āryasatyāni, Chinese: Sìshèngdì, Thai: อริยสัจสี่, Ariyasaj Sii) are one of the most fundamental Buddhist teachings. ... The Dharma wheel, often used to represent the Noble Eightfold Path The Noble Eightfold Path (Pāli: Ariyo aṭṭhaṅgiko maggo; Sanskrit: Ārya ṣṭāṅga mārgaḥ; Chinese: 八正道, Bāzhèngdào; Japanese: 八正道, Hasshōdō, Thai: อริยมรรคแปด, Ariya Mugg Paad, Mongolian qutuɣtan-u naiman gesigün-ü mör) is, in... Śīla (Sanskrit) or sīla (Pāli) is usually rendered into English as behavioral discipline, morality, or ethics. ... Symbol of the triratna, as seen in the Sanchi stupa, 1st century BCE. The Three Jewels, also rendered as Three Treasures, Three Refuges or Triple Gem are the three things that Buddhists give themselves to, and in return look toward for guidance, in the process known as taking refuge. ...

Key Concepts
Several Buddhist terms and concepts lack direct translations into English that cover the breadth of the original term. ...

Three marks of existence
Skandha · Cosmology
Samsara · Rebirth · Dharma
Dependent Origination · Karma
According to the Buddhist tradition, all phenomena (dharmas) are marked by three characteristics, sometimes referred to as the Dharma seals, that is dukkha (suffering), anicca (impermanence), and anatta (non-Self). ... The skandhas (Sanskrit: Pāli: Khandha; literally: heap or bundle) are the five constituents or aggregates through which the functioning and experience of an individual is created according to Buddhist phenomenology. ... Buddhist cosmology is the description of the shape and evolution of the universe according to the canonical Buddhist scriptures and commentaries. ... For other uses, see Samsara (disambiguation). ... Rebirth in Buddhism is the doctrine that the consciousness of a person (as conventionally regarded), upon the death or dissolution of the aggregates (skandhas) which make up that person, becomes one of the contributing causes for the arising of a new group of skandhas which may again be conventionally considered... Dharma (Sanskrit: धर्म) or Dhamma (Pāli: धम्म) in Buddhism has two primary meanings: the teachings of the Buddha which lead to enlightenment the constituent factors of the experienced world In East Asia, the character for Dharma is 法, pronounced fǎ in Mandarin and hō in Japanese. ... The doctrine of Pratītyasamutpāda (Sanskrit: ) or Paticcasamuppāda, Pali: ; Tibetan: ; Chinese: ) Dependent Arising is an important part of Buddhist metaphysics. ... Karma (Sanskrit: कर्मन karman, Pāli: कमा Kamma) means action or doing; whatever one does, says, or thinks is a karma. ...

Major Figures
A number of noted individuals have been Buddhists. ...

Gautama Buddha
Disciples · Later Buddhists Siddhartha and Gautama redirect here. ... A number of noted individuals have been Buddhists. ...

Practices and Attainment

Buddhahood · Bodhisattva
Four Stages of Enlightenment
Paramitas · Meditation · Laity
Bodhi (Pali and Sanskrit. ... Lands Bhutan â€¢ China â€¢ Korea Japan â€¢ Tibet â€¢ Vietnam Taiwan â€¢ Mongolia Doctrine Bodhisattva â€¢ Bodhicitta Karuna â€¢ Prajna Sunyata â€¢ Buddha Nature Trikaya â€¢ Eternal Buddha Scriptures Prajnaparamita Sutra Avatamsaka Sutra Lotus Sutra Nirvana Sutra VimalakÄ«rti Sutra Lankavatara Sutra History 4th Buddhist Council Silk Road â€¢ Nagarjuna Asanga â€¢ Vasubandhu Bodhidharma      A statue of a Bodhisattva, Akasagarbha. ... The four stages of enlightenment in Buddhism are the four degrees of approach to full enlightenment as an Arahant which a person can attain in this life. ... Pāramitā or PāramÄ« (Sanskrit and Pāli respectively): Perfection or Transcendent. In Buddhism & Jainism, the Paramitas refer to the perfection or culmination of certain practices. ... Buddhist meditation encompasses a variety of meditation techniques that develop mindfulness, concentration, tranquility and insight. ... In canonical Buddhism, householder refers to a particular strata of society whose individuals are typified by having a home life and family. ...

Regions
Buddhist beliefs and practices vary according to region. ...

Southeast Asia · East Asia
India · Nepal · Sri Lanka · Tibet
Bhutan · Western Countries
Theravada (Pali; Sanskrit: Sthaviravada) is one of the eighteen (or twenty) Nikāya schools that formed early in the history of Buddhism. ... The Aomori Daibutsu (Big Buddha), Aomori, Japan. ... Tibetan Buddhism is the body of religious Buddhist doctrine and institutions characteristic of Tibet, the Himalayan region (including northern Nepal, Bhutan, Sikkim and Ladakh), Mongolia, Buryatia, Tuva and Kalmykia (Russia), and northeastern China (Manchuria: Heilongjiang, Jilin). ... The Indo-Greek king Menander (155-130 BCE) is the first Western historical figure documented to have converted to Buddhism. ...

Branches

Theravāda · Mahāyāna
Vajrayāna
Early and · Pre-sectarian Theravada (Pāli: theravāda (cf Sanskrit: स्थविरवाद sthaviravāda); literally, the Teaching of the Elders, or the Ancient Teaching) is the oldest surviving Buddhist school, and for many centuries has been the predominant religion of Sri Lanka (about 70% of the population[1]) and most of continental Southeast Asia (Cambodia... Relief image of the bodhisattva Kuan Yin from Mt. ... Vajrayāna Buddhism (Also known as Tantric Buddhism, Tantrayana, Mantrayana, Mantranaya, Esoteric Buddhism, Diamond Vehicle, or 金剛乘 Jingangcheng in Chinese; however, these terms are not always regarded as equivalent: one scholar[1] speaks of the tantra divisions of some editions of the Kangyur as including Sravakayana, Mahayana and Vajrayana texts) is... Divisions among the early Buddhist schools came about due to doctrinal or practical differences in the views of the Buddhist Sangha following the death of the Buddha. ... The term pre-sectarian Buddhism is used to refer to the Buddhism that existed before the various subsects of Buddhism came into being. ...

Texts
Chinese Song Period Maha-prajna-paramita Sutra Page The texts can be categorized in a number of ways, but the most fundamental division is that between canonical and non-canonical texts. ...

Pali Canon · Mahayana Sutras
Tibetan Canon Standard edition of the Thai Pali Canon The Pali Canon is the standard scripture collection of the Theravada Buddhist tradition. ... Lands Bhutan â€¢ China â€¢ Korea Japan â€¢ Tibet â€¢ Vietnam Taiwan â€¢ Mongolia Doctrine Bodhisattva â€¢ Bodhicitta Karuna â€¢ Prajna Sunyata â€¢ Buddha Nature Trikaya â€¢ Eternal Buddha Mahayana Sutras Prajnaparamita Sutra Avatamsaka Sutra Lotus Sutra Nirvana Sutra VimalakÄ«rti Sutra Lankavatara Sutra History Silk Road â€¢ Nagarjuna Asanga â€¢ Vasubandhu Bodhidharma      Mahayana sutras are a very broad genre of... The Tibetan Buddhist canon is a loosely defined list of sacred texts recognized by various sects of Tibetan Buddhism. ...

Comparative Studies
Culture · List of topics
Portal: Buddhism
The cultural elements of Buddhism vary by region and include: Buddhist cuisine Buddhist art Buddharupa Art and architecture of Japan Greco-Buddhism Tibetan Buddhist sacred art Buddhist music Buddhist chant Shomyo Categories: Buddhism-related stubs ... Contents: Top - 0–9 A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z The following is a List of Buddhist topics: A Abhidharma Ahimsa Ajahn Ajahn Chah Ajanta Aksobhya Alexandra David-Néel...

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Buddhist temples, monasteries, stupas, and pagodas sorted by location. A replica of an ancient statue found among the ruins of a temple at Sarnath Buddhism is a philosophy based on the teachings of the Buddha, Siddhārtha Gautama, a prince of the Shakyas, whose lifetime is traditionally given as 566 to 486 BCE. It had subsequently been accepted by... Temple of Hephaestus, an Doric Greek temple in Athens with the original entrance facing east, 449 BC (western face depicted) For other uses, see Temple (disambiguation). ... Monastery of St. ... The Great Stupa at Sanchi. ... A pagoda at Sibu, Sarawak, Malaysia This article is about the building style. ...

Contents

Australia

Australian Capital Territory

  • Sri Lanka Dhamma Vihara of Canberra (SLDVAC), a Buddhist Association established in 2007

Capital Canberra Government Constitutional monarchy Administrator none Chief Minister Jon Stanhope (ALP) Federal representation  - House seats 2  - Senate seats 2 Gross Territorial Product (2006)  - Product ($m)  $19,167 (6th)  - Product per capita  $57,303/person (1st) Population (End of November 2006)  - Population  333,667 (7th)  - Density  137. ...

New South Wales

NSW redirects here. ... The main entrance to the Nan Tien Temple complex, with the Great Mercy Shrine at centre. ...

Queensland

Slogan or Nickname: Sunshine State, Smart State Motto(s): Audax at Fidelis (Bold but Faithful) Other Australian states and territories Capital Brisbane Government Constitutional monarchy Governor Quentin Bryce Premier Anna Bligh (ALP) Federal representation  - House seats 28  - Senate seats 12 Gross State Product (2004-05)  - Product ($m)  $158,506 (3rd... Chung Tian Temple (meaning Middle Heaven Temple) is a Humanistic Buddhist temple located at 1034 Underwood Road, Priestdale, Queensland. ...

South Australia

For the song, see South Australia (song). ... Phap Hoa Temple, (Chuà Pháp Hoa in Vietnamese, meaning Dharma Lotus Temple), is a Vietnamese Buddhist temple located at 20 Butler Avenue, Pennington, South Australia, 5013. ...

Victoria

VIC redirects here. ... Bodhivana Monastery is a Buddhist monastery in Australia, from the Theravada tradition, more specifically the Forest Sangha tradition. ...

Bhutan

Jakar

  • Kurjey Lhakhang - one of Bhutan's most sacred temples - image of Guru Rinopche enshrined in rock.
  • Jambey Lhakhang
  • Lhodrak Kharchhu Monastery - a large Nyingma Buddhist college

Kurjey Lhakang, also known as Kurjey Monastery, is located in the beautiful Bumthang valley in the Bumthang district of Bhutan. ...

Paro

  • Taktshang (Tiger's Nest) - perched on a 1,200 meter cliff, this is one of Bhutan's most spectacular monasteries.
  • Kichu Lhakang

Taktshang Monastery Taktshang is the most famous of monasteries in Bhutan. ...

Canada

British Columbia

Richmond is an incorporated city on the Pacific coast of the Canadian province of British Columbia. ... The International Buddhist Temple (also 觀音寺 in Chinese; Guan Yin Sì in pinyin; Guan Yin Temple) is located in Richmond, British Columbia, Canada. ... Richmond is an incorporated city on the Pacific coast of the Canadian province of British Columbia. ... The Lingyen Mountain Buddhist Temple is a large Buddhist temple in Richmond, British Columbia, Canada. ... Tam Kung (譚公, literally Lord Tam) is a sea deity worshiped in Hong Kong and Macau. ... Shakyamuni Buddha teaching. ... A replica of an ancient statue found among the ruins of a temple at Sarnath Buddhism is a philosophy based on the teachings of the Buddha, Siddhārtha Gautama, a prince of the Shakyas, whose lifetime is traditionally given as 566 to 486 BCE. It had subsequently been accepted by... The Great Stupa at Sanchi. ...

Nova Scotia

Gampo Abbey is a Buddhist abbey located in Pleasant Bay, Nova Scotia. ...

Ontario

The White Wind Zen Community (WWZC) is a Soto Zen Buddhist association based at the Zen Centre of Ottawa (Honzan Dainen-ji) in Ottawa, Ontario, with branch centres in Wolfville, Nova Scotia and Harrow, England. ...

Quebec

  • Wat de Nancy

China

Beijing

Tanzhe Temple (Chinese: 潭柘寺; pinyin: ; literally Temple of Pool and Zhe Tree)) is a Buddhist temple situated near China National Highway 108 to the west of Beijing. ... The Yonghe Temple, also known as the Palace of Peace and Harmony Lama Temple, the Yonghe Lamasery, or - popularly - the Lama Temple is a temple and monastery of the Geluk School of Tibetan Buddhism located in the northeastern part of Beijing, China. ...

Fujian

Guanghua Temple (廣化寺) is Buddhist, built in Northern Wei Dynasty as one of the eight temples around the Longmen Stone Cave (龍門石窟), in the Fujian province of China. ... Wanfu Temple (Chinese 萬福寺; pinyin wan fu si) is a temple on Mount Huangbo in Fujian province, China. ...

Guangdong

Nanhua Temple is the Zen Buddhist monastery of the 6th Patriarch of Zen Buddhism Hui Neng, located near the city of Shaoguan in China just north of Guangdong Province. ... The Temple of the Six Banyan Trees is an ancient Buddhist temple built in 537 in the Liang Dynasty in Guangzhou, southern China. ...

Hebei

Puning Temple The Puning Temple (普宁寺)), or Temple of Universal Peace of Chengde, Hebei province, China (commonly called the Big Buddha Temple[1]) is a Qing Dynasty era Buddhist temple complex built in 1755, during the reign of the Qianlong Emperor (1735-1796 AD). ... The Putuo Zongcheng Temple of Chengde, built in the 18th century during the reign of the Qianlong Emperor. ... The Longxing Monastery (Chinese: 隆興寺; pinyin: ) is an ancient Buddhist monastery located near the town of Zhengding in Hebei Province, China, approximately 15 kilometers north of the provincial capital of Shijiazhuang. ...

Henan

The Longmen Grottoes (ch. ... The Iron Pagoda of Kaifeng, China, built in 1049 AD during the Song Dynasty. ... The Shaolin temples (少林寺; pinyin: Shàolín Sì, Wade-Giles: Shao-lin Ssŭ) are a group of Chinese Buddhist monasteries famed for their long association with Chán (Japanese Zen) Buddhism and martial arts. ... Songyue Pagoda commemorated on a Chinese postage stamp Songyue Pagoda, constructed in 523 CE, is at the Songyue Monastery on Mount Song, in Henan province, China. ... The Iron Pagoda, built in 1049 Youguo Temple (Chinese: ) is a Buddhist monastery complex located northeast of Kaifeng, in Henan province, China. ... White Horse Temple (Simplified Chinese: ; Traditional Chinese: ; pinyin: ; also White Horse Ministry) was the first Buddhist temple in China, established under the patronage of Emperor Ming in the Eastern Han capital Luoyang in the year 68. ...

Jiangsu

Cold Mountain Temple or Hanshan Temple (Chinese: 寒山寺) is a Buddhist temple and monastery in Suzhou, China. ... One or more images would improve this articles quality. ...

Jiangxi

Donglin (East Wood) Temple (东林寺, in Pinyin dong1 lin2 si4) is a Buddhist monastery approximately 20km away from Jiujiang, Jiangxi, Peoples Republic of China. ...

Shaanxi

Big Wild Goose Pagoda, Xian, China The Giant Wild Goose Pagoda or Big Wild Goose Pagoda (Chinese: 大雁塔; pinyin: ), is located in southern Xian, China. ... Small Wild Goose Pagoda in Xian, China The Small Wild Goose Pagoda, sometimes Little Goose Pagoda (Chinese: ; Hanyu Pinyin: ), is one of two significant pagodas in the city of Xian, China. ...

Shanxi

  • Pagoda of Fogong Temple

Shandong

The Four-Gates Pagoda (Chinese: ; Pinyin: ) is a Sui Dynasty stone pagoda located in central Shandong Province, China. ... Zhanshan Temple Stupa (taken April, 2004) Zhanshan Temple is a Buddhist temple in Qingdao, Shandong, China. ...

Shanghai

Jade Buddha Temples main courtyard and Grand Hall. ... Jingan Temple (靜安寺, lit. ... The Longhua Temple (Chinese: ; pinyin: Lónghúa Sì, literally Lustre of the Dragon Temple) is a Buddhist Temple dedicated to the Maitreya Buddha in Shanghai Municipality, China. ...

Sichuan

  • Bao'en Temple

Wooden Bodhisattva Guanyin 11-12 century A.D Baoen Temple (also known as Baoen Monastery) is a well-preserved fifteenth century monastery complex located in northwestern Sichuan province, China. ...

Yunnan

Three Pagodas is one of the famous places of interest in China. ...

Zhejiang

Baoguo Temple (Chinese: ; pinyin: BÇŽoguósì) is a Mahayana Buddhist temple located in Jiangbei district, 15km north of Ningbo, in Zhejiang, China. ... The Guoqing Temple. ... Lingyin Si (Chinese: 靈隐寺; Pinyin: Língyǐnsì), commonly translated as Temple of the Souls Retreat is one of the largest and wealthiest Buddhist temples in China. ... Liuhe Pagoda (Simplified Chinese: ; pinyin: Liùhé TÇŽ), literally Six Harmonies Pagoda or Six Harmonies Tower, is multi-storied pagoda in southern Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, China. ... Puji Temple (ch 普济禅寺; pinyin pujichansi; translation Zen Temple of Universal Salvation) is a Buddhist temple located on the island of Putuoshan in Zhejiang province, China. ...

India

Bihar

Rumtek monastery
Rumtek monastery

The Mahabodhi Temple is a Buddhist temple in Bodh Gaya, the location where Siddhartha Gautama, the Buddha, attained enlightenment. ... This article is about the ancient town and university. ... Download high resolution version (900x665, 193 KB)Rumtek Monastery, Sikkim. ... Download high resolution version (900x665, 193 KB)Rumtek Monastery, Sikkim. ...

Karnataka

  • Sera Jey Monastery
  • Namdroling Monastery

The monks of Namdroling Monastery in 2006. ...

Kerala

For the town with the same name, see Alappuzha. ...

Uttar Pradesh

Chaukhandi Stupa Chaukhandi Stupa is an important Buddhist stupa in Sarnath, located 13 kilometres from Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India. ... Dharmek Stupa Dhamek Stupa is located at Sarnath, 13 km away from Varanasi in the state of Uttar Pradesh. ...

Sikkim

Rumtek monastery Rumtek (Tibetan: རུམ་ཐེག་དགོན་པ་, Wylie: Rum-theg dGon-pa), also called the Dharmachakra Centre, is a Tibetan Buddhist monastery located in the Indian state of Sikkim near the capital Gangtok. ...

Indonesia

Revisions and sourced additions are welcome.

Jakarta

  • Buddhist Temple Jin De Yuan - Jakarta

Jakarta Buddhist Temple


Jogyakarta

  • Candi Borobudur
  • Candi Mendut
  • Candi Pawon
  • Candi Canggal
  • Candi Sewu
  • Candi Lumbung
  • Candi Plaosan
  • Arca Bugisan
  • Candi Kalasan
  • Candi Banyunibo

Location of the Buddhist temples triad: Borobudur-Pawon-Mendut in one straight line. ... Location of the Buddhist temples triad: Borobudur-Pawon-Mendut in one straight line. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ...

West Java

  • Candi Batu Jaya

East Java

  • Candi Jawi
  • Candi Panataran
  • Candi Tikus
  • Candi Brahu
  • Candi Surawana

Candi Surawana (sometimes called Candi Surowono) is a small temple, of the Majapahit Kingdom, located in the Canggu Village of the Kediri (near Pare) district in Java, Indonesia. ...

Kalimantan

  • Candi Laras

Bali

  • Vihara dharma ratna

see Candi of Indonesia Candi (pronounced chaan-dee) are Hindu and Buddhist temples or sanctuaries in Indonesia, most of which were built between the 8th to the 15th centuries. ...


Japan

See also: Buddhist temples in Japan Buddhist temples in Japan are varied, yet there are certain generalizations that can be made, and general rules or guidelines that are followed. ...


Fukui

  • Eihei-ji

Karamon Eihei-ji (永平寺) is one of two main temples of the Soto sect of Zen Buddhism. ...

Gifu

  • Eihō-ji
  • Jōzai-ji
  • Shōhō-ji
  • Sōfuku-ji

Gifu Prefecture (岐阜県 Gifu-ken), is located in the Chubu region of central Japan. ...

Hyōgo

  • Antai-ji
  • Kanno-ji

Antai-ji (安泰寺) is a Buddhist temple belonging to the Soto Zen school. ... Kanno-ji (神呪寺) is a Buddhist temple on Kabuto Mt. ...

Kanagawa

  • Kōtoku-in
  • Sōji-ji

Amida Buddha, Kotokuin Kōtoku-in (高徳院) is a Buddhist temple of the Pure Land sect in the city of Kamakura in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. ... Sōji-ji (總持寺) is one of two main temples of the Soto sect of Zen Buddhism. ...

Kyoto

  • Adashino Nembutsu-ji
  • Byōdō-in
  • Chion-in (Head temple of the Jodo Shu Buddhist sect)
  • Daitoku-ji
  • Enryaku-ji (Temple complex on a mountain northeast of the city)
  • Ginkaku-ji (Temple of the Silver Pavilion)
  • Higashi-Honganji (One of two head temples of the Jodo Shinshu Buddhist sect)
  • Kinkaku-ji (Rokuonji, Deer Garden Temple, Temple of the Golden Pavilion)
  • Kiyomizu-dera
  • Mampuku-ji (Ōbaku temple at Uji)
  • Myoshin-ji
  • Nishi-Honganji (One of two head temples of the Jodo Shinshu Buddhist sect)
  • Nanzen-ji
  • Ninna-ji
  • Ryoan-ji
  • Saihō-ji
  • Sanjusangendo
  • Tenryū-ji (major temple of the Rinzai school)
  • To-ji

Statues at Adashino Nembutsuji Adashino Nembutsuji (化野念仏寺)is a Buddhist temple in Kyoto, Japan. ... Byodoin Phoenix Hall Built in 998 in the Heian period, Byōdōin (平等院) is a temple in the city of Uji in Kyoto prefecture in Japan. ... Chion-ins main hall Mieido (御影堂) A picture of the pond in the rear of Chion-in Temple Here, the Tokugawa family crest can be seen carved into the ends of the roof beams, honoring their patronage of the temple. ... Jōdo shÅ« (浄土宗 The Pure Land School), also known as Jodo Buddhism, is a branch of Pure Land Buddhism derived from the teachings of the Japanese ex-Tendai monk Honen. ... Daitokuji redirects here. ... Konpon-chudo Enryaku-ji (Japanese: 延暦寺), a monastery on Mount Hiei overlooking Kyoto, was founded during the late eighth and early ninth centuries by Saicho (767–822), also known as Dengyo Daishi, who introduced the Tendai sect to Japan from China. ... Ginkakuji Ginkakuji with stone garden Ginkaku-ji ), the Temple of the Silver Pavilion, is a Buddhist temple in the Higashiyama District of Kyoto, Japan. ... Honden, or main hall, of Higashi Honganji, Kyoto Honganji ) is a term that has been used to refer to a number of Buddhist temples across Japans history. ... Jōdo ShinshÅ« ), also known as Shin Buddhism, was founded by the former Tendai Japanese monk Shinran Shonin. ... Kinkaku-ji from across the Kyōko-chi (Mirror Pond) Kinkaku-ji Golden Pavilion Temple) is the informal name of Rokuon-ji (鹿苑寺, Deer Garden Temple) in Kyoto, Japan. ... Kiyomizu-dera Kiyomizu-dera (or Kiyomizudera, 清水寺) refers to several Buddhist temples but most commonly to Otowasan Kiyomizudera (音羽山清水寺) in Eastern Kyoto, and one of the best known sights of the city. ... Additional images Gate Balustrades Altar Mokugyo (Drum) Statue of Hotei Categories: Stub | Buddhist temples ... ÅŒbaku (Japanese. ... Uji (Japanese: 宇治市; -shi) is a city on the southern outskirts of the city of Kyoto, on the Keihan line or the JR Nara Line towards Osaka. ... Taizo-in at Myoshin-ji Myōshin-ji is a temple complex in Kyoto, Japan. ... Honden, or main hall, of Higashi Honganji, Kyoto Honganji ) is a term that has been used to refer to a number of Buddhist temples across Japans history. ... Jōdo ShinshÅ« ), also known as Shin Buddhism, was founded by the former Tendai Japanese monk Shinran Shonin. ... Categories: Stub | Buddhist temples ... A garden at Ninnaji Ninnaji Temple (仁和寺) is a large temple complex in northwest Kyoto founded in 888 by the retired Emperor Uda. ... Ryoan-ji dry garden Ryōanji (竜安寺), The Temple of the Peaceful Dragon is a Zen temple and UNESCO World Heritage Site located in northwest Kyoto, Japan. ... This is the current Japanese collaboration! Please help improve it to featured article standard. ... Sanjusangendo ) is a Buddhist temple in Higashiyama District of Kyoto, Japan. ... Autumn foliage on the grounds of TenryÅ«-ji TenryÅ«-ji )—more formally known as TenryÅ« Shiseizen-ji )—is the head temple of the TenryÅ« sect of Rinzai Zen Buddhism, located in Susukinobaba-chō, Ukyō Ward, Kyoto, Japan. ... There is a disputed proposal that this article should be merged with Rinzai and Linji. ... Five-story pagoda of Toji Toji (東寺; とうじ) is a Buddhist temple of the Shingon sect in Kyoto, Japan. ...

Nara

  • Daian-ji
  • Gangō-ji
  • Hōryū-ji
  • Kōfuku-ji
  • Ōminesan-ji
  • Saidai-ji
  • Tōdai-ji
  • Tōshōdai-ji
  • Yakushi-ji

Daian-ji (大安寺) is an ancient Buddhist temple in Nara, Japan. ... Gangō-ji (元興寺) is an ancient Buddhist temple in Nara, Japan. ... Horyu-ji. ... For the temple in Nagasaki Prefecture, see [[Kōfuku-ji (Nagasaki)]]. Grounds of Kofukuji The golden buddha inside the temple Kōfuku-ji ) is a Buddhist temple in the city of Nara, in Nara Prefecture, Japan. ... Mount Omine ), is a sacred mountain in Nara, Japan, famous for its controversial ban on women and for its three tests of courage. ... Saidaiji Saidai-ji (西大寺) is a Buddhist temple in the city of Nara, Nara Prefecture, Japan. ... Tōdai-ji (東大寺) (meaning the Eastern Great Temple),[1] is a Buddhist temple complex located in the city of Nara, Japan. ... Buildings at Toshodaiji Tōshōdai-ji (唐招提寺) is a Buddhist temple of the Ritsu sect in the city of Nara, in Nara Prefecture, Japan. ... Yakushi-ji Yakushi-ji (薬師寺) is one of the famous imperial and ancient Buddhist temples, located in Nara, Japan. ...

Shizuoka

  • Taiseki-ji

Taisekiji tatchū in early April Taiseki-ji (大石寺; full name, 多宝富士大日蓮華山大石寺: Tahō Fuji Dainichirenge-zan Taiseki-ji) is the head temple (総本山: sōhonzan) of the Nichiren Shoshu school of the Nichiren branch of Japanese Buddhism. ...

Tokyo

  • Gokoku-ji
  • Kan'ei-ji
  • Sensō-ji
  • Zuishō-ji (Ōbaku temple at Shirokane, Edo)
  • Zenyōmitsu-ji

Gokuku-ji ) is a Buddhist temple in Tokyos Bunkyo-ku. ... Pagoda of Kanei-ji Kanei-ji ) is a Tendai Buddhist temple in Tokyo, founded in 1625 by Tenkai. ... Sensō-ji (金龍山浅草寺, KinryÅ«-zan Sensōji) is an ancient Buddhist temple located in Asakusa, Taitō Ward, Tokyo. ... Ōbaku (黄檗 Japanese Ōbaku, pinyin Huángbò) refers to three separate topics: Mount Huangbo, a mountain in Chinas Fujian province, noted for its Buddhist temples; Huangbo Xiyun (黄檗希運), a Chinese Chan Buddhist master; and the Japanese Obaku School of Zen Buddhism. ... The Queens Isetan(クイーンズ伊勢丹) Meiji Gakuin University(明治学院大学) Koban (gold coin) Shirokane (白金) is a district in Minato, Tokyo, Japan. ... Edo (Japanese: , literally: bay-door, estuary, pronounced //), once also spelled Yedo or Yeddo, is the former name of the Japanese capital Tokyo. ... The entrance to Zenyōmitsu-ji Zenyōmitsu-ji (善養密寺) is a Buddhist Temple located in the Setagaya ward of Tokyo, Japan. ...

Korea

See also: Korean Buddhist temples Buddhist temples are an important part of the Korean landscape. ...


Seoul

Bongeunsa is a Buddhist temple in Gangnam-gu, Seoul, South Korea. ... Part of Bongwon Temple Bongwon Temple (or Bongwonsa) is a Buddhist temple near Yonsei University in Seoul, South Korea. ... Hi my name is Allison, and I wanna be your friend!!! E-mail me at 9959@chs. ...

Gyeonggi

Bongseonsa is a head temple of the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism. ... Yongjusa is a head temple of the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism. ...

Gangwon

Sinheungsa, sometimes spelled Shinheungsa, is a head temple of the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism. ... Woljeongsa is a head temple of the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism. ...

North Chungcheong

Beopjusa is a head temple of the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism. ... Guinsa, located near Danyang in Chungcheongbuk-do, South Korea, is the headquarters of the Korean Cheontae sect of Buddhism. ...

South Chungcheong

Magoksa is a head temple of the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism. ... Sudeoksa is a head temple of the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism. ...

North Gyeongsang

Donghwasa, also Donghwa Temple, is a Buddhist temple of the Jogye Order in northern Daegu, South Korea. ... Bulguksa is a Buddhist temple in the North Gyeongsang province in South Korea. ... The Seokguram Grotto is a hermitage and part of the Bulguksa temple complex. ... Hwangnyongsa is a former Buddhist temple in South Korea. ... Jikjisa is a head temple of the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism. ...

South Gyeongsang

Ssanggyesa is a head temple of the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism. ... Tongdosa in South Gyeongsang, South Korea is one of the Three Jewel Temples of Korea. ... The Three Jewel Temples of Korea are the three principal Buddhist temples in Korea, each representing one of the Three Jewels of Buddhism, and all located in South Korea. ... Haeinsa is one of the foremost Buddhist temples in South Korea, most notable because it is the home of the Tripitaka Koreana, the whole of the Buddhist Scriptures carved onto 81,258 wooden printing blocks. ... The Three Jewel Temples of Korea are the three principal Buddhist temples in Korea, each representing one of the Three Jewels of Buddhism, and all located in South Korea. ... Busan Metropolitan City, also known as Pusan[1] is the largest port city in the Republic of Korea. ... Beomeosa is a Buddist temple in Cheongnyong-dong, Geumjeong-gu, Busan, South Korea. ...

North Jeolla

Geumsansa is a head temple of the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism. ... Miruk-sa is the site of what was the largest Buddhist temple in the kingdom of Paejke in ancient Korea. ... Seonunsa is a head temple of the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism. ...

North Pyeongan

Pohyonsa is a Buddhist temple in North Pyongan Province, North Korea. ...

South Jeolla

Songgwangsa is one of the most important Seon Buddhist monasteries in Korea, and is considered one of the Three Jewel Temples of Korea. ... The Three Jewel Temples of Korea are the three principal Buddhist temples in Korea, each representing one of the Three Jewels of Buddhism, and all located in South Korea. ... Hwaeomsa (syllables: hwa-eom-sa) is a head temple of the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism. ...

Taejon

  • Musangsa

Jeju Island

Gwaneumsa or Kwanumsa can refer to various Korean Buddhist temples: Gwaneumsa (Hallasan), the head temple of the 21st district of Jogye Order Seon Buddhism, in Jeju City Gwaneumsa (military), temple operated by the military of South Korea, in Yongsan-gu, Seoul Gwaneumsa (Chiaksan), temple of the Taego Order in Wonju...

Laos

Pha That Luang Pha That Luang (Paa T-had Lu-uang) (Great Stupa in Laos) is a Buddhist temple in Vientiane, Laos. ...

Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur

Buddhist Maha Vihara, Brickfields is a Buddhist site founded by the Sinhalese community based in the areas surrounding Kuala Lumpur to provide a place of worship in the Sri Lankan Theravada Buddhist tradition. ... Thean Hou Temple The Thean Hou Temple(chinese: 天后宫) is a striking six-tiered Chinese temple. ...

Malacca

Cheng Hoon Teng temple The Cheng Hoon Teng temple (青云亭) is a Buddhist temple in Jalan Tokong, Malacca, Malaysia. ...

Penang

The pagoda section of the Kek Lok Si Temple The Kek Lok Si Temple (Penang Hokkien for Temple of Supreme Bliss; Simplified Chinese: 极乐寺; Traditional Chinese: 極樂寺) is a Buddhist temple situated in Air Itam in Penang and is one of the best known temples on the island. ... The Reclining Buddha of the Wat Chaiya Mangkalaram is the 3rd largest of its kind, being 33 meters in length. ... Coming out of the mosques compound, walk straint ahead onto Lebuh Cannon. ... The Snake Temple (Chinese : 蛇廟) is situated in the small town of Bayan Lepas in Penang and is perhaps the only temple of its kind in the world. ...

Taiping

Sasanarakkha Buddhist Sanctuary (SBS) is a Buddhist temple in Taiping, Malaysia. ...

Mongolia

Amarbayasgalant Monastery Mongolia The Amarbayasgalant Monastery or monastery of tranquil felicity, once one of the three largest Buddhist centres in Mongolia is located near the Selenge River in the Iven Valley, at the foot of Mount Buren-Khaan. ... The Gandantegchinlen Khiid Monastery is a Tibetan-style monastery in the Mongolian capital of Ulaanbaatar that has been restored and revitalized since 1990. ... Shankh Monastery Övörhangay Aimag, Western Mongolia. ...

Myanmar

Yangon Division

Yangon (Rangoon) Yangon (also known as Rangoon) is the largest city of Burma. ...

  • Botahtaung Pagoda
  • Chauk-htat-gyi Buddha Temple
  • Gaba Aye Pagoda (World Peace Pagoda)
  • Ko-htat-gyi Buddha Temple
  • Kyauktawgyi Buddha Temple
  • Melamu Temple
  • Maha Wizaya Pagoda (Maha Vihara Pagoda)
  • Nga-htat-gyi Buddha Temple
  • Shwedagon Pagoda
  • Sule Pagoda

Botahtaung Pagoda (Burmese: ; also spelt Botataung; literally 1000 military officers) is a famous pagoda located in downtown Yangon, Yangon Division, Myanmar. ... Shwedagon Paya The Shwedagon Paya is a 98 meter gilded stupa located in Yangon, Myanmar. ... Sule Pagoda is a pagoda located on a roundabout in downtown Yangon, Myanmar. ...

Mandalay Division

Amarapura Amarapura (City of Immortality) is a city in the Mandalay division of Myanmar, situated 11 km to the south of Mandalay. ...

  • Kyauktawgyi Pagoda
  • Pahtodawgyi Pagoda

Bagan (Pagan) Bagan (Burmese: ; MLCTS: ), formerly Pagan, formally titled Arimaddanapura (the City of the Enemy Crusher) and also known as Tambadipa (the Land of Copper) or Tassadessa (the Parched Land), was the ancient capital of several ancient kingdoms in Myanmar. ...

Mandalay A view of Ananda Temple Ananda Temple is a Buddhist temple built in 1091 during the reign of King Kyanzittha. ... Bupaya Pagoda is a famous pagoda located in Bagan (formerly Pagan), along the banks of the Ayeyarwady River. ... Dhammayangyi Temple is Buddhist temple located in Bagan, and was built in the 1100s. ... The Dhammayazika Pagoda is a Buddhist temple located in the village of Pwasaw (located east of Bagan) in Myanmar. ... Gawdawpalin Temple is a Buddhist temple located in Bagan, Myanmar. ... Htilominlo Temple is a Buddhist temple located in Bagan (formerly Pagan), built during the reign of King Htilominlo (also known as Nandaungmya) in 1211. ... Lawkananda Pagoda (also spelt Lokananda, literally joy of the world) is a Buddhist zedi located in Bagan (formerly Pagan). ... The Mahabodhi Temple is a Buddhist temple located in Bagan, Myanmar. ... Manuha Temple is a Buddhist temple built in Myinkaba (located near Bagan), by captive Mon King Manuha in 1067, according to King Manuhas inscriptions. ... The Mingalazedi Pagoda (Burmese: ) is a Buddhist temple located in Bagan, Myanmar. ... The Payathonzu Temple was recently renovated. ... Shwegugyi Temple (Burmese: ; literally Great Golden Cave) is a Buddhist temple built during the reign of King Alaungsithu in 1131. ... The Shwesandaw Pagoda is a Buddhist pagoda located in Bagan, Myanmar. ... The Shwezigon Pagoda (Burmese: ) is a famous pagoda located in Nyaung U, a town near Bagan, in Myanmar. ... The Sulamani Temple is a Buddhist temple located in the village of Minnanthu (southwest of Bagan) in Myanmar. ... Tharabha Gate (also spelt Sarabha or Tharaba) is the primary gateway to Bagan (formerly Pagan), located to the east. ... Thatbyinnyu Temple is 61 metres (201 ft) tall, the tallest in Bagan Thatbyinnyu Temple is a famous temple located in Bagan (formerly Pagan), built in the mid-1100s during the reign of King Alaungsithu. ... This article is about the city in Myanmar. ...

Mingun Kuthodaw Pagoda (Burmese: , officially titled ) is a Theravada Buddhist stupa located in Mandalay, Myanmar (Burma) that contains the worlds largest book. ... The Mahamuni Buddha, also known as the Maha Myat Muni Buddha, is a major Buddhist pilgrimage site in Mandalay, Myanmar (formerly Burma). ... The Shwenandaw Monastery, which is literally Golden Palace Monastery is a historical monastery located near Mandalay Hill, Mandalay Division, Myanmar (formerly Burma). ... Nun on alms round, Mingun Paya, Myanmar Courtesy: http://www. ...

  • Hsinbyume Pagoda
  • Mingun Pagoda

Sagaing Sagaing (population estimate 300,000) is the chief city and capital of Sagaing Division in Myanmar. ...

  • Kaunghmudaw Pagoda

Rakhine State

  • Shite-thaung Temple
  • Htukkanthein Temple
  • Koe-thaung Temple
  • Andaw-thein Ordination Hall
  • Le-myet-hna Temple
  • Five Mahn Pagodas
    • Mingala-Mahn-Aung Pagoda
    • Ratna-Mahn-Aung Pagoda
    • Sakya-Mahn-Aung Pagoda
    • Lawka-Mahn-Aung Pagoda
    • Zina-Mahn-Aung Pagoda
  • Sanda Muni Temple
  • Bandoola Kyaung Monastery

Rakhine State (formerly Arakan) is a state of Myanmar. ... Shite-thaung (Burmese: ; MLCTS: ), also Shittaung (read Shittaung in Burmese) is a famous temple in Mrauk U. The name means Temple of 80,000 Images, and is also known as the Temple of Victory. The temple was built in 1535-6 by King Min Bin to commemorate his conquest of... Htukkanthein (Burmese: ; MLCTS: ), (pronounced Htoke-kan-thein in Arakanese) is one of the most famous temples in the ancient Arakanese city of Mrauk U. Its name means Cross-Beam Ordination Hall. Like most of Mrauk Us temple, it is designed as a dual purpose fortress-temple. Although it is...

Bago Division

Bago Bago Division is an administrative division of Myanmar, located in the southern portion of the country. ... The 54-m Shwethalyaung Buddha, constructed in 994 A.D. by King Migadepa Bago, formerly Pegu, is a city and the capital of Bago Division in Myanmar. ...

  • Shwethalyaung Buddha (Reclining Buddha)
  • Shwemawdaw Paya
  • Kyaikpun Paya
  • Maha Kalyani Sima
  • Mahazedi Paya
  • Shwegugale Paya

Pyay Shwethalyaung Buddha The Shwethalyaung Buddha is a reclining Buddha in the west side of Bago (Pegu), Myanmar (Burma). ... The Shwemawdaw Paya is a Pagoda in Bago, Burma, originally built around the tenth century, C.E. This Golden God Temple was destroyed several times due to earthquakes, including an earthquake in 1917 and one in 1930. ... Pyay (Burmese: ), formerly Prome, is a town (1983 population 83,000) and district of the Bago Division in Lower Myanmar, located some 161 km, or 7 hours north of Yangon by road, or an overnight boat trip south of Bagan. ...

  • Shwesandaw Pagoda, Pyay
  • Bawbawgyi Pagoda
  • Bawbawlay Pagoda

Shwesandaw Pagoda in Pyay. ...

Mon State

Mon States seal is a hintha (mythical duck), which is the symbol of the Mon people. ... Kyaiktiyo Pagoda at sunset. ...

Shan State

Shan State is a state located in Myanmar (Burma), which takes its name from the Shan people, the majority ethnic group in the Shan State. ... Exterior of the Hpaung Daw U Pagoda, which is reached by boat. ... In Pindaya caves The Pindaya Caves, located next to the town of Pindaya ,Shan State, Myanmar (formerly Burma) are a Buddhist pilgrimage site and a tourist attraction located on a limestone ridge in the Myelat region. ...

Nepal

Kathmandu District

  • Swayambhu
  • Boudhanath
  • Manjushree temple
  • Mahamanjushree temple
  • Mahabauddha
  • Janabahal
  • Tukanbahal
  • Sheeghal
  • Ombahal
  • Itumbahal
  • Kirtipunya Mahabihar
  • Lokeshwar, Chobhar

Swayambhu (also spelt Svayambhu) means self-manifested, and refers to Hindu murthis which are considered to be self-manifestations of the deity. ... Boudhanath is the Great Stupa in the Kathmandu Valley. ...

Lalitpur District

  • Ashok Stupa, Pulchowk
  • Ashok Stupa, Lagankhel
  • Bungmati
  • Shankerdev Samskarita Mayurvarna Mahavihara (Bhinche Baha)
  • Indradev Samskarita Jay Manohar Varma Mahavihara (Su Baha)
  • Baladhar Gupta SamskaritaBaladhar Gupta Mahavihara (Yachhu Bahal)
  • Divya diwakar SamskaritaShree Vaisyavarna Mahavihara (Guji Baha)
  • Shivadev Samskarita Rudravarna Mahavihara (Uku Bahal)
  • Balarcana Dev Samskarita Jyesthavarna Mahavihara (Tanga Bahal)
  • Mandeva Samskarita Chakravarna Mahavihara (Cuka Bahal)
  • Bhuvanakar Samskarita Dharmakirti Mahavihara (Ta Baha)
  • Laxmi Kalyan Varma SamskaritaRatnakar Mahavihara (Ha Bahal)
  • Bidhyadharsarma Samskarita Yashodharvarma Mahabihara (Bu Bahal)
  • Sri Vaccha Mahavihara (Si Baha)
  • Rudradev Gargagotra Varma Samskarita Dattanama Mahavihara (Dau Baha)
  • Bhaskerdev Samskarita Hiranyabarna Mahavihara (Kwa Bahal)
  • Guna Laxmi Varma Samskarita Guna Laxmi Mahavihara (Dhum Baha)
  • Surya Varma Samskarita Vajrakirti Mahavihara (Wam Baha)
  • Rudradev Nangapala Samskarita Jyotivarna Mahavihara (Jyo Baha)

Surkhet District

  • Kankre Bihar

Rasuwa District

Muktinath, a sacred place both for Hindus as well as the Buddhists, is located at an altitude of 3,710 meters, at the foot of the Thorung La mountain pass (part of the Himalayas) , Mustang district, Kingdom of Nepal. ...

Kapilbastu District

Lumbini(27° 28 60N, 83° 16 60E) (Sanskrit: , the lovely) is a Buddhist pilgrimage site located in Rupandehi District, Lumbini Zone of Nepal. ...

New Zealand

  • Fo Guang Shan Temple, Auckland, North Island

Philippines

Cebu

  • Vihara Phu Sian See
  • Chu Un Temple (慈恩寺)

Davao

  • Lon Wa Buddhist Temple

Iloilo

  • Iloilo Fo Guang Yuen (怡朗佛光緣)

Manila

  • Temple of Ten Thousand Buddhas
  • I.B.P.S. Manila, Philippines (Fo Guang Shan Manila) (菲律賓馬尼拉佛光山)
  • Ongpin Fo Guang Yuen (王彬佛光緣)

The logo for IBPS Manila The main headquarters building The International Buddhist Progress Society of Manila, Philippines (also known as Fo Guang Shan Manila) (Chinese: 菲律賓馬尼拉佛光山) is the main branch way-place of the Taiwan affiliated Fo Guang Shan Buddhist Order in the Philippines. ...

Negros Occidental

  • Yuan Thong Temple (圓通寺), Bacolod City

Palawan

  • Vihara Van Phat

Singapore

Singapore

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Sri Lanka

Anuradhapura

Sri Maha bodhiya, Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka. ... Anuradhapura, ( in Sinhala), is one of the ancient capitals of Sri Lanka, world famous for its well preserved ruins of the Great Sri Lankan Civilization. ... Anuradhapura, ( in Sinhala), is one of the ancient capitals of Sri Lanka, world famous for its well preserved ruins of the Great Sri Lankan Civilization. ... Lovamahapaya is situated between Ruvanveliseya and Sri Mahabodiya in the Ancient city of Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka. ... Anuradhapura, ( in Sinhala), is one of the ancient capitals of Sri Lanka, world famous for its well preserved ruins of the Great Sri Lankan Civilization. ... Anuradhapura, ( in Sinhala), is one of the ancient capitals of Sri Lanka, world famous for its well preserved ruins of the Great Sri Lankan Civilization. ... Anuradhapura, ( in Sinhala), is one of the ancient capitals of Sri Lanka, world famous for its well preserved ruins of the Great Sri Lankan Civilization. ... Ruwanwelisaya, in the sacred city of Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka. ... Anuradhapura, ( in Sinhala), is one of the ancient capitals of Sri Lanka, world famous for its well preserved ruins of the Great Sri Lankan Civilization. ... The Mirisaveti stupa is situated in the ancient city of Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka. ... Anuradhapura, ( in Sinhala), is one of the ancient capitals of Sri Lanka, world famous for its well preserved ruins of the Great Sri Lankan Civilization. ... Please wikify (format) this article or section as suggested in the Guide to layout and the Manual of Style. ... Anuradhapura, ( in Sinhala), is one of the ancient capitals of Sri Lanka, world famous for its well preserved ruins of the Great Sri Lankan Civilization. ... Thera Mahinda himself introduced Theravada Buddhism and also chetiya worship to Sri Lanka. ... Anuradhapura, ( in Sinhala), is one of the ancient capitals of Sri Lanka, world famous for its well preserved ruins of the Great Sri Lankan Civilization. ... Lankarama is a stupa built by King Valagamba, in an ancient place at Galhebakada in the ancient kingdom of Anuradhapura, Sri lanka. ... Anuradhapura, ( in Sinhala), is one of the ancient capitals of Sri Lanka, world famous for its well preserved ruins of the Great Sri Lankan Civilization. ... The Jetavanaramaya is a stupa, located in the ancient sacred city of Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka. ... Anuradhapura, ( in Sinhala), is one of the ancient capitals of Sri Lanka, world famous for its well preserved ruins of the Great Sri Lankan Civilization. ... Please wikify (format) this article or section as suggested in the Guide to layout and the Manual of Style. ... Anuradhapura, ( in Sinhala), is one of the ancient capitals of Sri Lanka, world famous for its well preserved ruins of the Great Sri Lankan Civilization. ... Kuttam Pokuna // History One of the best specimen of Bathing Tanks or Pools in ancient Sri Lanka is the pair of pools known as Kuttam Pokuna (Twin Ponds/Pools). ... Anuradhapura, ( in Sinhala), is one of the ancient capitals of Sri Lanka, world famous for its well preserved ruins of the Great Sri Lankan Civilization. ... Samadhi statue is a statue situated at Mahamevuna Park in Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka. ... Anuradhapura, ( in Sinhala), is one of the ancient capitals of Sri Lanka, world famous for its well preserved ruins of the Great Sri Lankan Civilization. ... Anuradhapura, ( in Sinhala), is one of the ancient capitals of Sri Lanka, world famous for its well preserved ruins of the Great Sri Lankan Civilization. ...

Dambulla

Seated Buddha statue at Dambulla cave temple Dambulla Cave Temple (also known as the Golden Temple of Dambulla) is a world heritage site (1991) in Sri Lanka, situated in the central part of the country. ... The city of Dambulla is situated in the Central Province of Sri Lanka, the city is situated 148 km east of Colombo and 72 km north of Kandy. ...

Kandy

Outside view of the Temple The Sri Dalada Maligawa or The Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic is a temple in the city of Kandy in Sri Lanka. ... , For other uses, see Kandy (disambiguation). ...

Kelaniya

Rajamaha Viharaya, Kelaniya Kelaniya is a small town very close to Colombo, the capital of Sri Lanka. ...


Madampe

  • Senanayake Aramaya,Madampe

The Sacred Hair Relics of Buddha reside at the Senanayake Aramaya, which is situated on the Main Chilaw Road, at Madampe, Sri Lanka. ...

Panadura

  • Rankoth Viharaya,Panadura

Panadura is a city on the western coast of Sri Lanka, south of Colombo. ...

Taiwan

The Fo Guang Shan emblem, used by all FGS affilated branch temples and organizations. ... Chung Tai Shan Monastery (中台山, Zhōng Tái Shān) is a Taiwan-based Buddhist monastic order founded by the Venerable Master Wei Chueh in 1987. ...

Thailand

// Wat Mahathat Wat Chaiwatthanaram Wat Lokayasutharam Wat Mahathat Wat Maheyong Wat Na Phra Men Wat Niwetthammaprawat Wat Phra Sri Sanphet Wat Phra Ram Wat Phananchoeng Wat Phutthaisawan Wat Ratchaburana Wat Suwandararam Wat Yai Chai Mongkhon Chedi Phra Sri Suriyotai Vihara Phra Mongkhon Bophit Wat Benchamabophit Wat Anongkaram Wat Arun Wat...

Bangkok

The Ordination Hall (Ubosot) Wat Benchamabophit Dusitvanaram (Thai วัดเบญจมบพิตรดุสิตวนารามราชวรวิหาร) is a buddhist temple in the Dusit district of Bangkok, Thailand. ... Wat Suthat and the Giant Swing Wat Suthat Thepwararam (Thai: ) is a royal temple of the first grade, one of six such temples in Thailand. ... The Giant Swing in front of Wat Suthat The Giant Swing (Thai: เสาชิงช้า, Sao Ching Cha) is a building in Bangkok, Thailand, Phra Nakhon district, located in front of the temple Wat Suthat. ... Wat Ratchanaddaram (Thai: วัดราชนัดดาราม) is a buddhist temple located at the intersection between Ratchadamnoen Klang and Mahachak Road, in Phra Nakhon district, Bangkok. ... Western side of Wat Phra Kaew, viewed from within the grounds of the Grand Palace The Wat Phra Kaew (English Temple of the Emerald Buddha, Thai: ; full official name Wat Phra Sri Rattana Satsadaram, Thai: ) is regarded as the most sacred Buddhist temple in Thailand. ... The head of the Reclining Buddha The Reclining Buddhas mother-of-pearl feet School for monks, Tukgawee, Wat Pho, Bangkok Wat Pho, Bangkok Wat Pho (Thai: ), also known as Wat Phra Chetuphon วัดพระเชตุพน) or The Temple of the Reclining Buddha, is a Buddhist temple in Phra Nakhon district, Bangkok, Thailand... Wat Arun at Chao Phraya River Wat Arun (Thai: , Temple of the Dawn) is a buddhist temple (wat) in Bangkok, Thailand. ...

Chiang Mai

Chedi Luang in 2004 Wat Chedi Luang (Thai: , lit. ... The main hall (bot) of the temple Wat Chedi Liem (originally Wat Kuu Kham) is one of the wats in the ancient Thai city of Wiang Kum Kam, now part of present day Chiang Mai. ... Chedi at Doi Suthep Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep (Thai: ดอยสเทพ ) is a Buddhist temple in Chiang Mai province, Thailand. ...

Chiang Rai

Doi Chom Thong from Thanon Winitchaiyakon, Chiang Rai Wat Phra That Doi Chom Thong (Thai วัดพระธาตุดอยจอมทอง) is located in Nakorn Chiang Rai, Amphoe Mueang Jangwat Chiang Rai, Thailand. ... Western side of Wat Phra Kaew, viewed from within the grounds of the Grand Palace The Wat Phra Kaew (English Temple of the Emerald Buddha, Thai: ; full official name Wat Phra Sri Rattana Satsadaram, Thai: ) is regarded as the most sacred Buddhist temple in Thailand. ... The Ubosoth at Wat Pra Singh, Chiang Rai Wat Pra Singh (วัดพระสิงห์) is located on Thanon Singkhlai (ถนนสิงหไคล) Tambon Wiang (ตำบลเวียง) Amphoe Mueang (อำเภอเมือง) Chiang Rai Province (จังหวัดเชียงราย). Wat Pra Singh was built by Pra Chao Maha Proma (P.E. 1345 – 1400), circa 1385 (B.E. 1928) // The Phra Singh image The Buddha images within...

Kanchanaburi

Monk walking tiger on a leash Tiger Temple, or Wat Pha Luang Ta Bua, is a Buddhist temple in Western Thailand which keeps numerous animals, among them several tame tigers that walk around freely once a day and can be petted by tourists. ...

Pathum Thani

The Memorial Hall of Phramonkolthepmuni Wat Phra Dhammakaya is a Buddhist temple (wat) in Khlong Luang District, Pathum Thani Province north of Bangkok, Thailand. ...

Saraburi

Wat Tham Krabok (วัดถ้ำกระบอก, literally Temple of the Bamboo Cave) is a Buddhist temple (wat) in Thailand, located in the Phra Phutthabat district of Saraburi Province. ...

Phitsanulok

  • Wat Phra Sri Rattana Mahatat Woramahawihan
  • Wat Chulamani
  • Wat Nang Phaya
  • Wat Ratchaburana
  • Wat Chedi Yot Thong
  • Wat Sam Ruen
  • Wat Grong Greng Rin
  • Wat Laemphrathat
  • Wat Bunglam
  • Wat See Bun Mayiga Ram

Wat Phra Sri Rattana Mahatat Woramahawihan Wat Phra Sri Rattana Mahatat Woramahawihan (Thai: วัดพระศรีรัตนมหาธาตุ, also commonly referred to as Wat Yai) is a Buddhist temple (Wat) in Phitsanulok, Thailand, where it is located on the bank of the Nan River near the Naresuan Bridge. ... Wat Nang Phaya is a monestary in Phitsanulok, Thailand. ... We dont have an article called Wat Ratchaburana Start this article Search for Wat Ratchaburana in. ... Ban Sam Ruen (Thai: บ้านสามเรือน) is a village in the Nakhon Pa Mak subdistrict of Amphoe Bang Krathum District of Phitsanulok Province, Thailand. ... Ban Grong Greng (Thai: ) is a rural village in the northwest portion of the Nakhon Pa Mak subdistrict of Bang Krathum District of Phitsanulok Province, Thailand. ... Ban Laemphrathat (Thai: บ้านแหลมพระธาตุ) is a village (muban) in the Nakhon Pa Mak subdistrict of Amphoe Bang Krathum District of Phitsanulok Province, Thailand. ...

Tibet

Bön

Gelug The Menri Monastery is a Buddhist monastery in Tibet. ...

Kagyu Drepung monastery Drepung Monastery (Tibetan: འབྲས་སྤུངས་; Wylie: Bras-spungs; ZWPY: Zhaibung) is one of the great three Gelukpa university monasteries of Tibet. ... The Jokhang Temple, home of the most venerated statue in Tibet a golden roof cylinder The Jokhang, also called the Jokhang Temple or the Jokhang Monastery, is a famous Buddhist temple in Lhasa, Tibet. ... Ganden monastery Ganden Monastery is one of the great three Gelukpa university monasteries of Tibet, located on Wangbur Mountain, Tagtse County, 47 kilometers from Lhasa. ... Sera Monastery is one of the great three Gelukpa university monasteries of Tibet. ... Tashilhunpo Monastery The Thanka Wall overlooking the monastery Tashilhunpo Monastery (Tibetan: བཀྲ་ཤིས་ལྷུན་པོ་), built in 1447, is a historic and culturally important monastery in Shigatse, Tibet. ...

Nyingma Palpung Monastery is a Buddhist temple in Tibet and is the seat of the Tai Situpa and Jamgon Kongtrul Palpung is characterized by a number of rock paintings of Buddha and shrines Categories: | ... Surmang Monastery is actually a complex of nine monasteries founded about 600 years ago in Kham, eastern Tibet. ... Tsurphu (mTshur phu)is the seat of the Karmapas in the Tolung area of Central Tibet in the Dowo Lung valley,70 km from Lhasa. ...

Sakya Dorje Drak (English: Indestructible Rock) monastery was one of the primary Nyingma monasteries in Tibet. ... This article refers to the primordial state as considered in Tibetan Buddhism and Bon. ... This article needs to be wikified. ... Palyul is one of the six mother monasteries of the Nyingma tradition of Tibetan Buddhism. ... A view of Samye from above Wikimedia Commons has multimedia related to: Samye Categories: Buddhism-related stubs | Tibet | Buddhist temples ... Shechen Monastery, Kham Tibet Shechen Monastery in eastern Tibet was the heart of a network of nearly a hundred and sixty monasteries. ...

Sakya Monastery is an important old Buddhist monastery of the Sakya school 128 kilometres west of Shigatse in the Tibet Autonomous Region of China. ...

Europe

France

Arrival area for Upper Hamlet, Plum Vilage. ...

Russia

Datsan (Russian: ) is the term used for Buddhist university monasteries in the Tibetan tradition of Gelukpa located throughout Russia, but concentrated in Eastern Siberia. ...

England

The Fo Guang Shan emblem, used by all FGS affilated branch temples and organizations. ... Wat Buddhapadipa (Thai: วัดพุทธปทีป) is a Thai Buddhist temple in Wimbledon, London, United Kingdom. ... The Kadampa Buddhist Temple in Ulverston, England at Manjushri Kadampa Meditation Centre Located in Ulverston, England and consecrated in July 1997, the temple is the main meditation hall at Manjushri Kadampa Meditation Centre, and the location of annual Spring and Summer Festivals attended by Kadampa Buddhists from all over the... Located in Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, England, Amaravati Buddhist Monastery is a monastery in the Theravada tradition of Buddhism and a centre of teaching and practice. ... On 8 February 2004 saw the establishment of Wat Charoenbhavana, Manchester - also known to westerners as the North-West Centre for Buddhist Meditation. ... Nipponzan Myōhōji (日本山妙法寺), founded in 1947, is a neo-religious movement that emerged from the Nichiren sect of Japanese Buddhism. ... A Peace Pagoda is a Buddhist stupa designed to provide a focus for people of all races and creeds to help unite them in their search for world peace. ... Willen is a district of Milton Keynes, England and is also one of the ancient villages of Buckinghamshire to have been included in the designated area of the New City in the 1960s. ... , Milton Keynes ( ; IPA ) is a large town in South East England, about 45 miles (75 km) north-west of London. ... Padmaloka Buddhist Retreat Centre (UK), Lesingham House, Surlingham, Norfolk, is a Buddhist Retreat Centre for men. ... Throssel Hole Buddhist Abbey is a Buddhist monastery and retreat centre located in Northumberland, in northern England. ...

Scotland

Kagyu Samyé Ling Monastery and Tibetan Centre is a Tibetan Buddhist complex associated with the Kagyu school located at Eskdalemuir near Langholm, Scotland. ...

Slovenia

  • Buddhist Congregation Dharmaling

The Buddhist Congregation Dharmaling is a Buddhist organization, which main office is registered to the Office for religious communities of the Government of Slovenia. ...

Sweden

  • Buddharama Temple Åsele

Buddharama Temple Ã…sele is a Buddhist temple currently under construction in the county of Ã…sele in the northern region of Lappland in Sweden. ...

United States

Arizona

Kunzang Palyul Choling (KPC) is a center for Buddhist study and practice in the Nyingma tradition (Palyul lineage). ...

California

The mountain gate to the City of Ten Thousand Buddhas. ... Deer Park Monastery is a 400 acre Buddhist sanctuary in Escondido, California. ... The Hazy Moon Zen Center is a Soto Zen Temple in Los Angeles, California. ... The Path To Buddhahood, linking both the Bodhisattva hall and the Main Shrine. ... Pao Fa Temple (寶法寺, pinyin: bÇ’a fÇŽ sì) is one of the large Buddhist monasteries and Buddhist temples in the United States. ... The San Bruno police station next to the BART station at the Shops at Tanforan. ... San Francisco Zen Center (SFZC) is the largest Soto Zen temple and practice place in the United States and possibly anywhere outside of Japan. ... San Francisco Zen Center (SFZC) is the largest Soto Zen temple and practice place in the United States and possibly anywhere outside of Japan. ... Green Gulch Farm Zen Center, (Green Dragon Temple, or Soryu-ji), is located in Sausalito, CA situated in a valley right on the Pacific Ocean. ... The Tassajara Zen Mountain Center, the first Japanese Buddhist Sōtō Zen monastery in the United States, was established by Shunryu Suzuki in 1966 in the Ventana Wilderness area of the Los Padres National Forest southeast of Carmel-by-the-Sea, California. ... Shasta Abbey is a Zen Buddhist Monastery, established in 1970 and located in Mt. ... Sonoma Mountain Zen Center is a Soto Zen Buddhist sangha near Santa Rosa, CA established in 1973 by current abbot Jakusho Kwong-roshi. ... Location of Vista within San Diego County, California. ... Wat Mongkolratanaram (Thai:วัดมงคลรัตนาราม) is a small Thai Buddhist temple located in Berkeley, California. ... Flag Seal Nickname: City of Angels Location Location within Los Angeles County in the state of California Coordinates , Government State County California Los Angeles County Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,290. ... Union City is the name of several places in the United States of America: Union City, California Union City, Georgia Union City, New Jersey Union City, Ohio and Union City, Indiana, which are separated only by the state line Union City, Pennsylvania Union City, Tennessee Union City, Oklahoma A fictional... Yokoji Zen Mountain Center is a year-round Zen Buddhist training and retreat center located in the San Jacinto Mountains of Southern California. ... Idyllwild-Pine Cove is a census-designated place located in Riverside County, California. ... The Berkeley Zen Center[1] (a. ...

Florida

Tubten Kunga Center, a member of the FPMT, is a non-profit organization, devoted to the transmission of the Mahayana Buddhist tradition and values through teaching, meditation, and community service. ... Wat Florida Dhammaram (Thai:วัดฟลอริดาธรรมมาราม) is a Buddhist monastery in Kissimmee, Florida, established by Lung-po Chaokhun Phra Tepvaraporn (Im Arindhamo) in the mid-1990s. ... Kenneth City is a town located in Pinellas County, Florida. ... The Guang Ming temple (Chinese: 光明寺, Wade Giles romanization: Kuan Ming, loose English translation: Bright Light) in Orlando is the largest Buddhist temple in Central Florida. ... Nickname: Location in Orange County and the state of Florida Coordinates: , Country State County Government  - Mayor Buddy Dyer (D) Area  - City 261. ... Homestead is a city located in Miami-Dade County, Florida. ...

Hawaii

  • Byodo-In Temple

This article or section should be merged with Byodoin Byodo-In Temple in Hawaii is a replica of the historic Byodoin Temple of Uji in Kyoto prefecture of Japan, established in 1052. ...

Illinois

  • Daiyuzenji, Rinzai Zen Temple, Chicago
  • The Korinji Foundation, Chicago
  • Ratanaram Buddhist Temple, Rockford

International Buddhism Friendship Association; Chinese Chan Buddhist Temple in Chinatown, Chicago, IL For other uses, see Chicago (disambiguation). ...


Indiana

Vihara Mon Buddhist, Fort Wayne


Kentucky

Furnace Mountain is a Zen Buddhist retreat center in Stanton, KY modeled after a traditional Korean Buddhist Temple located on 650 acres of woods in part of The Daniel Boone National Forest in The Red River Gorge area. ... Stanton is a city located in Powell County, Kentucky. ...

Louisiana

The New Orleans Zen Temple is a dojo from the Soto Zen tradition in New Orleans, Louisiana. ...

Maryland

Kunzang Palyul Choling (KPC) is a center for Buddhist study and practice in the Nyingma tradition (Palyul lineage). ...

New York

Chuang Yen Monastery in New York
Chuang Yen Monastery in New York

Image File history File links Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (1200 × 900 pixel, file size: 212 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) A pic of the Chuang Yen Monastery. ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (1200 × 900 pixel, file size: 212 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) A pic of the Chuang Yen Monastery. ... Karma Triyana Dharmachakra is a Tibetan Buddhist monastery in Woodstock, NY, USA, which serves as the North American seat of His Holiness the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa, head of the Karma Kagyu lineage. ... Namgyal Monastery (rNam Gyal in Tibetan, named for a long-life deity) is any of several Tibetan Buddhist institutions associated with the Dalai Lama(s). ... The Rochester Zen Center is a Soto and Rinzai Zen Buddhist sangha located in Rochester, NY in the Sanbo Kyodan lineage established in 1966 by Philip Kapleau. ... The Zen Mountain Monastery is a Zen Buddhist monastery and training center on a 250 acre forested property in the Catskill Mountains in Mount Tremper, New York. ...

North Carolina

  • Wat Carolina Buddhajakra Vanaram
  • North Carolina Buddhist Vihara

Ohio

  • Ohio Buddhist Vihara, Cincinnati, OH

Oregon

  • Great Vow Zen Monastery

Pennsylvania

Chua Bo De is a Buddhist Temple located just outside the New Orleans area. ... For other uses, see Philadelphia (disambiguation) and Philly. ... Pittsburgh redirects here. ...

Rhode Island

The Providence Zen Center was founded by the Korean Zen master Seung Sahn. ...

South Carolina

  • Ganden Mahayana Buddhist Center

Tennessee

  • Nashville Mindfulness Center
  • The Bodhi Center
  • Quan Am Monastery
  • The Buddhist Temple

The Nashville Mindfulness Center] (NMC) is a Buddhist meditation center located in Nashville, Tennessee. ...

Texas

Chua Buu Mon is a Buddhist Temple located on Procter Street in Port Arthur, Texas. ... Port Arthur is a city in Jefferson County within the Beaumont-Port Arthur metropolitan area and is situated in southeast Texas. ...

Utah

Kanzeon Zen Center International is located in Salt Lake City, Utah. ... For ships of the United States Navy of the same name, see USS Salt Lake City. ... For ships of the United States Navy of the same name, see USS Salt Lake City. ...

Virginia

Catlett is a small town in Fauquier County, Virginia. ...

Washington

Dai Bai Zan Cho Bo Zen Ji is a Zen temple in the Rinzai Dharma line, located on Capitol Hill in Seattle, Washington. ... Seattle redirects here. ... Seattle redirects here. ...

Wisconsin

Waukesha is a city in and the county seat of Waukesha CountyGR6, Wisconsin, United States. ... The Deer Park Buddhist Center and Monastery in Oregon, Wisconsin is headed by Geshe Lhundub Sopa [1], the first Tibetan tenured professor in an American University who went on to teach Buddhist philosophy, language and culture at the University of Wisconsin-Madison [2] for 30 years. ... Oregon is a village in Dane County, Wisconsin, United States. ...

See also

The word temple has different meanings in the fields of architecture, religion, geography, anatomy, and education. ... A Hindu temple is called Mandir or Kovil or Devasthanam or Dega (Nepal Bhasa). ... This is a list of famous or notable buildings with articles about them. ... Model of the Maitreya Temple. ...

References

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