Otro: Thousand-Buddha Mountain (Mt. Qianfo)
Récord: 20 m
Localización: Lying 2.5 kilometers (1.55 miles) to the south of Jinan, Shandong Province
Descripción:Thousand-Buddha Mountain (Qianfo Shan)
Lying 2.5 kilometers (1.55 miles) to the south of Jinan, Shandong Province, the Thousand-Buddha Mountain (Qianfo Shan) is one of the key points of interest in the city of Jinan. It is about 258 meters high (846 feet) ranging from east to west. It has been constructed into a park in1959 which occupies an area of about 166 hectare (140 acres).
The mountain was called Mt. Li in ancient times. However, in the early days of Sui Dynasty (581-618) a great many statues of Buddha were chiseled on the rocks of the mountain and the Thousand-Buddha Temple was built and soon became famous, so the name of the temple was to become that of the mountain. There are many scenic spots and historical relics distributed in the mountain. You can enjoy the beautiful sceneries all along the way wandering up either by foot or by bus.
The Thousand-Buddha Temple was renamed as Xingguo Temple after reparation during Tang Dynasty (618-907). It is located at half way of the mountain, leaning against the cliff on the south and overlooking the Jinan City on the north. There are the Daxiong Baodian, Kwan-yin Hall, the Laughing Buddha Hall and Duihua Kiosk distributed in the temple. Four seal characters carved on the cliff southwest of the temple is a celebrated stone inscription in the city of Jinan. The Lishan Courtyard, to the east of the temple, where you can see Confucianism, Daoism and Buddhism harmonize with each other in one courtyard. The Shun Temple, the Luban Temple, the Wenchang Pavilion and the Yilan Kiosk are to be found in it.
More than 130 statures of Buddha carved in the Sui Dynasty are bearded on the south side of the mountain. And the cliff holds four caves abreast from west to east, namely Longquan Cave, Jile Cave, Qianlou Cave and lvzu Cave.
The Wanfo Cave (about 500 meters (1,640feet) long) was constructed in the north side of the mountain which draws elite of the four famous grottoes in China (The Mogao Caves, The Longmen Grottoes, The Yungang Caves and The Maiji Caves. About 23,000 pieces of statues in designs of Buddha, Bodhisattva, Disciples and Guardian Kings, etc. fully reveal the superb workmanship of sculpture in the Northern Wei Dynasty (386-534), the Tang Dynasty and the Song Dynasty (960-1279).
Besides, the famous Shandong Revolutionary Martyrs Cemetery for Revolution of 1911 is situated in the east side of the mountain. Built in 1934, the cemetery was put under the provincial protection in1979.
The Park of Thousand-Buddha Mountain was listed as one of the Seven Beauty Spots of Shandong Province in1995. Great efforts have been made to add many scenic spots such as water pull, gardens and ropeways, etc. in recent years.
Mount Qian For Shan, the Mountain Thousand Buddha!!
HISTORY AND LOCATION
Mount Qian Shan Fo or commonly called the Thousand-BuddhaMountain is about 2.5 kilometers (1.55 miles) south of Jinan, Shandong Province. Thousand-Buddha Mountain is one of theplaces of interest in the city of Jinan. The extent of approximately258 meters (846 feet) from east to west. This place has enabled agarden tour since 1959, which occupies an area of about 166hectares of mountain land. Thousand-Buddha Mountain is calledMount Li in the days of ancient dynasty. However, at the beginning of the Sui Dynasty (581-618) a lot of Buddha statues carved on a stone mountain, so the mountain has become famous, then the name of this mountain changed its name to the Thousand-BuddhaMountain. There are many beautiful places legacy of historycontained in these mountains. We can enjoy the beautiful sceneryalong the way, either by foot or by bus.
Goa Wanfo length is about 500 meters, was built on the north sideof the mountain and into a place of interest from four well-knowncaves in China (Mogao Cave, Longmen Grottoes and Goa GoaMaiji). according to the myth that the story told by a sculptor there are 23,000 statues of Buddha, Bodhisattva, disciple of Buddha and the Guardian Kings, when the Wei Dynasty (386M-534M), the TangDynasty and Song Dynasty (960M-1279M).
Thousand-Buddha Mountain was recorded as one of the sevenmost beautiful places in the province of Shandong since 1995.Great efforts have been made to add a lot of beautiful placesaround the mountain. such as swimming baths, parks, gardens etcin recent years.
Thousand-Buddha Mountain (Mt. Qianfo), which enjoys the reputation as "the No, 1 mountain in Jinan", is a famous religious attraction that welcomes numerous numbers of tourists at home and abroad. Located about two and a half kilometers southeast of Jinan city, Shandong Province of China, with a height of 281 meters, Thousand-Buddha Mountain (Mt. Qianfo) is original called Mt. Lishan in the ancient times.
The thousands of Buddha statues were caved in Sui Dynasty. During that time, dig the cave in accordance with the mountain, carve many statues of Buddha, build "a thousand Buddhists temple", have the title of a Thousand-Buddha Mountain gradually. In the period of Zhengguan for Tang, renovated again, "a thousand Buddhists temple" are changed into "the Buddhist temple made the country prosperous".
Thousand-Buddha Mountain, overgrown with grass and flowers as well as age-old pine and cypress, at a distance is like a giant wearing a huge green carpet dotted with pavilions, towers and terraces. Although it is not of impressive height (only 280 meters), nor does it boast weird peaks or strange valleys, the convenient location and picturesque scenery of this spot, as well as the tranquil beauty of the ancient monastery nestled in its bosom, draw tourists by the thousands each year.
Now the mountain is a park rich in natural beauty and several historical monuments, shrines and temples, ageless traditions and legends, which all make it a living museum that any visitor would cherish its vivid memory in his/her heart forever.
Inserción: 2016-02-02 14:03:00
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