Tag Archives: Buddhism in China
Exploring the Ancient Capital of Luoyang Posted by sasha on Sep 7, 2016
Everyone knows that Beijing is the current capital of China, but that hasn’t always been the case. Many different locations have served as the capital of the Middle Kingdom through the centuries. In addition to Beijing, three other cities make up the Four Ancient Capitals of China (中国四大古都 – zhōng guó sì dà gǔ dū)…
Dai New Year in Yunnan (Part Two) Posted by sasha on Apr 18, 2016
For Day 2 of 3 in the Dai New Year celebrations in southern Yunnan, most people head to the local temple to perform the ritual of washing the Buddha. Spend the rest of the afternoon strolling around the park, and then take in a cultural performance in the evening.
A Big Buddha and More on Lantau Island Posted by sasha on Oct 15, 2014
Cruise over to Lantau Island for an awesome Hong Kong day trip. Take the cable car for stunning views, climb to the top of the Big Buddha, wander through the wisdom path, and pay a visit to the Po Lin Monastery. 大屿山 – dà yǔ shān Lantau Island 你需要排队一个小时左右 nǐ xū yào pái duì yī…