Longquan Temple tourist area has Qijia cultural relics, Gongliu cultural relics, liyuanliang palace and other historical and cultural relics.
Longquan Temple tourist area
Shiyan Longquan Temple tourist area is located in longquanwa, huaguofang mountain, Shiyan City, Hubei Province. The tourist area covers an area of more than 600 mu, with an average altitude of more than 300 meters. The mountain is high and the forest is luxuriant, the clouds are misty, the spring is flowing, the trees are verdant, the flowers and plants are fragrant, the melons and fruits are full of garden, the scenery is pleasant, and the climate is warm in winter and cool in summer. It is the closest to the urban area and a comprehensive tourist area integrating religious culture, leisure and health preservation, outward bound training and business conference.
Longquan Temple in the tourist area is a famous Buddhist temple in Shiyan City. It was built in the middle of Ming Dynasty and rebuilt in 2006. It is the largest Buddhist temple in Shiyan area and the seat of Shiyan Buddhist Association. Longquan Temple is full of incense all the year round, and it is effective to pray for blessings. All the faithful men and women who are hundreds of miles away come here to worship and participate in the activities of ritual, chanting scriptures, praying for blessings and vowing.
Longquan Temple tourist area is located in longquanwa, huaguofang mountain, Shiyan City, Hubei Province, 9 kilometers west of Shiyan City. Longquan Valley, 68 Fangshan Road, Huaguo.
Overview of scenic spots
The forest coverage rate of the tourist area reaches 90%, and various fruit trees such as peach trees, grapes, plums and walnuts are rich, flowers and trees are luxuriant in four seasons, and there are many birds; exotic stones, root carvings and bonsai can be seen everywhere, and garden landscape, literati stone carvings, large-scale sculptures and elegant sketches reflect the atmosphere of Chinese dragon culture everywhere; therefore, Longquan Temple tourist area has become another important cultural landscape of Shiyan City. Longquan Temple, an ancient Buddhist temple, is located in the area. On one side of the temple, it is named after the Longjing with a history of hundreds of years. There are some Buddhist buildings, such as Tianwang hall, Daxiong hall, Longwang hall, Sansheng hall, sutra Pavilion, guest hall, Dharma hall, wing room, Zhaitang, etc.
According to historical records: since the Ming Dynasty, Longjing in longquanwa has been the place where local people pray for rain and blessing. It has become the most lively and influential place for praying for rain in this area. As long as there is drought, villagers from four villages and eight neighbors will come to longquanwa to pray for rain. The scene is very spectacular. So far, the mountain spring in Longjing is still full of water in four seasons, clear and sweet, which is called "holy spring" by the local people. It is said that Longquan Temple was built in the third year of the reign of emperor qiangshun to pray for the people's blessings and eliminate disasters. It was destroyed in the war. This place is surrounded by green mountains, green springs, green pines and green cages, green cypresses and dense shade, and the environment is quiet and elegant. And the mountain spring, especially called a unique, flood year full but not overflow, drought year surplus but not dry, for hundreds of years not dry, pure and sweet water quality. Drinking all the year round, eliminating diseases and promoting fluid, prolonging life. They set up a temple here to offer sacrifices to the Buddha and the Dragon King. Every year of drought, people come here to pray for rain, in order to have a good weather, so the incense continues.
With the approval of the government, believers Zhao Gang, Zeng Fukai, Mao Weidong and Wang Xiangzheng proposed to rebuild Longquan Temple. In March 2000, master Guosheng (qiguang) was appointed as the abbot of Longquan Temple. He helped to make Buddhism and spread the religious tradition, and began to prepare for the construction of Longquan Temple. On the day of the foundation of the main hall, the snow stopped suddenly, and the rays of the sun came out through the clouds. When the heavenly king hall was on the beam, more than 100 magpies circled and cheered. All the visitors were called Shengyan. The main hall is dedicated to Sakyamuni Buddha, JIAYE, Ananda, overlooking thousands of square mountains, green mountains, deep forests, and fragrant flowers. In spring, the mountains are covered with flowers and the forests are dyed; in summer, the sun is covered with shade; insects and birds are singing harmoniously; in golden autumn, the clouds are high and the red leaves are brocade; in winter, the snow covers the green and the trees are silvery, which adds vitality to the ancient temple. In April of A.D. two thousand and seven, Longquan Temple was approved as a legal place for Buddhist activities by the Provincial Committee of the people's religion. On May 2 of the same year, the temple was completed and the Buddha statue was opened. The newly-built Longquan Taoist center is not only an ideal place for monks and nuns to clear up the customs and promote Buddhism, but also a window for Shiyan's opening up and cultural exchange. Pilgrims like clouds, visitors like weaving, Buddhism holy land, is a new style to welcome the flourishing age.
The horse on the black stone leaps on the ground, showing a kind of unyielding, brave and enterprising, loyal and faithful quality and spirit. The horse's head has a clear outline, protruding above the neck, exaggerating the horse's mouth and neat and towering mane, just like a horse's neighing and looking back, which can be described as "galloping thousands of miles with head high and mane high, you don't need to raise your whip to fight. This natural "Horse Stone". It is a symbol of the spirit of dragon and horse.
Dragon spits Pearl
Jinlong is 7 meters high and 15 meters long. The dragon's body is 1 meter in diameter, the dragon's head is 2 meters long and 1.5 meters wide. The whole dragon is vivid with the mountains, like the Dragon King of the East China Sea flying down from the Dragon King temple. Next to the golden dragon is the walking path, which leads to the Dragon King Hall. The dragon is the embodiment of spiritual strength, the symbol of the whole national spirit, and the symbol of the whole Chinese nation.
It is said that when people came here to make a wish when they were in trouble, the red belt was tied to the branch of the ancient tree. As long as they closed their eyes silently under the tree and prayed sincerely, their wishes would come true.
Fumen, with typical Ming and Qing style, symbolizes the gate of happiness. The two sides of fumen are dedicated to the God of literature and wealth. Passing through fumen, it means happiness and peace throughout the year. "Five blessings in front of the door" refers to "family happiness, splendor, success, wisdom, safety in and out".
Fontana di Trevi
It is also called happiness spring. Wishing pool is our hope and dream! If you have a coin in your hand, you can try to throw it into the Guanyin tray. It's said that if you use the same action to toss the coin three times, the person who throws it will have good luck all year round.
The waterfall is named "Guanyin waterfall" because it flows down from the top of the mountain like silver thread. It is bright and flawless, and looks like the descendant of Guanyin. The Bodhisattva of "great mercy", "salvation" and "universal salvation" is the most worshipped and popular Bodhisattva among Chinese believers. It can turn all living beings into good ones when they are in danger and when they are in danger.
In the middle of the hall is Maitreya Bodhisattva, and the statue of Maitreya Bodhisattva is for Wei tuotian, facing north. "Come in and worship Maitreya, go out and worship Wei Tuo.". There are four statues of heavenly kings on both sides of the East and the West. Chinese Buddhists believe that in the south, the heavenly king holds the sword and the wind; in the East, the heavenly king holds the Pipa and the tune; in the north, the heavenly king holds the umbrella and the rain; in the west, the heavenly king holds the snake and the tune. Combined, it becomes "good weather".
The shape of the main hall integrates the characteristics of Chinese royal architecture and Buddhist architecture, reflects the magnificence of the Royal Palace, and at the same time can show the style and features of the Chinese Buddhist temple. Sakyamuni is generally worshipped in the Mahavira hall, and Sakyamuni's name is "Mahavira", so it is called the Mahavira hall. The main hall of Mahavira is the main hall for worshiping Buddha statues in Buddhist temples. "Daxiong" is the name of the Buddha, because the Buddha has enough strength to subdue the four demons. Therefore, all the Daxiong hall in the temple must be dedicated to the Buddha statue, not the Bodhisattva or Dharma protector statue.
The last floor of the main hall is dedicated to Amitabha, Guanyin and dashizhi Bodhisattva. On both sides of the hall are murals of the twenty gods. Amitabha Buddha is the leader of the Western Paradise. The statues of Amitabha Buddha generally appear together with the two Bodhisattvas dashizhi and Guanyin. Guanyin Bodhisattva is a great Bodhisattva who saves the suffering. He is the left flank servant of Amitabha Buddha. He has 33 kinds of incarnations, representing "great mercy". Therefore, the Buddhist circles call him a Bodhisattva of "great mercy", "salvation" and "universal salvation". He can turn all living beings into good fortune when they are in danger and when they are in danger. He is the most adored and popular Bodhisattva among Chinese believers. Dashizhi Bodhisattva is the right flank of Amitabha Buddha. He is in charge of wisdom, and uses his unique light of wisdom to shine on all living beings in the world, so as to free them from the disaster of blood light sword.
(eight trigrams array)
Bamboo labyrinth is a kind of Eight Diagrams array. After historical evolution, it has become a form of people's entertainment and fitness. The eight trigrams array is named nine palace eight trigrams array. Nine is the number pole, and the number derived from six trigrams and three trigrams. During the Three Kingdoms period, Zhuge Liang made the battle array according to the orientation of nine palace eight trigrams and the principle of five elements. It's an array created. It is said that when Zhuge Kongming resisted the enemy, he built a stone array of disorderly stones. According to the dunjia, it was divided into eight Gates: Xiu, Sheng, Shang, Du, Jing, die, Jing and Kai. They changed a lot and could serve as 100000 elite soldiers.
Longquan Sleeping Buddha
In the east of Longquan hall, there is a green hill with continuous undulation. It looks like a huge Sleeping Buddha several kilometers long. It lies on its back between heaven and earth with northwest head and Southeast foot. Its image is vivid, profound and full of philosophy. Thick hair, regular curl; eyes light; the bridge of the nose is symmetrical, the tip of the nose is slightly raised; between the upper lip and the lower lip is a clear horizontal lip line, two lips plump, and the lower lip slightly support the upper lip, seems to open and close. The Sleeping Buddha has a plump chest, a clear boundary between the abdomen and the legs, the knees between the thighs and legs are very obvious, the feet are protruding, the right arm is naturally placed on the side of the chest and abdomen, and the right hand is placed on the lower part of the lower abdomen.
It is another wonderful natural landscape of Longquan Temple,
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