August Van Linh Pagoda

There are unique architecture, featuring campus, cool … like Truc Lam (City. Da Lat), Van Linh Pagoda (An Hao Commune, Tinh Bien) has become a symbol of the Forbidden mountain.

To Van Linh Pagoda, which is considered the “center of pilgrimage and sightseeing tours” of the Seven Mountains, everyone retreats to voice echoing scriptures, relaxed place with high mountains scenery … Go here, tourists can enjoy the fresh air, enjoy the scenery in the mallet magic, power associated with many anecdotes of the Forbidden mountain. Previously, Van Linh Pagoda also known as the temple of leaves, the original building structure is only a tree and thatched am store, opened a painting in 1927, the Lin-life Gia Pho 40, a disciple of Abbot Venerable Thich Chi Phi Lai family group meditation. Thanks to virtue as well as resources for pharmaceutical Venerable Thich Thien Quang, patients should help Buddhists and who lives on rumors. Since then, am welcomed pilgrims winter day more. Until 1941, was restored and foil am building a temple Leaves – Van Linh. You tu Date November 26 1953 Snake, Venerable Thich Thien Quang died. Then the war against the French colonialists and American imperialists take place, temples Leaves – Van Linh was bombed. By the year 1976, the new temple was restored.

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Unique architecture seen from Lake Van Linh Pagoda Thuy Liem

In 1994, Thich Tri Tinh (disciple of Venerable Thich Thien Quang), now is a party and chairman of the Governing Board of the Buddhist Church of Vietnam, the construction of a new temple to receive Leaf – Van Linh over an area of approximately 6 hectares. Venerable Thich Tri Hoang was sent directly oversee the construction of the temple leaves – Van Linh is located at an altitude of over 600 meters over sea level. Van Linh Pagoda has a very special position, his back against the hillside Bo Hong (Forbidden Mountain peak with 716m), facing the lake Thuy Liem, campus planted flowers, ornamental plants … just solid, majestic , airy space, blended, closeness with nature. Van Linh front yard has many stupas, such as Chedi Venerable Thich Thien Quang declaration painting, church steeple Buddha Amitabha, Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara tower … Especially, Bao Quan sand 40 meters was built by the Model Bodhgaya (India), including 7 floors and several placed Church Buddhas, Bodhisattvas were carved with precious stones in Thanh Hoa. Currently, under construction behind the Lumbini Park, where Lord Buddha was born, wax Venerable Thich Tri Tinh …

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Has repeatedly come to An Giang, Le Thi Dieu Lien (Hau Giang) will visit the Forbidden Mountain. “Thus far, the family visited her to gain time Lord Made Sam Mountain, then to visit the Forbidden Mountain Van Linh Pagoda. Move all day tired, but just look here, hear the bell, scriptures, enjoy the scenery, then how much more fatiguing them melted away “. Le Van Thinh (Lien and her husband), continues: “family busy the whole year should also enlist the big full moon occasion to visit the mountain, visit the temple, pray for peace, family, parents stay healthy, good weather flower…”. Along atop Forbidden Mountain, near Van Linh Pagoda, also has high Maitreya Buddha 33.6 meters (area mallet First), has been recognized Guinness as the “highest Buddha atop a mountain in Asia”. In addition, there are large Buddhist temple (region mallet Thien Tue), with harmonious architecture while incorporating modern and ancient, is spiritual …

Mingles with everything, landscape, architecture emerges Van Linh Pagoda majestic, dignified, worthy of becoming “centers of pilgrimage and sightseeing tours” Seven Mountains region. Every year, along with Van Linh Pagoda, the Forbidden Mountain resort welcomes more than 1 million visitors at home and abroad, especially in the Mekong Delta provinces to come here to visit, resort, pilgrims in groups, families.

Articles, photos: ANH NGUYEN

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