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Re: Super large temples

Posted: Wed Jul 17, 2019 8:35 pm
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meditation hall

Re: Super large temples

Posted: Wed Jul 17, 2019 8:36 pm
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Fo Guang Shan Temple, Auckland, New Zealand

Re: Super large temples

Posted: Wed Jul 17, 2019 8:37 pm
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Fo Guang University

Re: Super large temples

Posted: Wed Jul 17, 2019 8:40 pm
by DNS
And here is perhaps the biggest of them all, at least of the modern structures, not counting the ancient Angkor Wat or Borobudur

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Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum, Taiwan

Re: Super large temples

Posted: Wed Jul 17, 2019 8:42 pm
by DNS
It is massive! From the main Buddha statue, the pagodas, the many halls, statues, etc and notice there is even a sort of Maha Bodhi replica in front of the Buddha.

Re: Super large temples

Posted: Wed Jul 17, 2019 8:43 pm
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Close up of some of the stupas in front of the Buddha, which have a similar design to Maha Bodhi Temple.

Re: Super large temples

Posted: Wed Jul 17, 2019 8:44 pm
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Re: Super large temples

Posted: Thu Jul 18, 2019 4:46 pm
by Nicholas
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Great Stupa of Universal Compassion, north of Melbourne, Australia.

Re: Super large temples

Posted: Sat Jul 20, 2019 12:16 am
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Re: Super large temples

Posted: Sat Jul 20, 2019 12:17 am
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And of course, perhaps the most important of all Buddhist temples, the Maha Bodhi Temple.

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Re: Super large temples

Posted: Sat Jul 20, 2019 12:18 am
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About 180 feet high (55 meters)

Re: Super large temples

Posted: Sat Jul 20, 2019 12:21 pm
by Nicholas
DNS wrote:
Sat Jul 20, 2019 12:16 am
Some more at this link:
http://factsanddetails.com/world/cat55/ ... m1325.html
Not much of traveller am I, too old also. But Borobudur attracts, so ornate with Mahayana symbolism.