The Li Shutong Memorial Hall is located on the banks of the beautiful East Lake in Pinghu City, Zhejiang Province. The unique shape of the seven-petal lotus corresponds to Li Shutong's feelings and character of "Furong from Clear Water".
The memorial hall is divided into two floors, with seven showrooms and a circular exhibition hall. The showroom displays Li Shutong’s life photos and historical materials in various periods, showing Li Shutong’s outstanding artistic achievements in terms of painting, music, drama, poetry, calligraphy and seal cutting, Buddhist achievements and social influence.
By the East Lake of Pinghu City, the memorial hall of Master Hongyi Li Shutong is very valuable to understand the life of the master.
The Li Shutong Memorial Hall is located on the Dayingzhou Island of Pinghu Lake in Jiaxing, Zhejiang. The appearance of the memorial hall resembles a blooming white lotus. When you enter the museum, you can see the sculpture of Master Hongyi and his outstanding writing "The Intersection of Sadness and Happiness". There is a very detailed introduction of Master Hongyi's life in the museum.
The Li Shutong Memorial Hall is located in the East Lake of Pinghu. This is the iconic building of East Lake. The Li Shutong Memorial Hall, which resembles a lotus, is very distinctive. Coupled with the beauty of East Lake, it complements each other. Came to East Lake, I recommend going here
The iconic building of Pinghu is very beautifully located in the park.
The Li Shutong Memorial Hall is located on the shore lake of Dayingzhou (Sutong Park). Its architectural shape is an elegant and white lotus, and it is a landmark of the East Lake Scenic Area.
In order to commemorate Li Shutong, a sage and a famous person in history and culture in the world, the Pinghu Municipal People’s Government invested 27 million yuan in the construction of Pinghu Li Shutong Memorial Hall in 2004, which lasted three years. The memorial hall covers an area of 16.5 acres, with a total construction area of 1,615 square meters. The main building is 24 meters high and 2/3 of the width stands in the East Lake. The whole building is like an elegant and white lotus, blooming on the sparkling blue lake. Li Shutong's broad-mindedness and noble character are clear but not demonized.
Walking into the memorial hall, the first thing that catches your eyes is the four characters "sorrow and joy" written by Master Hongyi before his death, with a statue of a master before the words.
The main building of the memorial hall is divided into two floors. On the second floor, there are seven showrooms and a circular exhibition hall that can display hundreds of calligraphy and painting works. In the middle is a statue of Li Shutong-Master Hongyi carved from Jiuzhaigou white marble, weighing 20 tons. Through the use of Li Shutong’s life photos and historical materials in various periods, the showroom showcases Li Shutong’s remarkable life trajectory from the aspects of painting, calligraphy and seal cutting, music, drama, poetry, education, Buddhist achievements and social influence, showing Li Shutong’s journey from secular to Buddhism. The mental journey is for the world to look forward to, remember, study and study.
Exhibition Hall 1 focuses on the life trajectory of Li Shutong from a wealthy boy to a Buddhist monk, and displays photos of Li Shutong's life in various periods, some relics and calligraphy handwriting;
Exhibition Hall 2 exhibits Li Shutong's various styles of art works, introducing Li Shutong's experience and achievements in theatrical activities and composition of songs;
Exhibition Hall 3 exhibits pictures and articles published by Li Shutong teaching the art class of Zhejiang No. 1 Normal University, and articles commenting on Li Shutong’s art education with Li Shutong’s disciples;
Exhibition Hall 4 introduces Li Shutong’s disciple Liu Zhiping’s musical achievements, teaching career and articles about Mr. Liu Zhiping’s memory;
Exhibition Hall 5 introduces Li Shutong's history of becoming a monk, and displays pictures of Li Shutong, Master Hongyi traveling around famous Buddhist temples and propagating the Dharma;
Exhibition Hall 6 introduces introductions, reviews, and studies of Li Shutong's various works written by domestic scholars, and displays various monuments, towers and other buildings, as well as commemorative activities carried out in Tianjin, Hangzhou, Quanzhou, Taiwan, Pinghu and other places;
Exhibition Hall 7 displays the original calligraphy of Li Shutong in the collection, among which the 16-page "Buddha Says Amitabha Sutra" is the most precious.
Picture 1: Li Shutong Memorial Hall in the shape of lotus;
Picture 2: Li Shutong Memorial Hall is located at the southeast corner of Shutong Park;
Picture 3: Li Shutong Memorial Hall is a bright pearl on the bank of East Lake;
Picture 4: A glimpse of the ground floor-the four characters "Sorrow and Happiness", with a statue of a master before the words;
Picture 5: The statue of Li Shutong-Master Hongyi carved with Jiuzhaigou white marble in the center of the second floor-weighs 20 tons;
Picture 6: Vault on the second floor;
Picture 7: Central area on the second floor;
Picture 8: A corner of the ring-shaped exhibition hall on the second floor;
Picture 9: A corner of the ring-shaped exhibition hall on the second floor;
Picture 10: A corner of the ring-shaped exhibition hall on the second floor.
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