Dongzhulin Temple is located in Benzilan Township, Deqin County, Yunnan Province, formerly known as "Chongchongcuogang Temple", later renamed Dongzhulin Temple, built in the early Qing Dynasty in 1667, is the key protection units in Yunnan Province, the earliest source of Tibetan Buddhism in Western Hunan Province, due to its long history and numerous treasures. The temple has more than 300 monks and 4 monks. It is one of the 13 Lin Da Temple in Kang District. The temple is similar to the Guihua Temple, and it also has a monk organization like Kangshen, called Antsui. Under the Daji Temple of Dongzhulin, seven Anttori are established: Dajiao Anttori, Directly Supporting Anttori, Shusong Anttori, Juba Long Anttori, Rongma Anttori, Zetong Anttori, Lapu Anttori
The Gadandong Zhulin Temple is located in the extension of the Jinsha River Valley in the Baimang Snow Mountain Nature Reserve, at an altitude of 3,000 meters, 105 kilometers away from Zhongdian County, along the Dian-Tibet Highway, and is located at the Gadandong Zhulin Temple, one of the thirteen major monasteries in Tibet. "East Bamboo Forest" is a Tibetan language, meaning "to achieve two benefits (benefit to others)", and "lin" means "temple". Gadandong Zhulin Temple is about 105 kilometers away from Zhongdian City, the resident of Diqing Prefecture, with an altitude of 3,000 meters. The temple was built in the sixth year of Emperor Kangxi of the Qing Dynasty (AD 1667), and was originally named "Chongchong Cuogang Temple", which means the temple on the shore of the Crane Lake.
Gadandong Zhulin Temple is located on the east slope of Nanyongganding, Shusong Village, Benzilan Township, Deqin County. It is about 105km away from Zhongdian County and 23km away from Benzilan, the township resident. The Yunnan-Tibet Highway passes through the mountainside behind the temple. , The car can go directly to the temple, and there is no snow obstruction in all seasons. The temple is located in the leeward recess of the Baimanxue Mountain, the extension of the Jinsha River Valley, with an altitude of 3,000 meters. The climate is mountain monsoon, and it has the characteristic of "no cold in winter and no heat in summer".
After leaving the White Horse Snow Mountain, we came to visit Dongzhulin Temple, which is known as the temple by the crane lake. Because we arrived close to noon, the gate of the temple’s main hall was locked tightly, but we wouldn’t be so easy to retreat. Seeing that there were stairs on both sides of the main hall to go up, we went up curiously to find out. There are many things upstairs. There are three floors upstairs, each floor has some small palaces with rich decoration and golden walls. In addition to some Buddha statues and thangkas, there are also exquisite and gorgeous Wanwanshu Wheels and many others that we cannot name. In addition, we also saw the body stupa of the famous Tibetan Buddhist monk in the temple and the 6.8-meter-high Qamba Buddha statue. When coming down from the upper floor, the monks in the monastery saw someone coming to visit and opened the gate of the main hall for us. In the hall are enshrined in turn the Tsongkhapa and his five manifested Buddha statues, the body stupa of a high monk and men. The statues of Guanyin with a very prominent transformation, as well as the Buddha crown and chest full of pearls and gems, copper gilt, and 10 meters high of Sakyamuni Buddha, what makes us unexpected is that we can see the crisp oil painting (flower ), I heard from the monks that this was collectively made by the monks in the temple during the Chinese New Year as an offering to the Buddha. I have always thought that oil painting is an art of painting with ghee on a flat surface. I only know when I really see it. It turns out that this is a three-dimensional flower made of ghee. Its production process should be the same as the special snack of Shanghai Chenghuang Temple. Maltose) almost. A circular pattern is drawn on the square outside the main hall. This is the venue for performances in the temple where the god dance ceremony is held every year.
The facade of Dongzhulin Temple is small and there are not many tourists, but the Buddha statues and paintings inside are as exquisitely exquisite
Preston_Dominguez: Diqing Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Deqin County, Kadandong Bamboo Forest Temple (East 214 National Highway)