Luohan Temple or Temple of Arhat is a Buddhist temple located in Yuzhong District, Chongqing, China. It is the site of the Buddhist Association of Chongqing. The temple was used for Ning Hao's black comedy film Crazy Stone. The ticket is 10 yuan for one person .. you can take the CRT Line 1 to the Xiaoshenzi Station, from which it is a 10-minute walk.
Travel with the movie @ Crazy Stones. Small hidden in the wild, big hidden in the city. This is the most appropriate way to describe the Luohan Temple. Downtown, it exists so quietly. Look at the busy end, not humble but not overbearing. Tickets are 10 yuan and three Gaoxiang heart lamps are sent. Good men and women, humble worship. The temple is small and exquisite. Careful scrutiny, eager to understand the surroundings. The manhole cover in the movie is said to have come across in a circle outside the temple. But the trip was still fruitful. Luohan Temple is a place worthy of physical and mental emptying.
Luohan Temple was built in the Northern Song Dynasty (1064 - 1067), formerly known as Zhiping Temple. The temple was built for the Luohan Cave. There are Arhats, two innate caves, all ancient caves. " In 1752, the Qianlong Temple of the Qing Dynasty was rebuilt because of the collapse of the front hall. Later also known as Luohan Temple, ancient Buddhist rock. One of the national key Buddhist temples; National key cultural relics protection units; Chongqing Buddhist Association resident. In the eleventh year of Guangxu in the Qing Dynasty (1885), Longfa and Shangfu rebuilt temples, and imitated the Dubaoguang Temple to build Luohan Hall, clay sculpture of 500 Arhats, Fang renamed Luohan Temple. In 1942, the Luohan Temple was destroyed by Japanese airplane and then repaired. In the Cultural Revolution, the statues of Arhat were destroyed, and in 1984 the government allocated special funds to rebuild them. When it was first built, the Yuanchi monument is now obscured. Only the "Mingbeiting Pavilion" inscribed with "West Lake Monument" monument stones are still dimly recognizable. There are more than 400 Buddhist statues carved in Song Dynasty's Moyan Rock in Luohan Temple, including the statues of sleeping Buddha (commonly known as "Sleeping Buddha"), Guanyin statues and supporting statues, which are quite similar in style to those carved in Dazu Baoding Mountain. There are many Buddhist art treasures in Daxiong Palace. There are sixteen statues of Sakyamuni, the 16 students with the best academic achievements. There are bronze statues of the Ming Dynasty "Three Saints of the West" and Myanmar "Sakyamuni becoming a Tao Jade Buddha" and Indian murals "Sakyamuni leaving his palace and leaving his home map" and so on. The Buddhist scriptures, Sanskrit and Tibetan classics, as well as ancient books, paintings and calligraphy collected in the temple are mostly treasures of the Tang and Ming dynasties. There are 524 statues in Luohan Hall, all of which are clay statues. Its shape is exquisite and delicate, lifelike, there are always good men and women to this point, silently count Luohan to measure good luck, bad luck and good fortune. The landscape of Luohan Temple is in turn four heavenly kings like Ming Stele, ancient Buddhist rock, Luohan Hall, Maitreya Pavilion, Grand Hall, Tibetan Sutra Building, abbot's room, Zen Hall and so on. There are 524 statues in Luohan Hall, all of which are clay statues. Its shape is exquisite and delicate, lifelike, there are always good men and women to this point, silently count Luohan in order to measure good luck, bad luck and good fortune. In front of the monastery is a stone tablet of the Ming Dynasty in the third year of Tianqi (1623), inscribed with four characters "West Lake Monument". The stone walls on both sides of the inner passage "ancient Buddhist rock" are more than 20 meters long. There are many reliefs of Buddhist statues on them. They are the city-level cultural relics protection units. There are many Buddhist art treasures in the Daxiong Palace, including 16 statues of Buddha, the 16 students with the best academic achievements; the three sacred bronze statues in the Ming Dynasty, the Jade Buddha of Sakyamuni in Myanmar, and the Indian murals "Sakyamuni's leaving the palace and leaving home map" and so on. Luohan Temple has a large number of Tibetan scriptures, cultural relics and paintings, including rare books "moraine sand deposits" and "Banga deposits". The Buddhist scriptures, Sanskrit and Tibetan classics, as well as ancient books, paintings and calligraphy collected in the temple are mostly treasures of the Tang and Ming dynasties. In front of the temple, there are four big characters "Buddha Capital of Xichuan". The temple gate is magnificent and magnificent. The three golden characters of Shanmen Zhenghang "Luohan Temple" were written by Jiyingxiong, Zhifu, Chengdu, before Kangxi in the Qing Dynasty. The entrance to the mountain gate is the Temple of Heavenly Kings, followed by a square inlaid with bluestone. Maitreya Buddha (five meters high, stone carving) sits alone in the center. Forward is the Palace of Maitreya, beside which there is a couplet saying : Laugh when you open your mouth, laugh when you do everything; Abdomen can tolerate, what can not be tolerated by people".
Luohan Temple in Chongqing is one of the key Buddhist temples in the Han region of China. It is the seat of the National Key Cultural Relics Protection Unit and Chongqing Buddhist Association. Luohan Temple was built in the period of Zhiping in the Northern Song Dynasty. It has a history of thousands of years. In the eleventh year of Guangxu in the Qing Dynasty, Longfa and Shangfu rebuilt temples, and imitated Dubaoguang Temple to build Luohan Hall, clay sculpture of 500 Arhats, Fang renamed Luohan Temple. In 1942, the Luohan Temple was repaired after it was destroyed by a Japanese plane.
Because the crazy stone and the hotel next to the Luohan Temple, by the way to see, tickets 10 yuan, send three pillars of incense and a candlestick, buy tickets on their own, because the conductor will not tell you that this is sent, take love or not, the temple is not big, not worship Buddha words 10 minutes to turn over, some halls are under construction, when you come out the door, the aunt pulled you not to go, you have to calculate. One hexagram, don't ignore to go directly, the general road may as well see.
It's worth a visit. The fare is 10 yuan. It's only free for children when they are over 70 yuan. The 10 yuan fare also includes three Bingxiang and a lotus candle. I like the feeling of quiet in the bustle, because there are shopping malls, wholesale markets, Carrefour supermarkets, hotels, more people, and traffic jams. Part of it is still under construction. The incense is very strong. One thing to note is that there are many disabled people discussing at the door.
Luohan Temple was built in the Northern Song Dynasty (1064 - 1067), formerly known as Zhiping Temple. The temple was built in Luohan Cave and is now the seat of Chongqing Buddhist Association. Walking into the temple, I can't help sighing that there is such a quiet place in the busy city. The ancient Buddha with blue lanterns and cigarettes filled the temple, making people's heart calm down.
Chaotianmen wharf is the most important religious belief center. After thousands of years of historical evolution, it is still in full swing. The cliff stone carvings in the temple, the Arhat Hall of 500 Arhats and the Jade Buddha are precious historical relics in the temple, which deserve careful appreciation.
Luohan Temple was built in the period of Zhiping in the Northern Song Dynasty, formerly known as Zhiping Temple. The temple was built for the Luohan Cave. The "Records of Scenic Spots in Shuzhong" contains "Zhiping Temple has Arhat and two innate caves, all ancient caves. " In the seventeen years of Qianlong reign of the Qing Dynasty, the Dragon Temple was rebuilt because of the collapse of the front hall. The landscape of Luohan Temple is in turn four heavenly kings like Ming Stele, ancient Buddhist rock, Luohan Hall, Maitreya Pavilion, Grand Hall, Tibetan Sutra Building, abbot's room, Zen Hall and so on.