JUST SOME TEMPLES
Added on: 5th Oct 2014
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A Snow-Covered Buddhist Temple.
Southeast Asia's largest temple —Kek Lok Si in Penang, Malaysia.
Illuminated in preparation for the Lunar New Year.
Wong Tai Sin Temple in Hong Kong, located on the southern side
of Lion Rock in the north of Kowloon. It is the most popular
Taoist temple in Hong Kong.
The Temple of Heaven, China's largest temple and altar complex.
This extraordinary example of religious architecture dates back to
the Ming and Qing dynasties.
the Lotus Temple due to its flowerlike shape, the Bahá’í House
of Worship is the most famous temple of the Bahá’í Faith.
The lotus shape of the temple is formed by 27 free-standing marble
clad petals arranged in clusters of three to form nine sides.
Since its opening in 1986 it has become one of Delhi’s most
The Jain Temple in Ranakpur rises majestically from the slope of a hill.
The temple is supported by over 1444 marble pillars, carved in exquisite
detail. The pillars are all differently carved and no two pillars are the same.
The construction of the temple and quadrupled image symbolize the
Tirthankara’s conquest of the four cardinal directions and hence the cosmos.
The dating of this temple is controversial but it was probably built between
the late 14th and mid-15th centuries.
The Wat Phra Kaew or Temple of the Emerald Buddha is a famous
temple in Bangkok, located within the grounds of the Grand Palace.
The main building is the central ubosoth, which houses
The Emerald Buddha. A jade statue adorned in gold clothing it
is one of the oldest and most famous Buddha statues in the world.
The Harmandir Sahib, better known as the Golden Temple is the main
attraction in Amritsar, and the most important religious place to the Sikhs.
Construction of the famous temple was begun by Guru Ramdas ji. in the
16th century and completed by his successor Guru Arjan. In the 19th century,
Maharaja Ranjit Singh covered the upper floors of the temple with gold,
which gives it its distinctive appearance and English name. It’s a
stunning temple, and always full of thousands of pilgrims from all over India,
excited to be at a place that they usually only see on television.