Dafo Monastery in Zhangye, Great Buddha Hall  張掖大佛寺大佛殿

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Names

  • Great Buddha Hall (English)
  • 大佛殿 (Traditional Chinese)
  • 大佛寺 (Simplified Chinese)
  • Dàfósì (Pinyin)
  • Ta-fo-ssu (Wade-Giles)
  • Zhangye Dafosi Dafodian (English)
  • 张掖大佛寺 (Traditional Chinese)
  • 张掖大佛寺 (Simplified Chinese)
  • 迦叶如来寺 (Traditional Chinese)
  • Dafosi
Date 1098
Dynasty Xixia 1038 - 1227 1

Field-notes

    Building date in question. Xixia reclining Buddha--is building also Xixia?

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  • 1 WILKINSON, Chinese History: A Manual, 12.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record

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