Foguang Monastery, Mañjuśrī Hall  佛光寺文殊殿

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Place Type: palatial hall

Names

  • Mañjuśrī Hall (English)
  • 文殊殿 (Traditional Chinese)
  • 文殊殿 (Simplified Chinese)
  • Wenshudian (Pinyin)
  • Foguangsi Wenshudian (English)
  • 佛光寺文殊殿 (Traditional Chinese)
  • 佛光寺文殊殿 (Simplified Chinese)
  • Wenshudian

Location

  • Coordinates:
    • Lat. 38.8695° Long. 113.387333°
  • Date 1137
    Dynasty Jin 1115 - 1234

    Field-notes

      1137 early Jin dynasty, use of xiegong in central bay; cloud-shaped arm instead of guazigong makes ct brackt sets jixin; lingong single timber across façade but made to look beveled

    Notes

      lat/long from Dongdadian

    Contained in Place


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