Jin Shrines, Lingguan Hall 晉祠靈官殿



  • Lingguan Hall (English)
  • 靈官殿 (Traditional Chinese)
  • 灵官殿 (Simplified Chinese)
  • Língguāndiàn (Pinyin)
  • ling-kuan-tien (Wade-Giles)
  • 晉祠靈官殿 (Traditional Chinese)
  • 晋祠灵官殿 (Simplified Chinese)
  • Jinci Lingguandian (English)

Building Information

No date of excavation or first establishment, one of two caves located north of the Fangzhang cavern. A timber-frame façade is attached to the front which is called the Lingguan Shrine or Lingguan Hall 靈官殿. Within this structure is an image of Lingguanshen 靈官神. This structure is number 27 on our site.1

Date 17th Century?
Dynasty Ming - Qing 2

Works Cited

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  • 1 MILLER. 2007. The Divine Nature of Power: Chinese Ritual Architecture at the Sacred Site of Jinci, 195.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record
  • 2 WILKINSON. 2000. Chinese History: A Manual, 12.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record

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