Po Lin Monastery

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At the foot hills of the valley which the grand buddha faced, there is a monastery for the worshippers to come pray and find solace and answers. We were allowed to wander around the premises but not into the monastery itself.

 

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Offerings made, an assortment of paper incense, candles, joss sticks and fruits for the Gods.

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Airydreamer Travels Po Lin Monastery  

 

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Airydreamer Travels Po Lin Monastery

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Since we were not allowed into the premises we could only peek in and check out the interiors. It was grand, huge rooms with big buddhas and cushions. Elaborate ceiling adopting Ming and Qing’s palatial architectural design.

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Carved in stone, painted in gold.

Airydreamer Travels Po Lin Monastery

 

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The living quarters of either the monks or the working around the monastery.

Airydreamer Travels Po Lin Monastery  Impressed by giant joss sticks.

 Airydreamer Travels Po Lin Monastery

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