As the largest zen ancestral resort in Kunming, it is said that the world's famous mountain monks, is the Empress Dowager Cixi Xuyun zen master chaired six years of temples, the environment is quiet, in the ancient woods in the environment of the sky sit for a short time can fully adjust the mentality.
The famous local Buddhist temple in Kunming is located in the scenic Xishan Scenic Area on the outskirts of the city, surrounded by lush vegetation, quiet and clean, the temple is large in scale, the architecture is simple, the temples are dense, and the religious atmosphere is strong.
Huating Temple is located in Kunming City, Yunnan Province, the west of Huating Mountain. From the Bi Ling Jing She to the south slope to the path, the upper Huating Hill, bamboo sheltered the sky, Song shady intersection, in the vast forest sea, a decorated pavilion with Danqing in the Songbailin, this is the famous Huating Temple gateway Tong Zhonglou, clear bells in the mountains, The name Huating dates back to the Dali period. It is said that Hou Gao Zhisheng built a villa here in 1063 AD, to his descendants when Gao Xian, to give the mountain named Huating, ever since here has been the family of Gao's banquet place. Huating Temple in the Republic of China has been a desolate, the courtyard wild grass, wild animals in the period. In 1920, Tang tsuguhi invited the monk of the Suzhou to preside over the hokai, and recommended the gokoku and Yasukuni war Chen dead. At the end of the hokai, Tang tsuguhi invited the monk of the cloud to preside over the reconstruction of the hokai. Under the support of Tang, the Xuyun, will thoroughly renovate Huating Temple, build the Tibetan sutra building, repair the Pavilion, in the hall on both sides of the plastic 500 Luohan; the temple before the tomb of Shiyan Building and other people moved to the left side of the wall of Dashan Gate, the temple before the building built free pond, the temple behind the building of the sea tower; A tower of bells, three high floors, windows and doors sculpted with empty carvings, hanging a bell above the tower, the morning faints, ringing throughout the valley. The renovation of the entire Huating Temple is very large, lasting five or six years. Tang Jizhaoti temple for the amount of "Jingguo Yunlou Temple". After that, after the Buddha statues opened light, opened seven precepts, the Yunlou Temple was unprecedented, became the largest zen Zen ten-sided jungle in Yunnan Province, living monks more than 50 people. People still used to call it "Huating Temple."
Huating Temple is really good, there is just a time to sing, fannyin wind, sutra sound buddha shadow, very touching, yellow wall, red flowers, a closed window, rich in color, strong sense of secondary, still quite like
Huating Temple is located on the side of Huating Mountain in Xishan Forest Park, Kunming. It is the largest Buddhist temple in Kunming with its clear environment and water.