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Nanhua Temple

4.6/5
670 Reviews
Temple
Liked by 5
8:00-17:00
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 2-3 hours
Address: Nanhua Temple, Qujiang District, Shaoguan City
Official website: https://www.nhcs.cn/
Phone: 0751-6501014 0751-6502258

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Nanhua Temple, also known as Nanhua Temple, is located in Caoxi County, Shaoguan City, is the place where the six ancestors of the past practice. It is also a place of pilgrimage to the local people, but also attract a large number of visitors from outside the city to visit, the incense constant. It is the famous tourist punching-in place in Shaoguan City.

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  • tomq939
    tomq939
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    Nice visit

    A nice re-visit in a sunny day since 3 years ago, paying ¥20 each person to entry. Noted many buildings are arising nearby, and could like to suggest to the temple management team to tidy up the area ...

    Reviewed on /Date(1567509887000+0800)/
  • kittyhawkCanberra
    kittyhawkCanberra
    Canberra
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    This temple is history

    I am not a religious person but I am interested in history. As temples go, one is much the same as another, like looking at Cathedrals. However, this one is meant to be the one in which the 6th Buddh...

    Reviewed on /Date(1522062442000+0800)/
  • StuartMotorhomer
    StuartMotorhomer
    Skipton, United Kingdom
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    a fascinating experience

    an absolutely fascinating experience. Fortunately I was with a friend from Shaoguan and was well versed on how to observe the appropriate customs. I would strongly advise any Western visitors to be so...

    Reviewed on /Date(1516580819000+0800)/
  • Cristina_Pudin
    Cristina_Pudin
    macau
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    Amazing Monastery in Caoxi

    Nanhua monastery contains a sacred whole-body relics of the Great Master of Ch’an/Zen Hui Neng (638-713), who is recognized as the sixth Chinese Patriarch of Ch’an/Zen. I found this place very spiritu...

    Reviewed on /Date(1514077997000+0800)/
  • lsg181
    lsg181
    Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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    A must visit of the Sacred Zen Buddhist Temple

    The 6th lineage holder of zen tradition. Over thousand years well preserved temple with fantastic green surrounds. If you like open space mediation, go to the top at the late Zen master master Xi Yun'...

    Reviewed on /Date(1490841120000+0800)/

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Introduction

Nanhua Temple is located on the bank of Caoxi River, 7 km southeast of Maba, Qujiang District, Shaoguan City. It is a famous Buddhist temple in China is the birthplace of the Southern Chan school of Buddhism, which was promoted by the Sixth Patriarch of Chan Buddhism, Huineng. Huineng's body is also buried here. Nanhua Temple is located at the foothills of the Baolin mountain rage. It was first built in the Northern and Southern Dynasties period and has a very long history. The treasure of the temple is the body of the sixth patriarch, Huineng, and many people come to the temple to pay respects.
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