Truc Lam Zen Monastery Dalat, a pure location that tourists should visit at least once when traveling to this city pine.
Along with the Truc Lam Yen Tu Quang Ninh, Truc Lam Tay Thien in Vinh Phuc, Truc Lam Dalat is one of the three largest monasteries in our country under the Truc Lam Yen Tu. Truc Lam Zen Monastery from Dalat city center 5 km, located on Phoenix mountain, above the Tuyen Lam Lake. This is not only the largest Truc Lam Zen Monastery in Lam Dong, but also as places of worship and many domestic and foreign tourists.
Truc Lam Zen Monastery was built starting in 1993, until 1994, it completed the design by architect Vu Xuan Hung and Tran Duc Loc painted and designed with the participation of renowned architect Ngo Viet Thu (who designed the Presidential Palace - now the Reunification Palace, Ho Chi Minh city) on the idea of design and planning of the Venerable Thich Thanh Tu. Truc Lam Zen Monastery is divided into 4 areas: the area of foreign aid, the net loss monk, Venerable Abbot, increased hospital halls and halls of the hospital nuns.
Went up from the lake, there is a steep path 140 stone steps, flanked by the towering pines through 3 triple gate leads to the main power on. Major Power has an area of 192m2, inside the church itself is simple, but meaningful of the Buddha. Between Shakyamuni Buddha temple about 2m high, right hand holding lotus flower put up a statue called "Buddha Shakyamuni Listing Tieu Vi States" (as described by area "Sealing States Minor"). Buddha is right Manjushri riding a lion. On the left is the Bodhisattva Samantabhadra 6 ivory white elephant. Around the top of the power is the bas-relief carvings of 8 general market and how blue Buddha, wooden altar carved meticulously. Electric front hallway is the main four-column colonnade round wooden imitation.
Photos in the Truc Lam Zen Monastery hall
140 stairs up to Truc Lam Zen Monastery
Outside the hall is empty and belfry floor, inside the steeple is the bell fruit weighs 1.1 tonnes with carved verses have very high moral sense.
Looking down from above the main hall is the Tuyen Lam Lake, magnificent scenery, lakes hillside pines silhouetted Thanh Luong. Below the hill halfway, near Lake Retreat is a two-storey guest house situated on a hill with neat garden setting. This is where the religious women to apply for short-term training at the Truc Lam Zen Monastery . In front of the house is lush bamboo forest. Standing in front of home can see mountain peaks reflected on Elephant for imposing Tuyen Lam Lake.
Magnificent scenery of the lake, viewed from the Truc Lam Zen Monastery
It can be said of the garden of the Truc Lam Zen Monastery is one of the tourists not to be missed and is a rare flower variety of exotic flowers collection. The same flowers are hand-planted nursery monks and run a nursery and transplant. The venerable breeds were brought from all over the world for growing nursery. The most famous is the same: myrtle, Australian cotton, consistent solution, ...
For many people, the Truc Lam Zen Monastery to the opportunity to mix with the pure space subjects Zen place, to rediscover the ego soul behind the noisy, busy life. So many people came to ask for short-term cultivation and is ranked in the lower two-story guest house halfway up the hill to the garden. The bell rings from early morning to death night, reading scriptures and vegetarian meals. At the largest, with thousands Truc Lam Zen Monastery monks, Buddhists come learn about Meditation. Meditation Institute has more than 100 monks and lay people from all concentrated in the country, according to the daily prayers a serious cultivation mode engraved with the philosophical perspective: "return to illuminate yourself".
You can up Truc Lam Zen Monastery in two ways: road or cable car. From the center of Dalat city, you travel along Highway 20 about 4 km down the Prenn Pass, there is a rocky road turn right, the first line has a sitting Buddha Shakyamuni under the Bodhi tree, which is way up Truc Lam Zen rim.
Make a visit to Truc Lam to feel the tranquility and stunning scenery of this place. Along save memories with one of the three largest Truc Lam Zen Monastery Vietnam…