Shanghai longhua tower of history

Filed under:Shanghai,Shanghai longhua tower of history — posted by HAD on 11/18/2009 @ 12:11 am

According to the history, the tower of longhua the emperor kangxi years LongHuaZhi “, “three kingdoms period can be traced back to. WuChi uzziah KangSengHui years, sun, for five-color shariputra stupa in thirteen has a deposit. Longhua tower is one of the bridge. Longhua temple of history to late YuLongHua tower, founded in tang ChuiGong about three years.

Huang chaos uprising period, the temple was destroyed and prey. In song dynasty, yue king Chu money capital after the reconstruction of ancient temples, longhua temple was renamed empty phase. This is a period of history, can be in the temple YuLongHua preserving boundary tablets inside the temple. The cloud “, and “empty phase in longhua temple, ZhangRenTai, please, no QianZhongYi king was old, PingNian change SongZhi longhua today”. Later, in the air in the temple in the war, damaged and built in Ming yongle and restored longhua temple’s name. After the renovation of qing dynasty, temple at longhua frequently for now. The development scale, Longhua temple in Ming dynasty is in Taiwan, jiangnan being one of ten brake sect.

Longhua temple and other temples to the biggest difference lies in its offering of maitreya. Longhua temple is the first temple, the temple of maitreya is the puppet monk sinologized maitreya sculptures, TianWangDian also holds the days of coronary maitreya. Namely, the maitreya statues at longhua temple in more than normal. Somebody thinks longhua temple is maitreya, its reason, besides dojo demoniac maitreya, longhua temple mode of “longhua”. The melting maitreya “, “FaYuan ZhuLin buddhist thought of maitreya bodhisattva will be kept at longhua tree enlightenment. Longhua temple whether maitreya bodhisattva, the author of the dojo. But one thing is for sure, along with the faith in China maitreya longhua temple constant development, the influence is gradually enlarged. In Buddhism, the belief in longhua town areas widely represented the Chinese dragon ze native deity. Before the uprising in huang chaos in ancient temples, have special longhua enshrined in a wide ze dragon temple.

Wide ze, according to the LongHuaZhi dragon “, is an indigenous deities longhua. KangSengHui passing longhua, think this is quiet, in this building buddhist vow, he occupied territory, the wide ze dragon and will receive for protective ze dragon. This story, from the aspects of the faith, a belief in Buddhism and native dragon king belief fusion process. Longhua area is broad ze earlier beliefs to dragon king (or as a representative of the dragon ze dragon), the region, with the longhua waterway in the fishery production most people have very close relationship. After the han dynasty, the buddhist with translation and buddhist stories circulating in the buddhist deity, folk folk, and gradually into the local folk of god. In the numerous legends longhua temple fair, “kang sangha will ze dragon” legend of protective of this process is the specific vivid reflection. In the Ming dynasty, in ZhuYi he testified and queen longhua temple adjudicates very seriously. Twenty-nine years (from wanli in 1610) during the four years, the government has given longhua temple FanJin letter telling 718, covering the Buddha luo Vishnu and a statue of a book ChengEnTang plaque skulls, solemn and antiquities, and a nanoparticles, etc. Longhua temple at fixed jiangnan, become a famous dojo, four south of dachaoshan pilgrimages admiring. This is the famous longhua temple fair.

According to research, longhua temple fair in song dynasty was well-development period.

In the Ming dynasty, with the famous far sow longhua temple and the development of commodity economy, the longhua temple fair and gradually become prosperous. In qing dynasty, longhua temple fair into its heyday. QingRen wrote many poems are the sites of qiang longhua temple fair. The CaoZhong already ugly shangsi like China, have into one writes: “spring march, busy every those meshach incense.” vegetarian zhai The features of the Shanghai QinRongGuang also depict way: “sweet xun’s march out half smoke”, top longhua. Folk have “march, longhua” and “burn incense burning, y., a good mother” proverbs [6]. Longhua temple fair – the condition has been extended to the republic of China period. In 1926, namely (15 April 5th shenbao appeared on a title as “the lively” yesterday longhua tourists. News: “French concession to the LuErLu shiliupu xujiahui trolley bus downtown and the organizers are crowded, passengers longhua abnormal”, “vehicles and pedestrians from 9 a.m., the uninterrupted, when the sunset, beginning at longhua temple inside. ZhongGu uproarious, cigarette in vehicle parked on both sides. Market about hundreds of”. This year the longhua temple fair, tourists to the police that includes the maintenance of public order: “the town in the county police four distinguish with longhua defend specially armed police each regiment, maintaining market order and send to each, patrol points to protect”.


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