History and culture
  • Jan2020
  • Be named after Buddha

    Ancestors of the Bai nationality used the earliest Chinese surnames when in the Han and Jin dynasties. According to historical records, when Wu Hou made the southern expedition, he gave the surname of Zhang to IX grandson of white King Renguo...

    01/22 01:42 / Three Pagodas of Chongsheng Temple / Office

  • The figure of king

    Vaisravana is one of the important Buddhist statues of Nanzhao Dali kingdom period, except JianChuan grottoes, JianChuan kinkazan, stone bell temple "Dainichi Buddha" grottoes, Luquan Mi Darla, west town in Jin Ning...

    01/22 01:41 / Three Pagodas of Chongsheng Temple / Office

  • Take bird as god: Redpoll

    Redpoll is a common animal for decoration in ancient pagoda in Yun-nan, called “golden pheasant” by folks. There are four redpolls in tower top of ancient towers in Nanzhao Dali kingdom period, such as Three Pagodas of Chong Sheng Temple in Dali

    01/22 01:40 / Three Pagodas of Chongsheng Temple / Office

  • Dec2019
  • Brahman monk concept first

    Indian Monks, also known as "Brahman monk", is one of the common Guanyin statues in Nanzhao Dali period. Stone Bell Mountain caves Brahman monk total of four statues: one for the statue of a lion off the cliff...

    2019/12/22 / Three Pagodas of Chongsheng Temple / Office

  • Sad face avalokitesvara

    Sitting statue in the middle of a shrine, sitting on the rocky Xu Mizuo by lotus positions, face being thin, zygomatic, space between the eyebrows swelling, eye socket concave, jaw reedy, with a note of melancholy.

    2019/12/22 / Three Pagodas of Chongsheng Temple / Office

  • Acarya Avalokitesvara

    Acarya Avalokitesvara is the unique bodhisattva statue in Nanzhao Dali kingdom period, Acarya Avalokitesvara statue in Stone Bell Mountain has appeared in the “sad face avalokitesvara grottoes in Stone Bell Mountain area and No.2 Cave in Sarden Qing Ar

    2019/12/22 / Three Pagodas of Chongsheng Temple / Office

  • Nov2019
  • Battle of “Persian people”

    The statue is engraved in Lion Pass – within the arched niche at the bottom of rock. Standing figure of the statue is like a human body, an artifact of walking stick or a small-bowled long-stemmed pipe. The statue wears a wavy hair, with two eardrops..

    2019/11/22 / Three Pagodas of Chongsheng Temple / Office