Linh An Temple
Linh An Pagoda Dalat, also known as Linh An Tu, is likened to the second Truc Lam Zen Monastery of Dalat. The front of the temple faces the majestic Elephant waterfall. Partly because it is located at a rather high position, partly because it is next to a large waterfall, there is a very fresh and cool atmosphere here, where you can feel the interference between the majestic and elegant architecture. The purity of the temple place along with a forest space full of wild, quiet.
On the journey to the temple, you will have to pass many winding slopes, next to the tall, green pine hills that give you a feeling of excitement. Although built on a high hill, surrounded by old green forests, Linh An Pagoda in Da Lat still possesses a unique and modern architecture. The most outstanding architectural works of Linh An Pagoda perhaps the main hall. This work was started construction in 1999, with an area of up to 1.400 m2, the roof is covered with red tile. Next is the massive Maitreya statue 12,5 meters high, 6,5 meters wide, 9 meters long. On the side of the forest near the waterfall, there is also a Tinh That of Mr. Khai Son which was also built in the same year as the temple. In addition, the temple also owns many precious Buddha statues, which are extremely sophisticatedly crafted. The statue of Quan Am is also known as the most prominent and typical architectural work in Linh An Tu Da Lat. The pagoda is located in the open air, can be seen clearly from afar, in the middle of a quiet space of the mountains, a massive statue up to 54m high, beautifully carved.
Linh An Temple The temple is not only a cultural and religious destination for local people and surrounding areas, but now the temple has been considered as a famous tourist destination, attracting tourists when coming to Da Lat. Coming to the temple, you will have moments of serenity and calm at the Buddha’s door. Not only that, but also enjoy the fresh and cool atmosphere, along with the extremely beautiful scenery of the surrounding nature. Surely, this trip will bring you many unforgettable memories.
Address: Nam Ban town, Lam Ha district, Lam Dong province
Linh Quang Pagoda
Linh Quang Pagoda, also known as To Dinh Sac Tu Linh Quang because this is the first temple to lay the foundation for the origin of Buddhism in Da Lat – Lam Dong. The pagoda was founded by the Most Venerable Thich Nhan Thu, from Phu Yen, with the legal name Tam Trung, the dharma letter Nghia Dao belonging to the 43rd Lam Te main sect, following in the footsteps of immigrants from Khanh Hoa to Da Lat to establish a business and establish it in 1931. XNUMX.
Linh Quang communal house The pagoda has an ancient architecture combining Chinese and Vietnamese art, a double curved roof, at the four corners of the roof, there is a carving of Dragon Lan Quy Phung and winding roads made of many pieces of crockery.
The front hall of the pagoda faces to the northeast, the main hall is built in the shape of a nail 20m long, 15m wide, including 3 interconnected structures. The lobby house has an architecture of 3 compartments, 2 wings with double roofs. From the outside looking in, on both ends of the roof, there are two dragons attached in the “returning dragon” posture, adoring each other on a tiger face. Above the tiger face is the wheel turning the wheel of Dharma. On the tops of the upper roof are pairs of two phoenixes and two dragons.
In addition to being known as the first ancestral house of Lam Dong province, the pagoda is also a warm address for the people of unfortunate lives, always at the forefront of social charity work, in order to benefit. for all sentient beings, report the Buddha’s grace and virtue, succeed in the future, and pass it on to posterity. The way the Buddhist family works here is also very active, bringing many good things to the unlucky fates, helping the disadvantaged ones.
Address: 146 Ngo Quyen, Ward 6, Da Lat City, Lam Dong
Linh Son Pagoda
Linh Son Pagoda built on an area of about 4 hectares. Located on a low hillside in the center of Da Lat city, the temple grounds are like a sacred fairyland in the earthly realm, where there is only the whisper of leaves and the scent of incense.
The pagoda was built according to the architectural characteristics of Asian countries in harmony and simplicity. Go through the three-way gate and follow the steps to the temple, surrounded by soaring stars, pine trees and eucalyptus trees. Near the temple yard, there are two sides of brick pillars inlaid with Buddha’s teachings. In front of the temple yard is a statue of Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara standing on a lotus. On the left side of the temple yard there is a lake with delicate rockeries and ornamental plants, on the right side is a three-storey octagonal stupa with a 4-meter-high tiled roof. In the middle is the main hall consisting of two houses with two sides of the steps are a pair of adoring dragons symbolizing the Dragon God who protects the Buddha Dharma. On the left side of the main hall is the place where the Patriarch worships Dat Ma Su To, and places the cards of the deceased monks or those who have passed away by relatives to the temple for purity of soul, outside is a large drum. 0.75mm diameter. To the right of the main hall, there are statues of Di Da and Dai Hong Chung, weighing 450 kg, hanging on a precious wooden frame.
Although the architecture and scale are not as prominent as Van Hanh Zen Monastery, Truc Lam Zen Monastery, does not have a long history like Linh Quang Patriarchate, but Linh Son pagoda still an ideal destination for those who want to find a peaceful place.
Address: 120 Nguyen Van Troi, Ward 2, Da Lat City, Lam Dong
Dai Ninh Temple Village
Located in Phu An village, Phu Hoi commune, Duc Trong, Dai Ninh pagoda village It is home to the largest concentration of worship facilities in the country, because in just one village, there are 72 large and small worship establishments. In the midst of the isolated green space, the picturesque architecture of pagodas and stupas emerge. In addition to the large pagodas, small pagodas, viharas, monasteries, etc., going everywhere in the village are the amphitheater of people. religious people at home. Therefore, the architecture of houses, grounds and gardens everywhere has the shadow of Buddhism.
At Huong Nghiem ancestral temple, there is a rather massive 3-storey tomb tower of the late monk Thich Thien Tam. Coming to Phuong Lien Tinh Xu, in addition to the majestic and large pagoda with East-West architecture combined, there is also a massive 7-storey stupa located on the top of a high hill. At Vinh Minh Tu Vien, there is a three-way gate made of stone, a majestic relic stupa of Minh Tich An, a statue of Nirvana Buddha and many other monuments. Along the right bank of the Da Nhim River, there are dozens of pagodas, viharas, monasteries, and Buddhist halls, each with a different architecture, both ancient and modern, such as Ngoc Thanh Vihara, Huong Sen Pagoda, Medicine Su, Dao Trang Long Chau…
Visitors to the pagoda village will admire the architectural beauty of each temple, admire each Buddha image in a leisurely, peaceful mood. You can stop to listen to stories about morality, about true practitioners, about Buddha… And you can be warmly welcomed, invited to vegetarian meals. Come once to this interesting and safe pilgrimage destination!
Address: Phu An village, Phu Hoi commune, Duc Trong district, Lam Dong province
Van Hanh Monastery
Van Hanh Monastery was established in 1952. In 1994, the monk restored the main hall, through the skillful hands of artisans, helped Van Hanh Zen Monastery become majestic, beautiful and pure as it is now. This monastery has witnessed so many historical ups and downs, is a living witness of the day-to-day change of Da Lat city.
The most unique and attractive of Van Hanh Monastery That is the statue of “Buddha Shakyamuni Hoa Vi Tieu” outdoor 24m high, 20m wide, holding a lotus flower in his right hand inside the statue with a cave. This statue is classified as one of the largest Buddha statues in Vietnam. Outside Van Hanh Monastery Da Lat, at the foot of the Buddha statue is the scene of a corner of the suburbs of Da Lat. Standing here you can see a part of the vegetable and flower fields of farmers and a corner of Da Lat University in the distance. It can be said that to find a peaceful and quiet place in Da Lat, nowhere can be more wonderful than this place.
Coming to the monastery, visitors not only pray for peace, but also admire the unique architecture and a peaceful space. Seeing the whole scene of the dreamy city of Da Lat at the foot of the monastery.
Address: 39 Phu Dong Thien Vuong Street, Ward 8, Da Lat City, Lam Dong
Linh Phuoc Pagoda
Linh Phuoc Pagoda About 8km from the city center, is a pagoda with a very unique architecture and design of Da Lat. The pagoda is made from thousands of bottles with meticulous craftsmanship, so Linh Phuoc Pagoda is also known as Ve Chai Pagoda.
The pagoda currently holds 11 Vietnamese records:
- The tallest bell tower in Vietnam.
- The tallest concrete indoor Buddha statue in Vietnam.
- The statue of Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara is made of 600.000 Immortal flowers.
- The tallest wooden statue of Bodhidharma in Vietnam.
- The temple is made with the most pieces of earthenware.
- The biggest wooden star statue of King Kong Tuoc in Vietnam.
- The root of the Tram tree contains the largest set of sutras in Vietnam.
- The biggest star wooden reflector in Vietnam.
- A set of tables and chairs made of the original Sao wood carved with the 12 largest animals in Vietnam.
- Song Tung Bach Hac – a work of art that has set a Vietnamese record.
- The architectural work recreates the scene of Muc Lien finding her mother through 18 floors of the largest hell in Vietnam.
Not only a spiritual tourist destination, Linh Phuoc pagoda In Da Lat is really a unique architectural masterpiece. The splendid and brilliant beauty of colorful crockery pieces is a highlight in the unique architecture of Linh Phuoc Pagoda, attracting not only domestic but also foreign tourists to come and visit.
Address: 120 Tu Phuoc, ward 11, Da Lat city, Lam Dong province.
Thien Vuong Co Sat Temple
Thien Vuong Co Sat Temple built by monks of the Hoa Nghiem sect and Chinese Buddhists since 1958. This temple has many names, each of which is associated with its own meanings:
- Thien Vuong Co Sat: inside Tu Bi Bao Temple worships the Four Heavenly Kings including: Thien Vuong Growth, Tri Quoc Thien Vuong, Quang Muc Thien Vuong, and Da Van Thien Vuong.
- Phat Tram Pagoda: This name is associated with 3 Buddha statues at Quang Minh Bao Dien, each weighing more than 1.500kg and made entirely from Agarwood.
- Tau Pagoda: This is the name to mark the existence of a Chinese community that once lived and built the temple together.
The pagoda is hidden inside the green pine hill, which people also call Dragon Hill. ‘s precious item Ancient King of Heaven These are large and unique designed statues that you can easily see when entering the main hall of the temple. Visiting around the temple, visitors can not forget to discover the famous magical turntable, which is located in the temple. The special feature of the table is that the whole table is made of wood, not using any other materials such as nails, screws, .. but only using tenons to put the parts together. Just put your hand on the table, then close your eyes and think you will feel the table as if it is rotating in the direction you think. This miracle so far has no reasonable explanation and also attracts the curiosity of many visitors to the temple.
Address: 385 Khe Sanh, Ward 10, Da Lat City, Lam Dong Province.
Bat Nha Monastery
Bat Nha Monastery is located on a high hill, with beautiful terrain, surrounded by immense tea fields and about 2 km from the famous Damb’ri waterfall. Below the monastery there are three waterfalls, a large dam that makes the natural scenery seem lost in a dream. If you want to take care of all the dust, worries, and depressions; If you want to relax in the airy, cool nature, smell the smoke of incense, listen to the sound of the temple bells echoing from the mountains… then Bat Nha Monastery is the only tourist destination for you.
This is a Da Lat destination with bold Asian characteristics in every detail and design line. The most typical example of this pagoda architecture is the soaring roof of the communal house, 2 floors. The monastery is located in the center, surrounded by green pine forest. There are misty rainy days in the highlands, the sharp needles hanging swaying thousands of small drops of pure and sparkling water, making the pure space suddenly bright and clear. What a beautiful scene created from the weather in the middle of the cloud!
Bat Nha Monastery It is divided into two separate areas: one for monks called Phuong Boi Forest, and one for nuns called Kop Lua Hong. This place is not only a beautiful tourist destination in Da Lat, but also a sacred place for monks and nuns to study and study the Dharma. Walking meditation sessions here usually take place early in the morning. Visitors can ask to stay at the temple for one night and attend a meditation session to resolve all troubles, helping to make the mind more peaceful. Besides, slowly visiting a monastery, breathing in the fresh air in the early morning will also bring visitors peaceful moments away from the noisy and dusty city.
Address: 511 Ly Thai To, Dam Bri, Bao Loc, Lam Dong
Truc Lam Phung Hoang Zen Monastery
If you have the opportunity to visit Da Lat but do not visit Truc Lam is a big shortcoming. Zen Monastery belongs to Truc Lam Yen Tu Zen sect, located about 5km from the center of Da Lat city, located on Phung Hoang mountain, surrounded by Tuyen Lam lake and mountains. With poetic scenery, green pine hills, all have created a beautiful monastery as located in a place of paradise, bringing the mind a feeling of peace and tranquility.
The Zen Monastery consists of two areas: The external area includes the following works: the main hall, the consultation hall, the exhibition house, the ancestral garden, the guest house, the library, the drum floor, the bell tower. Visitors are free to visit the area. The inner monastery area includes the following works: Zen hall, meditation hall, monks’ hall, kitchen, toilet area, lake, meditation room, tailor house, carpentry house. In this area visitors can visit, but at meditation time visitors are not allowed to enter.
Arrived Truc Lam It is definitely impossible to miss the flower garden inside the monastery, this is the place where many different varieties of flowers from many parts of the world are brought back from abroad by monks to grow, there are many kinds of flowers, each The species has a different beauty and fragrance, but they all have in common that they contain the affection, care and enthusiasm of the Buddhist monks and nuns here.
Address: Ward 3, Da Lat City, Lam Dong
Linh Quy Phap An Pagoda
Linh Quy Phap An is a temple located on a high hill, surrounded by hills of tea, coffee, … This place is not only pure and peaceful but also has immense natural scenery worth admiring. Nestled in a location known as a fairyland, the temple is famous for its very attractive heaven gate image.
In order for the visit here to be safe and convenient, visitors should carefully prepare the necessary things when traveling, because the temple is quite far from the center and the road is quite difficult. On the way, we will see the wooden houses of tea growers around. Going higher, you will see the tall and wide Than Dao gong standing tall, creating a majestic look for the whole sky. From the “heaven gate” room, the eyes will see four sides covered by green trees, green, strangely beautiful like a picture that has just been painted. You will be overwhelmed by the impressive scenery here, worthy of the effort to overcome the arduous journey. But don’t be so absorbed in looking at the majestic mountain scenery that you forget to go inside. When entering the temple, you will see the unique architecture, majestic and magnificent bronze statues.
Linh Quy Phap An It will be an ideal place for travelers who like peace and quiet. Here also regularly organize retreats for Buddhists, you are interested in following the information on the temple’s fanpage!
Address: Loc Thanh Commune, Bao Loc City, Lam Dong Province