|Local people stop in for a quick prayer,
light some incense, do four bows and
are on their way. This Buddha is made
from white jade and weighs 11 tons.
|People make offerings to
Buddha in different ways. We
threw coins in the incense burner
(harder than it looks!) for good luck.
|Jing’an means Temple of Peace and Tranquility.
Originally built in 247AD, it was relocated to
this spot in 1216. And look what happened
|Once you smell the incense and hear the monks
chanting, you are transported into another world,
despite the fact that it is smack in the middle of
a huge metropolis.
|15 tons of silver Buddha!|