List of Buddhist temples

This is a list of Buddhist temples, monasteries, stupas, and pagodas for which there are Wikipedia articles, sorted by location.

Borobudur-Nothwest-view
Borobudur temple at Magelang, Indonesia was the largest Buddhist Temple in the world and was one of the 7 wonders by UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Brahmavihara Arama
Brahmavihara-Arama temple at Bali, Indonesia was the Buddhist Temple with traditional Balinese influence.
Maya Devi Lumbini
Maya Devi temple at Lumbini, Nepal was the birthplace of Buddha.
Mahabodhitemple
Mahabodhi Temple Complex at Bodh Gaya, Bihar, India was the place of Buddha's Enlightenment.
Ancient Buddhist monasteries near Dhamekh Stupa Monument Site, Sarnath
Ancient Buddhist monasteries near Dhamekh Stupa Monument Site at Sarnath, Uttar Pradesh, India where Buddha delivered his first teaching.
Kusinara
The Parinirvana Temple with the Parinirvana Stupa at Kushinagar, India where Buddha attained Parinirvana after his death

Australia

Australian Capital Territory

New South Wales

Queensland

South Australia

Victoria

Western Australia

Bangladesh

Bhutan

The Tiger's nest
Paro Taktsang (Tiger's Nest)

Bumthang

  • Kurjey Lhakhang - one of Bhutan's most sacred temples - image of Guru Rinopche enshrined in rock.

Paro

  • Rinpung Dzong
  • Paro Taktsang (Tiger's Nest) - perched on a 1,200 meter cliff, this is one of Bhutan's most spectacular monasteries.

Punakha

Phobjika

Thimphu

Cambodia

Buddhist monks in front of the Angkor Wat
Prasat Angkor Wat
Silverpagoda
Wat Preah Keo Morokot
Phnom Penh Wat Phnom 04
Wat Phnom.

Angkor

Kampong Thom

Phnom Penh

Pursat

Canada

British Columbia

QC Harrington2 tango7174
Monastère Bouddhiste de Tam Bao Son, Canton d'Harrington, Laurentides, Québec

Nova Scotia

Ontario

People's Republic of China

Tianning Temple Pagoda
The Tianning Pagoda in Beijing, built around 1120.
Red building Putuo Zongcheng Temple
The Putuo Zongcheng Temple in Hebei, represents a fusion of Chinese and Tibetan architectural style.
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Tianning Temple (Changzhou) in Jiangsu - the tallest pagoda and the tallest wooden structure in the world.[1]
Giant Wild Goose Pagoda, Xi'an, China - 005
Giant Wild Goose Pagoda, Xi'an, Shaanxi province.
GoldenSummit
Golden Temple (Chinese Buddhist) at the summit of Emei Shan, in Sichuan. Emei Shan is one of the Four Sacred Mountains of Chinese Buddhism.
Juyingchi
The Three Pagodas of Chong Sheng Temple, Dali City, Yunnan.

Anhui

Beijing

Fujian

Guangdong

Hainan

Hebei

Henan

Hohhot

Hubei

Hong Kong

Jiangsu

Jiangxi

Ningxia

Quanzhou

Shaanxi

Shandong

Shanghai

Shanxi

Sichuan

Tibet Autonomous Region

Jokhang Temple in Tibet
The Jokhang Temple in Lhasa, Tibet.

Yunnan

Zhejiang

Europe

La Pagode de Vincennes
The Pagode de Vincennes, originally the Cameroon Pavilion of the 1931 Paris Colonial Exposition.
BuddhistischesHaus
Das Buddhistische Haus in Berlin - the oldest Buddhist temple in Europe.
Samye Ling Stupa
The main stupa at Samyé Ling monastery in Scotland

Denmark

France

Germany

Greece

Hungary

Italy

Poland

Slovenia

Spain

Sweden

United Kingdom

India

Andhra Pradesh

Gurubhaktulakonda Buddhist Monastery Remnants at Ramatheertham
Buddhist Monastery Remnants, Ramatheertham, Andhra Pradesh

Arunachal Pradesh

Bihar

Goa

Buddhist caves exist in following places in Goa:

Buddha idols have been found in several places, and some temples, some are still in worship and are considered now as Hindu gods. Monasteries used to exist in many places, and it can be seen from the names of the modern villages. For example, Viharas have been found in modern Divachali or ancient Dipakavishaya, Lamgaon or ancient Lamagrama and many other places.

Himachal Pradesh

Jammu and Kashmir

Karnataka

Kerala

Madhya Pradesh

Maharashtra

Diksha Bhumi
Deekshabhoomi, Buddhism revival place in India

Orissa

Dhauli-Giri-Shanti-Stupa-Bhubaneswar-Orissa
Dhauli, Orissa

Sikkim

Tamil Nadu

Uttar Pradesh

West Bengal

Indonesia

Banyunibo Temple, 2014-05-31 01
Candi Banyunibo located in a paddy field southeast of Ratu Boko

Sumatra

West Java

Central Java

East Java

Bali

Israel

Japan

Fukui

Fukuoka

Gifu

Hiroshima

Hyōgo

Iwate

Kagawa

Zentsu-ji in Zentsu-ji City Kagawa pref16s5s4020
Zentsū-ji (Kūkai's birthplace)

Kanagawa

Kyoto

Kinkaku-ji
Kinkaku-ji (Rinzai-Shōkoku-ji sect), the Temple of the Golden Pavilion, located in Kyoto. It was built in Muromachi period.

Miyagi

Nagano

Nagasaki

Nagoya

Nara

Daibutsu of Todaiji 2
Tōdai-ji's Daibutsu in Nara, Nara

Osaka

  • Shitennō-ji (the first Buddhist and oldest officially administered temple in Japan)

Saitama

Shiga

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Konpon Chū-dō of Enryakuji in Ōtsu, Shiga

Shizuoka

Tochigi

Tokyo

Toyama

Wakayama

Danjogaran Koyasan12n3200
Danjogaran of Mount Kōya

Yamagata

Yamaguchi

Yamanashi

Laos

Pha That Luang, Vientiane, Laos
Pha That Luang

Vientiane

Luang Phrabang

Malaysia

KLS 2 0610
Kek Lok Si Temple, Penang.
Sri Lanka Buddhist Temple (from Lorong Timur), Sentul, Kuala Lumpur
Sri Lanka Buddhist Temple (from Lorong Timur), Sentul, Kuala Lumpur
Sandakan Sabah PuuJihShihTemple-03
Puu Jih Shih Temple, Sandakan, Sabah.
Tian Wang Dian
Jade Dragon Temple, Sibu, Sarawak.

Kuala Lumpur

Malacca

Penang

Kelantan

Perak

Pahang

Sabah

Sarawak

Mongolia

GandanTemple
Golden Temple at Gandan Monastery in Ulan Bator.

Ulaanbaatar

Övörkhangai

Selenge

Myanmar

ShwedagonCrowdedDay
Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon - the most revered pagoda in Myanmar.
Bagan-sm
Ancient pagodas are built in the Mon style, Bagan.
Baganmyo
Dhammayangyi Temple - a pyramid-shaped Buddhist temple.

Yangon Region

Yangon (Rangoon)

Mandalay Region

Bagan (Pagan)
Mandalay

Rakhine State

Bago Region

Bago
Pyay

Mon State

Shan State

Nepal

Great Drigung Kagyud Lotus Stupa
The Great Drigung Kagyud Lotus Stupa in Lumbini, Nepal

Kapilbastu District

Kathmandu District

Mustang District

Rupandehi District

  • Lumbini, birthplace of Siddhartha Gautama Buddha

New Zealand

Philippines

Kneelers at a Buddhist Temple in Tondo
Seng Guan Temple

Baguio

  • Baguio Buddhist temple

Davao

Metro Manila

  • Miao De Chan Temple, Tagaytay, Cavite, Philippines
  • Philippine Buddhist Tibetan Palyul Center Manila, 700 Piña Ave, Santa Mesa, Manila, 1016 Metro Manila, Philippines
  • Seng Guan Temple, Divisoria, Tondo, Manila
  • IBPS Manila / Fo Guang Shan Manila, Vito Cruz, Manila (菲律賓馬尼拉佛光山)
  • World Fellowship of Buddhists Philippines (世界佛教徒联谊会)
  • Ocean Sky Chan Monastery, San Juan City, Metro Manila (海天禅寺)

Republic of China (Taiwan)

Buddha Memorial Center, Taiwan 02
Fo Guang Shan Buddha Memorial Center, Taiwan.

Russia

Singapore

Buddha Tooth Relic Temple night
Modern architecture of the Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum in Singapore.

South Africa

South Korea

Seoul

Gyeonggi

Gangwon

North Chungcheong

South Chungcheong

North Gyeongsang

South Gyeongsang

North Jeolla

North Pyeongan

South Jeolla

Daejeon

Sri Lanka

Dambulla 01
Dambulla Golden Cave Temple
Mahiyangana Dagoba
Mahiyangana Dagoba

Ampara

Anuradhapura

Badulla

Balapitiya

Colombo

Dambulla

Hambantota

Jaffna

Kandy

Kalutara

Kelaniya

Kurunegala

Madampe

Mahiyanganaya

Matale

Polgahawela

Polonnaruwa

Trincomalee

Tanzania

Thailand

Wat Trimitr
Wat Traimit contains Golden Buddha - the world's largest solid gold statue.

Ayutthaya

Bangkok

Chiang Mai

Chiang Rai

Lampang

Lamphun

Kanchanaburi

Nakhon Si Thammarat

Pathum Thani

Phitsanulok

Phetchabun

Saraburi

Surat Thani

Ko Samui

Uganda

United States

Lightmatter Hsi Lai Temple 4
Hsi Lai Temple (Chinese) in Hacienda Heights, California - the largest Buddhist temple in the United States.
Deer Park Monastery3
Deer Park Monastery meditation hall (Vietnamese) in Escondido, California.
Shambhala Center
Shambhala Center (Tibetan) in Boulder, Colorado.
Ballard Kadampa Buddhist Temple 01
Kadampa Buddhist Temple in Seattle, Washington.
Linh Quang Buddhist Center, Lincoln, Nebraska, USA
Linh Quang Buddhist Center (Vietnamese) in Lincoln, Nebraska.

Arizona

California

Colorado

Connecticut

Florida

Georgia

Hawaii

Illinois

Kentucky

Louisiana

Maryland

Massachusetts

Michigan

Minnesota

Nebraska

New Jersey

New Mexico

New York

North Carolina

Ohio

Oregon

Rhode Island

Texas

Utah

Virginia

Washington

Wisconsin

Vietnam

ChuaDau ToanCanh
Dâu Pagoda in Bắc Ninh Province is the oldest Buddhist temple in Vietnam
BaiDinh Dien TamThe
Bái Đính Temple in Ninh Bình Province - the largest complex of Buddhist temples in Vietnam

An Giang

Bắc Ninh

Bình Dương

Đà Lạt

Đồng Nai

Hà Nội

Hồ Chí Minh City (Sài Gòn)

Huế

Hưng Yên

Kiên Giang

Ninh Bình

Nam Định

Nha Trang

Phú Yên

Thái Bình

Tiền Giang

Vũng Tàu

See also

Notes

  1. ^ China Daily. (April 30, 2007). World's Tallest Pagoda Inaugurated. Chinadaily.com.cn. Retrieved on 2008-05-22.
  2. ^ http://www.berchenling.org/kalachakra-stupa
  3. ^ https://mototaxidiotis.blogspot.com/2014/11/blog-post.html
  4. ^ https://www.travelstyle.gr/ellhnikoi-proorismoi-mustika-merh-anakaluyeis/
  5. ^ http://www.berchenling.org/8-stupas/
  6. ^ "SkyscraperPage - Chung-Tai Buddhist Temple". 2008-11-08.
  7. ^ "Convicted S'pore Buddhist monk Shi Ming Yi walks free after 6mths in jail". Retrieved 22 December 2014.

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Baoguo Temple (Zhejiang)

The Baoguo Temple (Chinese: 保国寺; pinyin: Bǎoguósì) is a Mahayana Buddhist temple located in the Jiangbei district, 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) north of Ningbo, in Zhejiang Province, People's Republic of China. It is noted as the second oldest surviving wooden structure in southern China since the main hall of the present temple dates back to 1013 AD during The Northern Song Dynasty.

Buddhist temple

A Buddhist temple is the place of worship for Buddhists, the followers of Buddhism. They include the structures called vihara, chaitya stupa, wat and pagoda in different regions and languages. Temples in Buddhism represent the pure land or pure environment of a Buddha. Traditional Buddhist temples are designed to inspire inner and outer peace. Its structure and architecture varies from region to region. Usually, the temple consists not only of its buildings, but also the surrounding environment. The Buddhist temples are designed to symbolize 5 elements: Fire, Air, Earth, Water, and Wisdom.

Gangyō-ji

Gangyō-ji (元慶寺, Gangyō-ji) is a Buddhist temple in Kyoto, founded by the priest Henjō. The Emperor Kōkō endowed the temple and the emperor Kazan abdicated in this temple.

Korean Buddhist temples

Buddhist temples are an important part of the Korean landscape. This article gives a brief overview of Korean Buddhism, then describes some of the more important temples in Korea. Most Korean temples have names ending in -sa (사, 寺), which means "temple" in Sino-Korean.

Many temples, like Sudeoksa, offer visitors a Temple Stay program.

List of Buddhist temples in Busan

This is a list about Buddhist temples in Busan, South Korea.

List of Buddhist temples in Kyoto

There are 1,600 Buddhist temples scattered throughout the prefecture of Kyoto.

List of buildings and structures

This is a list of buildings and nonbuilding structures.

Mii-dera

Mii-dera (三井寺,御井寺), formally called Onjō-ji (園城寺), is a Buddhist temple in Japan located at the foot of Mount Hiei, in the city of Ōtsu in Shiga Prefecture. It is only a short distance from both Kyoto, and Lake Biwa, Japan's largest lake. The head temple of the Jimon sect of Tendai, it is something of a sister temple to Enryaku-ji, at the top of the mountain, and is one of the four largest temples in Japan. Altogether, there are 40 named buildings in the Mii-dera complex.

Mii-dera is temple 14 in the Saigoku Kannon Pilgrimage.

Naewonsa

Naewonsa is a Buddhist temple of the Jogye Order in Seoul, South Korea. It is located in San 1 Jeongneung-dong in the Seongbuk-gu area of the city.

Pháp Hoa Temple

For the temple of the same name in Hanoi, see List of Buddhist temples in Hanoi.Phap Hoa Temple (Vietnamese: Chùa Pháp Hoa, listen), meaning Dharma Lotus Temple, is a Buddhist temple located at 20 Butler Avenue, Pennington, South Australia, 5013. Established in 1978, it moved to its current location in December 1989. It is a member of the United Vietnamese Buddhist Congregation and the head is the Most Venerable Thich Nhu Hue, and the abbot is the Reverend Thich Vien Tri.

Sai-ji

Sai-ji (西寺, Sai-ji) or the West Temple was one of the two large Buddhist temples established in Kyoto, Japan.

Tōfuku-ji

Tōfuku-ji (東福寺) is a Buddhist temple in Higashiyama-ku in Kyoto, Japan. Tōfuku-ji takes its name from two temples in Nara, Tōdai-ji and Kōfuku-ji. It is one of the so-called Kyoto Gozan or "five great Zen temples of Kyoto". Its honorary sangō prefix is Enichi-san (慧日山).

Wat Phra Yai

Wat Phra Yai, known in English as the Big Buddha Temple, is a Buddhist temple on Ko Phan (also spelled Koh Fan or Koh Faan), a small island offshore from the northeastern area of Ko Samui, Thailand, connected to that island by a short causeway 3 kilometres (1.9 miles) north of Samui International Airport. As its name indicates, it is home to a giant, 12-metre-high (39-foot) gold-painted Buddha statue. Since being built in 1972, it has become one of Ko Samui's main tourist attractions and a major landmark.

Youguo Temple

Youguo Temple (Chinese: 佑國寺) is a Buddhist monastery complex located northeast of Kaifeng, in Henan province, China. It was built during the Song dynasty (960–1279 CE). The design features the Iron Pagoda towering in the center of the complex, in a style that flourished in Chinese Buddhist temple architecture through the 11th century.

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