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Monastery of Divine Light

China, an East Asian country is one of the world’s oldest civilizations. It has a vast cultural history of more than five thousand years and an outstanding natural beauty. On the other hand, this country has remained a comparatively isolated and secluded one, and being a land of mystery, this country is not known to the western half of the world. However, China is rapidly developing and has grown in the phase of modernization, with an immense speed and is also welcoming the outer world to interact and do business with them.
The Monastery of Divine Light is located about 18 kilometers or 11 miles north of central Chengdu in the town of Xindu. Parts of this busy and popular temple date back to the 1st century. The 1,000 year old, 30 meter or 98 feet tall Sheli Pagoda dominates the temple complex. It is claimed that relics of the Buddha are stored in the monastery. There are also a further 5 halls and 16 courtyards to explore at this monastery.
One of the halls, Luohan Hall was built in the 19th century and contains 500 life size clay figures representing disciples of Buddha displaying a startling array of expressions from the saintly to the decidedly unsavory. The central statue in Luohan Hall depicts the goddess of mercy, Guanyin.
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