Saturday, October 18, 2008

10 Most Wonderful Temples of the World

စာမေရးႏိုင္ခ်ိန္ Forward ေမးလ္က ပံုေတြ တင္ေပးလိုက္တာ။ ေတာ္ေတာ္မ်ားမ်ားလည္း ၾကည့္ၿပီးေရာေပါ႔။

Tiger's Nest Monastery, perched precariously on the edge of a 3,000-feet-high cliff Paro Valley, is one of the holiest places in Bhutan

Wat Rong Khun in Chiang Rai, Thailand is unlike any Buddhist temples in the world.

Prambanan is a Hindu temple in Central Java, Indonesia. The temple was built in 850 CE, and is composed of 8 main shrines and 250 surrounding smallers ones

No one knows exactly when the Shwedagon Paya [wiki] (or Pagoda) in Myanmar was built - legend has it that it is 2,500 years old though archaeologists estimate that it was built between the 6th and 10th century.

Temple of Heaven is a Taoist temple in Beijing, the capital of China. The temple was constructed in 14th century by Emperor Yongle of the Ming Dynasty

Chion-in Temple was built in 1234 CE to honor the founder of Jodo (Pure Land) Buddhism, a priest named Honen, who fasted to death in the very spot.

In the 19th Century, Dutch occupies of Indonesia found a massive ancient ruin deep in the jungles of Java. What they discovered was the complex of Borobudur, a gigantic structure built with nearly 2 million cubic feet (55,000 m³) of stones. The temple has nearly 2,700 relief panels and 504 Buddha Statues.

The Harmandir Sahib (meaning The Abode of God) or simply the Golden Temple [wiki] in Punjab, India is the most sacred shrine of Sikhism.

The Temple of Srirangam ( Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple [wiki], in the Indian city of Tiruchirapalli (or Trichy), is the largest functioning Hindu temple in the world (Ankor Wat os the largest of all temple, but it is currently non-functioning as a temple - see below).

Last but definitely not least is the largest in history and the inspiration to countless novels and action movies of Hollywood: Ankor Wat.

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