The Jimgju Buddhist Temple
Mt.Qing Yuan is situated in the southeastern of Ji An City. As early as Han Dynasty, it was regarded as one of the famous mountains by Zhang Yiling, a Taoist master, whom has named 365 mountains ttotally. In AD 705, the Tang Dynast, initially the Anying Buddhist Temple is named for seting up at the foot of the Anying Peak in Qing Yuan area. Hui zhong, an emperor of the Song Dymasty, granted the present name.
In AD 714, the Tang Dynasty, Zen master Hong Ji indicated the Qing Yuan Buddha’s seet to be the origin of Chao Dong, Yun Men and Fa Yan, which established the Jingju Buddhist Temple’s important position in the history of Chinese Buddhism and the inrluence to the world Buddhism greatly. In AD 714, Tang Xuan Zong ordered to build the Tower for Zen master Hong Ji’s Death in Qing Yuan, after which, the jingju Buddhisr Temple flourished and many renowmed men kept pouring in the holy place.