By Rachel  Lee 7S2 Three Places  of Worship
<ul><li>Po Lin Monastery  -  The key facts about Po Lin Monastery ……………………….Page 3 - 4 </li></ul><ul><li>Westminster Abbey...
Po Lin Monastery - The key  facts about Po Lin Monastery <ul><li>LOCATION </li></ul><ul><li>The Po Lin Monastery is locate...
Po Lin Monastery  -  The key facts about Po Lin Monastery <ul><li>PEOPLE’S FAITH </li></ul><ul><li>People go to the Monast...
Westminster Abbey -   The history beyond the doors of Westminster Abbey <ul><li>INTRODUCING WESTMINSTER ABBEY </li></ul><u...
Westminster Abbey -   The history beyond the doors of Westminster Abbey <ul><li>EVENTS THAT TOOK PLACE IN WESTMINSTER ABBE...
Western Wall -   The details hidden in the cracks of the Western Wall <ul><li>LOCATION </li></ul><ul><li>The Western Wall ...
Western Wall -   The details hidden in the cracks of the Western Wall <ul><li>THE STRUCTURES  </li></ul><ul><li>The Wester...
Western Wall -   The details hidden in the cracks of the Western Wall <ul><li>PEOPLE’S FAITH </li></ul><ul><li>The Jews th...
Conclusion <ul><li>After looking at the information, the three holy places are very different from one and another.  </li>...
THE END THANK YOU FOR WATCHING MY POWERPOINT PRESENTATION! I HOPE YOU HAVE LEARNT PLENTY AFTER MY PRODUCTION, AND I HOPED ...
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Three Places Of Worship

  1. 1. By Rachel Lee 7S2 Three Places of Worship
  2. 2. <ul><li>Po Lin Monastery - The key facts about Po Lin Monastery ……………………….Page 3 - 4 </li></ul><ul><li>Westminster Abbey - The history beyond the doors of Westminster Abbey ……………Page 5 - 6 </li></ul><ul><li>Western Wall - The details hidden in the cracks of the Western Wall …….……………..Page 7 - 9 </li></ul><ul><li>Conclusion - Analysing the three holy places …….……………………...Page 9 - 10 </li></ul><ul><li>THE END - Thank you for watching my Presentation! …….……………...Page 11 </li></ul>Contents
  3. 3. Po Lin Monastery - The key facts about Po Lin Monastery <ul><li>LOCATION </li></ul><ul><li>The Po Lin Monastery is located in Lantau Island. </li></ul><ul><li>HISTORY </li></ul><ul><li>The Po Lin Monastery was found by three monks </li></ul><ul><li>that arrived in Ngong Ping, Lantau Island in </li></ul><ul><li>1906. It was first called the “ The Big Hut” </li></ul><ul><li>The three monks found a a stretch of smooth and even land. That stretch of land was situated among the mountains and it was perfect for constructing a monastery. Soon they began to build a small stone house, next followed by a big hut and thus a holy place was built. </li></ul><ul><li>Many monks from faraway heard about the news of the new sacred monastery and went there immediately. </li></ul><ul><li>Before long, they started growing vegetables and other crops.. </li></ul><ul><li>In 1924 “The Big Hut” was renamed to its current name the ‘Po Lin Monastery.’ </li></ul>
  4. 4. Po Lin Monastery - The key facts about Po Lin Monastery <ul><li>PEOPLE’S FAITH </li></ul><ul><li>People go to the Monastery because of their faith in Buddha. They think the Buddha was a great and powerful man who gave up all his luxury to become a monk. People who became monks or nuns are willing to give up their normal lives and act like Buddha. The people who believe in Buddhism thinks that he is like God and even more, some people think he is God. The God of their religion. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Westminster Abbey - The history beyond the doors of Westminster Abbey <ul><li>INTRODUCING WESTMINSTER ABBEY </li></ul><ul><li>Westminster Abbey’s formal name is the Collegiate Church </li></ul><ul><li>of St. Peter. Westminster Abbey is a gothic church it is a conventional </li></ul><ul><li>site of coronation and burial location for English sovereigns. </li></ul><ul><li>LOCATION </li></ul><ul><li>The Westminster Abbey is located in the heart of </li></ul><ul><li>London, England. </li></ul><ul><li>HISTORY </li></ul><ul><li>The Westminster Abbey was first built by Edward the confessor, in around 1045 - 1050. It was sanctified on December 28, 1065. Edward the confessor (also called St. Edward) built this church for the Benedictine monks in the Norman form of Romanesque. He designed and planned for it to be his burial place. Later on in 1245, Henry III rebuilt Westminster Abbey in the honor of Edward the Confessor (St. Edward) in a gothic style, which we now see in London, England. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Westminster Abbey - The history beyond the doors of Westminster Abbey <ul><li>EVENTS THAT TOOK PLACE IN WESTMINSTER ABBEY </li></ul><ul><li>Many coronations took place in Westminster Abbey. Ever since the coronations in 1066 of both King Harold and William the Conqueror, all English and British royals (except Lady Jane Grey, Edward V and Edward VIII, who did not have coronations, and Henry III who was unable to be crowned in London because Prince Louis of France had taken power over the city) have been crowned in the Abbey. </li></ul><ul><li>ACTIVITIES AND EVENTS </li></ul><ul><li>Many events and activities are held in Westminster Abbey. It rotates on a daily basis of worship, including Morning Prayer, Evensong and the Eucharist. Additionally, the Abbey organizes numerous services all through the year to commemorate anniversaries and special events in the life of the nation. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Western Wall - The details hidden in the cracks of the Western Wall <ul><li>LOCATION </li></ul><ul><li>The Western Wall is located in the western border of Temple Mount. </li></ul><ul><li>HISTORY </li></ul><ul><li>The Western Wall was built by King Solomon in 1030 . </li></ul><ul><li>Around two centuries later, the Babylonians destroyed the First Temple, the Jews built the Second Temple on the same position, a modest form of the previous one. It was not until, Herod the Great reconstructed the Second Temple. During its rebuilding period, (which started in 20 B.C.E. and took 46 years to finish) the location of the Temple Mount was improved, doubled and bordered by a wall with gates. The Temple was upgraded, expanded and faced with white stone. </li></ul><ul><li>The day after the Second Temple was again destroyed by the Romans, Jews gathered around the wall to grieve about its damage and remains. Nothing was left of the Second Temple, except for a section of the retaining wall remains. </li></ul><ul><li>Nowadays, the Western Wall is also identified as the ‘Wailing Wall’ It was called the Wailing Wall because when the final destruction of the Temple occurred, Jews would go to the site and mourn about the sad incident. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Western Wall - The details hidden in the cracks of the Western Wall <ul><li>THE STRUCTURES </li></ul><ul><li>The Western Wall is approximately 488 meters long which is the same as 1,600 feet. In the earlier times, it stood as high as 60 meters ( 197 feet) it now only remains 40 meters (131 feet) tall at it’s highest revealed point, with the rest remaining underground. </li></ul><ul><li>At the Western Wall Plaza, the height of the Western Wall from its foundation underground to its top consists of 45 stone courses, 28 of them above ground, and 17 underground. </li></ul><ul><li>The height of this section of the Western Wall, from </li></ul><ul><li>its foundation underground to its peak height, </li></ul><ul><li>is estimated at 32 meters (105 feet). </li></ul>
  9. 9. Western Wall - The details hidden in the cracks of the Western Wall <ul><li>PEOPLE’S FAITH </li></ul><ul><li>The Jews think that this wall is the closest that they can get to be with God. They believe that the existence of God never left the wall. Every now and then, Jews would leave prayers in the cracks in the wall and they believe the messages would be delivered to God. Every year, the Jews are allowed to visit the Western Wall and mourn about the destruction of the wall. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Conclusion <ul><li>After looking at the information, the three holy places are very different from one and another. </li></ul><ul><li>The Po Lin Monastery ,is a very religious place. Many people are attracted to come and visit the famous Monastery. </li></ul><ul><li>On the other hand, the Westminster Abbey has a lot of fascinating histories and is a very interesting place to visit. </li></ul><ul><li>Lastly, the Western Wall is a very sacred place, people respects and worship this wall and think it is a bridge between God and man. </li></ul>
  11. 11. THE END THANK YOU FOR WATCHING MY POWERPOINT PRESENTATION! I HOPE YOU HAVE LEARNT PLENTY AFTER MY PRODUCTION, AND I HOPED YOU HAVE ENJOYED IT! THANK YOU!

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