10 Most Terrific Temples Of The World

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Pics and Brief descriptions of the 10 most wonderful temples. From a forwarded Email.
Included are couplets of wisdom for reflection

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10 Most Terrific Temples Of The World

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  2. 2. 2 1 - Tiger's Nest Monastery, perched precariously on the edge of a 3,000-feet-high cliff in Paro Valley, is one of the holiest places in Bhutan
  3. 3. 3 1 - Tiger's Nest Monastery, Bhutan The restless mind cannot be at peace. Be mindful and this hindrance will come to cease.
  4. 4. 4 2 - Wat Rong Khun in Chiang Mai, Thailand is unlike any Buddhist temples in the world.
  5. 5. 5 A peaceful mind is a true treasure that is priceless. Cultivate your mind to attain peace and happiness. 2 - Wat Rong Khun in Chiang Mai, Thailand
  6. 6. 6 3 - 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 smaller ones
  7. 7. 7 3 - Prambanan is a Hindu temple in Indonesia. Greed and anger rob the mind of peace. With these defilements, you have DIS-EASE.
  8. 8. 8 4 - Shwedagon Paya (or Pagoda) in Myanmar - legend has it that it is 2,500 years old though archaeologists estimate that it was built between the 6th and 10th century.
  9. 9. 9 4 - Shwedagon Paya (or Pagoda) in Myanmar With Right View, Right Concentration and Right Mindfulness, you’re on the Path to ultimate peace and happiness.
  10. 10. 10 5 - Temple of Heaven is a Taoist temple in Beijing, China. The temple was constructed in 14th century by Emperor Yongle of the Ming Dynasty
  11. 11. 11 5 - Temple of Heaven is a Taoist temple in Beijing, China. When Wisdom rules the mind, Peace comes most of the time.
  12. 12. 12 6 - Chion-in Temple in Japan, 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..
  13. 13. 13 True Peace lies within the mind. You can find this Truth Sublime. 6 - Chion-in Temple in Japan,
  14. 14. 14 7 - The complex of Borobudur, Indonesia, is 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.
  15. 15. 15 7 - The complex of Borobudur, Indonesia We know that true peace is much needed. When will words of wisdom be heeded?
  16. 16. 16 8 - The Harmandir Sahib (meaning The Abode of God ) or simply the Golden Temple in Punjab, India is the most sacred shrine of Sikhism.
  17. 17. 17 8 Golden Temple in Punjab, India When we have Virtue and Mindfulness then we will get Peace and Happiness
  18. 18. 18 9 - The Temple of Srirangam ( Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple ) , in the Indian city of Tiruchirapalli (or Trichy), is the largest functioning Hindu temple in the world
  19. 19. 19 9 - The Temple of Srirangam, India Wisdom arises through Awakening. Peace and Freedom come through Seeing.
  20. 20. 20 10 – Ankor Wat, Cambodia, the largest temple in history and the inspiration to countless novels and action movies of Hollywood
  21. 21. 21 10 – Ankor Wat, Cambodia When the mind is truly wise and clear, supreme happiness and peace is near.
  22. 22. 22 The End Solitude is a need for the mind to have peace of the sublime kind. With Metta, Bro. Oh Teik Bin

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