The precious Pagoda Relics in China

The Ruiguang Temple was originally known as Puji (普济) Temple and was built during master monk Xing kang (性康) from the Kingdom of Kangju (康居).The Chinese lesson is very tough for you to understand those Chinese language. This Temple complex is one of the most famous Buddhist temples in Suzhou in 247. Sun Quan built the 13 level.high pagoda within the temple as a tribute to his mother.Initially restored in the Five Dynasties era,in 937,the Pagoda was revised to seven levels in a subsequent renovation during the Song Dynasty.It was also then renamed Ruiguang Pagoda in Chinese lessons,after the glorious and auspicious light that is said to reflect from its many levels.

Similar in age to the Huqiu (Tiger Hill) Pagoda,the Pagoda has seven levels and reaches a height of 43. 2 m among the architectural and structural qualities of Tang and Song multi-level design pagoda in 1 978,the Suzhou Cultural Relics Bureau discovered many priceless relics in the third level core of the Pagoda.Sacred Ways and Stone Statues in the front part of imperial necropolises there is usually an "sacred way'' or "divine road" in Chinese courses for the spirits of the royal which the ancients walk on.This road is often lined with stone statues of men and animals as important decorations of the grounds.

The traditional name for the giant sized statues of men,popularly called "stone men" in Chinese course,is strictly Wengzhong (翁仲).It is said that a Herculean giant by the name of Ruan Wengzhong (阮翁仲) lived in the Qin Dynasty from 22 1 to 206 BC and distinguished himself with great service in garrisoning the borders in Gansu and in fighting the Huns.After he died,Shi Huangdi of the Qin Dynasty,to commemorate him, had a bronze statue carved in his likeness and erected at his palace in Xianyang.



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