Baofeng monastery, (towards) Jing’an, Jiangxi, CN

Raw data

Unnamed monastery-1, headed by Ma-tsu Tao-i (Baso Doitsu) [= Mazu] (709-788), Kiang-si province, CN. Mahayana: Ch'an line. Active during Matsu times and onwards. Src: Thich Thien-An (1975:53)

"Mazu's memorial pagoda, located on the grounds of Baofeng monastery 寶峰寺 in Jiangxi province." -

Input by: tmciolek, 20 Feb 2009

[A photo of the] "Temple hall at Baofeng Zen Temple, a little distance away from province capital of Nanchang, and up in the mountains."
Input by: tmciolek, 19 Mar 2010

Final data (and their sources)

Last updated: 07 Nov 2012

Lat/Long coordinates' accuracy:
The monastery in question is assumed to be situated actually no farther than 2 km from the point defined by the coordinates below.

Location of Baofeng monastery, CN.

General location of the Baofeng monastery, CN.
Lat 29.002 Long 115.409
Mapping & images: Falling Rain Genomics (, 2009.

Google Map link:,%20CN)&ll=29.002,115.409&spn=05.0,05.0&t=k&hl=en

Final data - explanatory notes

1. Monastery's name

2. Monastery's modern country and province

  • China:Jiangxi Sheng

3. Monastery's alternative/historical names

4. Monastery's lat/long coordinates

  • Approx., Lat 29.002 Long 115.409 - estimated from the location of Mazu Daochang village in maps, - tmciolek, 23 March 2010.

5. Other known nearby Buddhist monasteries

  • [missing data]

6. Modern name of the known nearest city, town, or village

7. The settlement's alternative/historical names

8. The settlement's coordinates

9. Monastery's major Buddhist tradition

  • Mahyana

10. Monastery's Buddhist sub-tradition

  • Ch'an/Zen

11. Date-early

  • [missing data]

12. Date-intermediate

  • MBM chrono-tag: 0767-99c - tmciolek 13 Dec 2012
  • 0733-66p 0767-99c 0800-32c 0833-66c 0867-99c 0900-32c 0933-66c 0967-99c 1000-32c 1033-66c 1067-99c 1100-32c 1133-66c 1167-99c 1200=> dated-xl

13. Date-late

  • MBM chrono-tag: 1200=> - tmciolek 7 Nov 2012

14. Details of contacts with other monasteries

  • [missing data]

15. Type of evidence regarding the monastery

  • [missing data]

16. Additional notes

  • [missing data] (incl. details of the size of the monastic population)

17. Corrections & addenda to this page were kindly provided by

  • [missing data]

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