Kaiyuan-3 monastery, (in) Suzhou, Jiangsu, CN

Raw data

"Layout of Kaiyuansi in Suzhou, first built in 925, demonstrates the typical axial layout." - http://dharmacowgirl.wordpress.com/2011/05/20/shifting-the-center-part-i/

31°17'42"N   120°36'48"E - http://wikimapia.org/23713895/Kaiyuan-temple

Input by: tmciolek, Nov 04, 2012

Final data (and their sources)

Last updated: 20 May 2013

Lat/Long coordinates' accuracy:
The monastery in question is assumed to be situated actually no farther than 200 m from the point defined by the coordinates below.

Location of Kaiyuan-3 monastery, CN.

General location of the Kaiyuan-3 monastery, CN.
Lat 31.2952 Long 120.6134
Mapping & images: Falling Rain Genomics (http://www.fallingrain.com), 2012.

Google Map link:


Final data - explanatory notes

1. Monastery's name

2. Monastery's modern country & province

  • China:Jiangsu Sheng

3. Monastery's alternative/historical names

  • [missing data]

4. Monastery's lat/long coordinates

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

  • Mahayana

10. Monastery's Buddhist sub-tradition

  • [missing data]

11. Date-early

  • MBM chrono-tag: 0900-32c 0933-66p - tmciolek 20 May 2013
  • 0900-32c 0933-66p dated-e

12. Date-intermediate

  • [missing data]

13. Date-late

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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]

18. Available Printed Literature

  • [bibliographical details of the Book/Article 1]
  • [bibliographical details of the Book/Article 2]
  • [bibliographical details of the Book/Article 3]

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