Qingliang monastery, (near) Xi'an, Shaanxi, CN

Raw data

"Qingliang Temple was founded in the first year of Sui dynasty (581), which has more than 1400 years . It covers an area of more than 80 acres, and divided into north and south courtyard.south courtyard has three rooms and a main Hall, which includes a jade Maitreya Statue in Sui dynasty style. It's fine shaped and are now preserved in Xi'an Beilin Museum." - http://community.globaltimes.cn/forum.php?mod=viewthread&tid=4992

Chinese Kuomintang (KMT) Party Chairman Lien Chan sacrifices joss sticks during a visit to the Qingliang Temple in Xi'an, Northwest China's Shaanxi Province May 1, 2005.
Input by: tmciolek 14 Aug 2014

Final data (and their sources)

Last updated: 14 Aug 2014

Lat/Long coordinates' accuracy:
The monastery in question is assumed to be situated actually no farther than 20 km from the point defined by the coordinates below.

Location of Qingliang monastery, CN.

General location of the Qingliang monastery, CN.
Lat 34.17144 Long 108.93652
Mapping & images: Falling Rain Genomics (http://www.fallingrain.com), 2014.

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Final data - explanatory notes

1. Monastery's name

  • Qingliang monastery

2. Monastery's modern country & province

  • China:Shaanxi Sheng

3. Monastery's alternative/historical names

  • [missing data]

4. Monastery's lat/long coordinates

  • Approx. Lat 34.17144 Long 108.93652 - based on visual identification the possible site of the Qingliang monastery [2 courtyards, northern and southern] & close to the Qingliang monastery's marker in maps) in maps/satellite imagery, maps.google.com - tmciolek, 14 Aug 2014.

5. Other known nearby Buddhist monasteries

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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

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11. Date-early

MBM chrono-tag 0567-99c - tmciolek 14 Aug 2014
0567-99c 0600-32c 0633-66c 0667-99c 0700-32c 0733-66c 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-el

12. Date-intermediate

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13. Date-late

MBM chrono-tag 1200=> - tmciolek 14 Aug 2014

14. Details of contacts with other monasteries

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15. Type of evidence regarding the monastery

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16. Additional notes

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

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

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18. Known monks and nuns associated with this monastery

19. 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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