Xiangfu-3 monastery, (in) Mianzhu, Sichuan, CN

Raw data

"[Sichuan] Xiangfu temple is located in Mianzhu city gate. Built in the Tang Xianzong yuan and five years (810 years). This year, the Zen master Zong Mi Xiang Han Feng travel when, once to the temple begins. After the temples were destroyed, the Northern Song Dynasty Dazhong Xiangfu years (1008-1016 years) reconstruction, named for the Xiangfu temple."

[Perhaps the above is a reference to the Ch'an/Zen master (as well as the Huayen patriarch) Kuei-feng Tsung-mi 圭峰宗密(780–841) - tmciolek, 27 Feb 2013]

“Xiangfu temple (Mianzhu (绵竹))
China / Sichuan / Deyang / Mianzhu (绵竹)
[…] Coordinates:   31°20'55"N   104°11'36"E

Input by: tmciolek, Feb 25, 2013

Final data (and their sources)

Last updated: 27 Feb 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 Xiangfu-3 monastery, CN.

General location of the Xiangfu-3 monastery, CN.
Lat 31.34908 Ling 104.19366
Mapping & images: Falling Rain Genomics (http://www.fallingrain.com), 2013.

Google Map link:


Final data - explanatory notes

1. Monastery's name

  • Xiangfu-3

2. Monastery's modern country & province

  • Sichuan Sheng

3. Monastery's alternative/historical names

4. Monastery's lat/long coordinates

  • Approx. Lat 31.34908 Ling 104.19366 - based on visual identification of the site in maps/satellite imagery, maps.google.com - tmciolek, 27 Feb 2013.

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

11. Date-early

  • MBM chrono-tag 0800-32c - tmciolek 27 Feb 2013
  • 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

13. Date-late

  • MBM chrono-tag 1200=> - tmciolek 27 Feb 2013

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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