Xili monastery, (near) Fuzhou, Jianxi, CN

Raw data

"[s]ome time during the Tianbao period (742-756) Mazu left Fujian and moved west to Jiangxi. There he initially resided at Xili mountain in Fuzhou (located in the western part of Linchuan county), and later moved further south to Gonggong mountain in Qianzhou. Mazu arrived in Linchuan around 743 and stayed there at least 750. [he was accompanied there by ven.Daotong, ven.Chaoan and ven.Xitan - tmc]." Poceski (2007:30) - http://books.google.com.au/books?id=5fwRXrVPh-cC&pg=PA30

Input by: tmciolek, Nov 05, 2012

Final data (and their sources)

Last updated: 19 Jan 2013

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 Xili monastery, CN.

General location of the Xili monastery, CN.
Lat 27.9752 Long 116.3604
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: Jianxi Sheng

3. Monastery's alternative/historical names

  • [missing data]

4. Monastery's lat/long coordinates

  • Approx., Lat 27.9752 Long 116.3604 - based on visual identification of the Linchuan suburb of Fuzhou in maps/satellite imagery, maps.google.com - tmciolek, 05 Nov 2012.

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

  • [missing data]

11. Date-early

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12. Date-intermediate

  • MBM chrono-tag: 0733-66c - tmciolek 19 Jan 2013
  • 0700-32p 0733-66c 0767-99p dated-x

13. Date-late

  • [missing data]

14. Details of contacts with other monasteries

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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

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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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