Zhulin-2 monastery, (near) Yantai, Shandong, CN

Raw data

"Zhulin Temple (Zhulin Si) began construction during Jin Da decade second year of Northern Song Dynasty (1162 year).
It is the only ancient scenic spot temple with exuberant incense and candle and national characteristics in Jiaodong peninsula. It was repeatedly repaired throughout all previous dynasties. It was repaired both in Ming and Qing Dynasties Dynasty and had the inscribed texts record of Emperor Qian Long.
Ten years of disorder subjected it to ruins. The current reconstructed bamboo grove temple not only holds historical record of beautiful scenery but has also been expanded."

Zhulin Temple Mount Daiwang
First built in AD 1162, Zhulin temple has long been famous historic sights temple with more than eight hundred years history. It was first built by some monk in Song Dynasty. Located on the sunny-slope of Mountain Daiwang, with sea view under, the beautiful view has attracted numerous tourists visit. For sincere buddhist monks, it’s a holy land. Today, it has become the only monastery with rich ethnic characteristics in Shandong Pennisula. Each year a large number of visitors come to this temple for pilgrimage.

Nanyangpo, Daiwang Mountain, Laishan District, Yantai 264005, China

Input by: tmciolek Aug 06 2014

Final data (and their sources)

Last updated: 24 Aug 2014

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 Zhulin-2 monastery, CN.

General location of the Zhulin-2 monastery, CN.
Lat 37.49917 Long 121.4152
Mapping & images: Falling Rain Genomics (http://www.fallingrain.com), 2013.

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Final data - explanatory notes

1. Monastery's name

  • Zhulin-2 monastery

2. Monastery's modern country & province

  • China:Shandong Sheng

3. Monastery's alternative/historical names

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4. Monastery's lat/long coordinates

  • Approx. Lat 37.49917 Long 121.4152 - based on visual identification of the site in maps/satellite imagery, maps.google.com - tmciolek, 06 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 1133-66c - tmciolek 06 Aug 2014
1133-66c 1167-99c 1200=> dated-el

12. Date-intermediate

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13. Date-late

MBM chrono-tag 1200=> - tmciolek 06 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

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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]
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