Baita Temple-Miaoying Temple White Pagoda

The white pagoda of Miaoying Temple is located in Miaoying Temple north of Fuchengmennei Avenue. Because the temple has a tower covered with chalk throughout the body, it is commonly known as the White Tower Temple, which is a key cultural relic in China.

Kublai Khan, the ancestor of the Yuan Dynasty, believed in Buddhism and welcomed the Buddha Buddha relic. By the eighth year of the year (1271), this large tower was built in the southwest of the metropolis. After the completion of the sixteenth year of Yuan Dynasty (1279), a large-scale temple was built in front of the tower to save the name of the Great Shengshou Mangan Temple. The temple halls of the temple are like the inner court, and the statues are decorated with gold on the walls, which is one of the important projects built by the royal family in the Yuan Dynasty. In 1368, all the temples were burned by thunder, only Baita survived. Ming Xuande was restored in eight years and renamed Miaoying Temple. During the Qing Emperor Kangxi and Qianlong, several repairs were carried out. Only the White Pagoda is a relic of the Yuan Dynasty. The temple consists of a four-story palace and a tower. A white tower stands in the middle of the courtyard, and a small corner pavilion is built ar ound it. The white tower is composed of a tower base, a tower body and a tower brake. The base of the platform is 9 meters high, the tower is 50.9 meters high, and the base area is 1422 square meters. The base of the platform is divided into three layers, and the bottom layer is square. Sub-shaped Xumi seat. A foundation is built on the foundation to connect the tower body and the foundation together. There are 5 additional rings on the rosette to support the tower . The tower is commonly known as a treasure jar, shaped like a bowl, and there are 7 iron hoops on it, and there is a small X-shaped seat with an Asian shape on it. Then it is a 13-day phase wheel . The top is a canopy with a diameter of 9.7 meters. The canopy is made of thick wood. The copper tile is placed on top of it and made into 40 radial tube ridges. 36 copper openwork tassel and wind chimes are hung around the canopy . The breeze blows and the bells are pleasant. At the center of the canopy, there is also a 鎏 Jin Baod ing, which is about 5 meters high. The Baoding is fixed on the copper plate with 8 thick iron chains.

Baita was repaired and strengthened in 1978. During the construction process, the Great Tibetan Scriptures, woodcarvings, acrobatics, five-crowned Buddha crowns, Qianlong s handwritten Balomi Sutra and Tibetan texts were discovered in the Qianlong period of the Qing Dynasty ( 1753) during the eighteen years of the Qing Dynasty (1753). Sacred Mantra, Bronze III Buddha Statue, Red Gold Relic Longevity Buddha, etc. The shape of the white pagoda originated from the ancient Indian obstruction slope, and was designed and constructed by Nepalese craftsman Anigo.

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