Buddist Temple in Richmond, BC – an off shoot of Lingyen Shen Monastery Taiwan.
Ling Yen Mountain Temple built 1996, in the Chinese Palatial Style. View inside the inner Courtyard.
The Six Goals of Lingyen Mountain Temple, located in the front office/library
15′ Gilded Buddha – activities prevented us from entering this main hall of the temple
Located on Agricultural lands, the garden contains fruit trees and berries, located behind the temple.
Main entrance to temple.
Secondary hall of the Temple with 3 large gold statues.
Marble foo dog detail of pair at entrance
Prayer + Lighting Incense
Quan Yin inside the prayer gazebo in the central courtyard
I visited the Temple during the Richmond Open Doors weekend… I had driven by many times and seen the huge golden Buddha thru the windows at night. There was an event going on so was not able to see the 15′ Gilded Buddha quite as hoped, but was given a lovely tour by a young university student who has been going to the temple with her family since a young child.
Located on the “Highway to Heaven” on No 5 Road Richmond (known as such for the different religions located side by side on the same road – unusual in many parts of the world – but here in Canada.
My name is Sue Womersley, designer of interiors and kitchens in White Rock, BC – sharing my adventures in decorating and interests in travel, architecture and design.