Temples in the Region (Part 2)


Generally, the temples have a square or rectangular plan and are composed of three main parts: an assembly hall, ambulatory, and cells. The hall serve as a meeting place and a place of worship. The ambulatory is where worshipers walk in a clockwise fashion while praying. It usually surrounds cells---interior rooms filled with images of the Buddha, sacred objects and brightly-coloured frescoes of sacred images and scenes from the life of Buddha.They also decorated on the golden roofs of the buildings with the sculptures of animals and objects, such as the double deer, dharma wheels and victory banners, making the whole constructions glittering with the golden shine.

The pictures are some temple in the region.

Xi Chiong Shi Temple (西琼寺)


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