Visit Linh Ung Pagoda On The First Day Of The Lunar Month

Linh Ung Pagoda Bai But is the largest temple in Da Nang city in both scale and artistic architecture. This temple is located in the tourist complex of Son Tra peninsula. It's built with a harmonious combination between modernity and tradition of Vietnamese pagoda. And currently a new Da Nang tourist destination.

How Linh Ung Pagoda Bai But is special?

The people of Son Tra Peninsula recalled that, during the reign of King Minh Mang (Nguyen Dynasty, the nineteenth century). There was an unknown Buddha image that drifted to the sand here. Given that it was auspicious, they established male worship and from there the whole area was calm and peaceful, the fishermen were calm and doing business for a long time. The sandy area that the Buddha statue came from, named Bai But (means the Buddha's realm in the world). I's also the place to build Linh Ung Pagoda today.

Another special thing of Linh Ung Pagoda is that even if standing in any place in the city. It's easy to see the statue of the Buddha Goddess of Mercy standing on the mountain, facing the sea with gentle eyes. Also we can see one The hand catches the tamarind seal, the other hand holds the orange water bottle. Because it is located in the highest terrain of Son Tra Peninsula, right from the gate of the pagoda visitors can take the eye away from the whole of Danang City. If changing the direction to look at the sea. My Khe beach will be in sight with both the clear blue water beach and the long white sandy beach. It's running around the road at the foot of the mountain of Son Tra peninsula.

Architecture of Linh Ung Pagoda

The main hall of Linh Ung Pagoda was built in a modern style combined with the traditional architecture of the Vietnamese pagoda with curved tile roof. The strong pillars of the main hall are also surrounded by delicate, sculpted dragons. A whole population of items. Such as the Chanh Dien, the Toi, the lecture hall, Tang Duong and the garden of Arhat statues. There are all built in scale and magnificent at Linh Ung Pagoda.

In the temple compound, at the main entrance is the display of the statue of Buddha Shakyamuni Buddha and the Buddha Amitabha Buddha, the Tripitaka. Four Dharmakaya deities and 18 Arhat are arranged in two rows on the road to the main hall. Each person embodies the different levels of emotions "blazing, wrath, and love" of people, making the scene here extremely lively. Visitors who once set foot in Linh Ung Pagoda are no longer admiring the admiration of the Arhat statues which are delicately and elegantly depicted.

Travel to Linh Ung Pagoda Bai But you also can see the special of 18 La Han stone statue. It's one of the most distinctive features of Linh Ung Pagoda carved by artist Nguyen Viet Minh (President of Non Nuoc Craft Village Association) with monolithic white stone material brought from Thanh Hoa.

How to go to Linh Ung Pagoda?

To get to Linh Ung Pagoda, we followed the national highway that surrounded My Khe beach area, one of the most beautiful beaches of Da Nang. About 10km from the foot of Son Tra Peninsula, we were at Linh Ung Pagoda. It is a majestic and massive temple in both scale and artistic architecture with an area of ​​about 20ha. The pagoda is located in the middle of the mountain, bearing the figure of the child, facing the sea, the back rests against the vast primeval forest of Son Tra peninsula.

Located in the new tourist complex formed on Son Tra peninsula. Linh Ung Pagoda now not only a spiritual tourist destination. But also a space to gather spirituality of heaven and earth. Also people's hearts towards the tourists once holiday in Da Nang.

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