Dafo Temple

Dafo Temple | Yuexiu District | 大佛寺

The Great Buddha Temple, also known as Dafo Temple, originally built in the Southern Han Dynasty (917-971 AD), named Xinzang Temple, was created for the twenty-eight nights in the sky by the king of the Southern Han Dynasty, Liu Yanshang. In the Ming Dynasty,

Dafo Temple is located in Huifu Dong Lu, Yuexiu, Guangzhou. 

The Great Buddha Temple expanded to Longzang Temple, which was later changed to the Office of Inspection and Press.

The office was destroyed by fire in the first year of Shunzhi in the Qing Dynasty (1649).

The Dafo Temple was used as the place for the announcement and the pavilion was built in front of the temple.

In the spring of the second year of Kangxi, the King of Pingnan, Shangke, donated his royal salary, imitated the official temple system of the capital, and rebuilt the temple in the style of the Lingnan region. It has high cultural and artistic appreciation value, Yongzheng 11th year (1733), selected by Liu Shu, the prefect of Guangzhou, The Dafo Temple, was used as the place for the announcement, and the announcement pavilion was built in front of the temple.

At the same time, Liu Shu built the Weituo Hall, the Garan Hall, and the east and west gates of the “Buddha Realm” and “Zhan Lin” on both sides of the main hall. With the expansion of the scope of the monastery, Buddhist events were prosperous, and its reputation spread far and wide, becoming one of the five most vast jungles in Canton.

Rebuild Dofo Temple

In 1981, Master Guangming, the vice-chairman of the Guangzhou Buddhist Association, became the abbot and began to rebuild. After hard work, the Daxiong Hall was restored to its original appearance, and three giant bronze Buddha statues were also recast, each 6 meters high and 10 tons in weight. Tourists and pilgrims from home and abroad came to visit the Buddha with each passing day.

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Dongguan | 东莞 | Greater Bay Area

Greater Bay Area | Dongguan

The Greater Bay Area is China’s plan to integrate the two special administrative regions of Hong Kong and Macao, and the nine Chinese mainland cities of Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Zhuhai, Foshan, Huizhou, Dongguan, Zhongshan, Jiangmen, and Zhaoqing in Guangdong province into a leading hub for innovation and economic growth.

Dongguan

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Dongguan has formed pillar industries such as electronic information, electrical machinery and equipment, textiles, clothing, shoes and hats, food and beverages, papermaking, and paper products, and cultivated new industrial clusters such as LED optoelectronics, new flat panel displays, and solar photovoltaics.

东莞位於广东省中南部、珠江口东岸,地处粤港澳大湾区的中心地带、广深科技创新走廊中部。

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目前,东莞形成了电子资讯、电气机械及设备、纺织服装鞋帽、食品饮料、造纸及纸制品等支柱产业,培育出LED光电、新型平板显示、太阳能光伏等新兴产业集群。

The four pillar industries of Shenzhen are advanced technology, modern logistics, financial services, and cultural industry.

Shenzhen focuses on the development of seven emerging industries of strategic importance, namely biotechnology, Internet, new energy, new materials, cultural and creative industries, new-generation information technology, as well as energy conservation and environmental protection, plus future industries on life and health, marine, aerospace and aviation, robots, wearable devices, and smart equipment.

Shenzhen

Brilliant Shenzhen

深圳的四大支柱产业是先进科技、现代物流、金融服务和文化产业。

深圳重点发展生物科技、互联网、新能源、新材料、文化创意产业、新一代信息技术、节能环保等七大战略性新兴产业,以及未来生活和产业。 健康、海洋、航天航空、机器人、可穿戴设备和智能设备。

Hong Kong, formally the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China (HKSAR), is on the eastern Pearl River Delta in South China.

With over 7.5 million locals and numerous visiting residents of different races packed in a 1,104-square-kilometre (426 sq mi) area. Hong Kong is among one of the most densely booming locations in the world.

Hong Kong is also among the 3 global financial facilities and also among one of the most industrialized cities in the world.

Hong Kong Aerial view

Beautiful view from Victoria Peak in Hong Kong 

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