TEMPLE GARDENThis is the garden of the International Buddhist Temple in Richmond, B.C. I've written in more detail about it a year ago in my travel blog, but this past week I paid another visit there so I could do a new story for The Vancouver Guide. This has to be one of the most beautiful places to go on a field trip, yet a great many people have never taken the time to visit here.
This temps is an exquisite example of chinese palatial architecture. The statuary, mosaics, gardens, Worship Halls and many various Buddha shrines are simply amazing. I once heard a man who had been to China say that he thought it was more beautiful than the big temple in Beijing.
MAGNIFICENT GOLDEN BUDDHAIf you want to spend a quiet afternoon meditating and relaxing in lush, exotic surrounds, be sure and go there. It's free, and it's open every day.
ENTRANCE TO THE MAIN GRACIOUS HALL
You can read more details about the Temple in The Vancouver Guide, or in my earlier Blog.
The Temple is open 9.30 to 5:00 pm daily. www.BuddhistTemple.org