Yuxian Temple

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Yuxian Temple

Yuxian temple was built in Tongzhi period of Qing Dynasty. There is a beautiful folklore about the name of Yuxian temple. It is said that in ancient times, a man went to Mount Emei to seek immortality. When he came here, he met a farmer who cut firewood and said to him, "leisure and inaction are immortals. Why go to Mount Emei?" Then he disappeared. Knowing that he had met the immortal, he went back down the mountain with satisfaction. Later, the monk built a temple here, named "Yuxian Temple". You can rest here and experience the philosophy of "leisure and inaction is immortal".

introduce

Located at the waist of Changshou slope, it is named after "meeting immortal cave" behind the temple. It was built in 1862 in the first year of Tongzhi reign of the Qing Dynasty. It is a wood structure building and is still in good condition. Although the temple is small in scale, it has a beautiful environment. It is intended to create an unusual and special landscape by taking advantage of the local terrain. On the left side of the temple, the dangerous rock is a thousand feet high, and on the right side is a deep stream.

legend

Yuxian temple was built in Tongzhi period of Qing Dynasty. There is a beautiful folklore about the name of Yuxian temple. It is said that in ancient times, a man went to Mount Emei to seek immortality. When he came here, he met a farmer who cut firewood and said to him, "leisure and inaction are immortals. Why go to Mount Emei?" Then he disappeared. Knowing that he had met the immortal, he went back down the mountain with satisfaction. Later, the monk built a temple here, named "Yuxian Temple". You can rest here and experience the philosophy of "leisure and inaction is immortal".

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