Linh Ung Pagoda in Son Tra Peninsula
Danang City, a modern dynamic city of the central region with many famous landmarks and Linh Ung Pagoda is one of them. Located on Son Tra Peninsula overlooking the East Sea, the temple has a special wonder that the highest statue of Quan The Am Viet Nam.
Linh Ung Pagoda in Son Tra is considered the Buddha realm between the world. The pagoda is located on the top of the mountain in Bai But, Son Tra Peninsula, Da Nang (many people call it Linh Ung Bai But Pagoda or Linh Ung Son Tra Pagoda – because Da Nang has 3 Linh Ung Pagoda) overlooking the East Sea, on the other side is Cu Lao Cham Island, on the other side is Hai Van Pass on the other side, a quiet Han River flowing into the sea mouth.
Linh Ung Bai But Pagoda was built in July 2004 and inaugurated on July 30, 2010; so far the pagoda still continues to build more items.
The temple is 693 meters above sea level, with an area of 20 hectares, on top of a mountain, one side of the sea. Linh Ung Pagoda Bai But is a complex of many items including the main hall, the ancestor’s house, the lecture hall, the street and the library …
In addition to being known as one of the most beautiful, large and … pagodas in the three “Linh Ung Tu” temples in Da Nang, Linh Ung Bai But Pagoda is also known by the place where there is the highest statue of Quan Quan Am Buddha in Vietnam.
Son Tra peninsula is also a place of harmony between the sea and the mountains and the river in a quiet space, with the murmur of the sea and the story of an old story: At the time of King Minh Mang, the coastal fishermen where This is where a Buddha statue came from, the waves hit the sand, they thought it was auspicious, immediately established a worship. Since then, the calm and peaceful waves, the fishermen have peace of doing business, since then this place is called Bai But, also known as the Buddha’s realm in the world where the world of Quan The Ambitious, saves suffering, helps children who passed the cycle of rotation.
After climbing all the stone steps on the path leading to the temple, step through the main gate, just above the main entrance, located in the center of the wide yard with beautiful ornamental trees, the statue of Thich Ca Mau Buddha Buddha Ni, on the right is Guan Yin Bodhisattva, and on the left is the Tripitaka, four Dharmapala Gods and 18 Arhat are arranged to protect the main hall. On the left is a 67m high Quan Quan Am Buddha statue, 35m lotus diameter is considered the highest in Vietnam.
At the foot of the statue’s lotus tower always attracts many tourists and Buddhists to the Buddha’s ceremony and enjoy the compassionate beauty of this unique statue. In the statue there are 17 floors, each floor has a altar worshiping a total of 21 Buddha statues with different shapes, faces, postures, called “Middle Buddha Buddha.” The statue stood with its back against the mountain, facing the sea, the gentle eyes looked down, one hand caught the samadhi, the other held the nectar of water as a peaceful sprinkler for the far reaching fishermen. The landscape of the main hall combined with the Buddha Quan The Am statue creates a holistic and pure picture that is as elegant as the place of Bong lai.
Visiting Linh Ung Pagoda, visitors from all over the world also have the opportunity to visit the panorama of a city that is on a strong development. From the pagoda, the view towards the sea will be surrounded by a blue sea and sky, a long white sandy beach running around the road at the foot of the mountain glistening under the soft sunshine of the peninsula.
If you change the direction to look at the city, high-rise buildings float on the other side of Han river like towers in the background of white sky. On the road from the city center to Son Tra peninsula, visitors will stop on Thuan Phuoc bridge, the bridge is located on the right place where the Han river flows to the sea. Standing on the bridge, zooming into the four sides to really feel the beauty of nature, the sea and the strong vitality of a city full of life.
Along the courtyard of the pagoda are two rows of 18 La Han dignitaries, symbolic folk beliefs. The life of each of the Ten Mahayana Buddhists carries the mysterious and supernatural but also very close to the folk.
The most prominent feature in the architectural complex of Bai But Linh Ung Pagoda is the 67-meter-tall statue of Quan The Am Bodhisattva, 35-meter lotus diameter, overlooking the sea. This is the work of two sculptors Thuy Lam and Chau Viet Thanh. In the statue, there are 17 floors on each floor with altar worshiping a total of 21 Buddha statues with the shape of different postures called “Middle Buddha Buddha.” At night, this statue is illuminated prominently in the sky, almost from every position in Danang if you can see it.
From the courtyard of the temple, visitors can see the whole city, mountains and sea around Da Nang. Far south is the scenic Marble Mountains, Non Nuoc beach with long white sandy beaches.
Inside the large hall, it is in the middle of worshiping Shakyamuni Buddha, on the right is worshiping the Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara, on the left worshiping the Bodhisattva Bodhisattva. Three statues are cast in bronze.
In addition to the main hall, the temple also has a house, a lecture hall, a road and a library … Some other auxiliary works are still under construction.
Linh Ung Bai Bai Pagoda has now become an attractive tourist and sightseeing spot in Da Nang. The road to this mountain temple is easy thanks to a spacious paved road that runs along the hillside, taking visitors to the place.
Arriving in Da Nang, if you do not explore Linh Ung Pagoda, it is very regretful, it is a temple with a great view. So if you intend to travel to Danang, don’t hesitate to come to this temple. The number of tourists coming here is very crowded, come to her to feel. Da Nang tourism not only knows the modern dynamism but also the reverence in the sacred place of Linh Ung Pagoda or Non Nuoc Pagoda in Ngu Hanh Mountain. You can check out the links below to know how to travel or tour it to this temple: hue to danang, hoi an to danang day trip,