Hanshan Temple-Related Words - Detailed List with Pinyin and English
Names and terms related to the Hanshan Temple (Cold Mountain Temple) area of Suzhou. Check out our Chinese Language Resources page at http://www.chinatravelca.com/faq/chinese-language-resources/.
Terms in this set (13)
Cold Mountain Temple or Hanshan Temple, an internationally famous Buddhist temple
Southern and Northern Dynasties (420-589 CE), period during which the temple is believed to have been founded
Hanshan (literally "Cold Mountain," from the place where he is said to have lived while he wrote), a reclusive poet who lived during the Tang Dynasty and whose work has been translated by many Western poets; the temple is named after him because he is said to have served as its abbott
Tang Dynasty, 618-907 CE
Shide, a Tang Dynasty Buddhist poet and a friend of Hanshan's; Hanshan Temple features a statue of them
Zhang Ji or Chang Chi, a Tang Dynasty poet whose poem "A Night Mooring by Maple Bridge" made Hanshan Temple internationally famous
Fēng Qiáo Yè Bó
"A Night Mooring by Maple Bridge," also called "Anchored at Night by Maple Bridge"
Grand Hall of the Great Sage (literally, "Grand Treasure Hall")
Sutra Library (or "Scripture Tower")
literally, "Stele Gallery"
Number 1 Tower of Fengjiang River (literally, "Maple River Tower")