Big Wild Goose
goose pagoda was built in the tang dynasty, yong
hui three years (AD 652), is used in place of
Buddhism from India to buddhist sutras still stupa.
Is located in xi 'an of shaanxi province center
inside the temple. Lao tower 7 floors, 64.5 meters.
Is regarded as the symbol of the ancient capital
of xi 'an. Is xi 'an famous tourist destination.
Big wild goose pagoda in the temple
is the tang dynasty monk xuan zang specializing
in translation and the scriptures. Because later
on changan jianfu temple built a small wild goose
pagoda, the temple was called wild goose pagoda,
tower jianfu temple was called the small wild
goose pagoda, tower has been spread so far.
After tang dynasty, temple temple
by repeated warfare, the house burned down, only
alone wild goose pagoda. In 931 AD (five generations
of the later tang dynasty changxing two years)
to the wild goose pagoda to repair again. Xi 'an
area earthquake occurred several times later,
the wild goose pagoda tower fell, the tower shatter.
In the twenty-third year of wanli of Ming dynasty
(1604) in the tang dynasty on the basic model
of tower body, the full build by laying bricks
or stones in its appearance on 60 cm thick cladding,
the modelling is more wide than before, the wild
goose pagoda is now see model. After the founding
of the People's Republic of China, the wild goose
pagoda in 1961 issued by the state council as
the first batch of national key cultural relics
protection unit. Wild goose pagoda in 1964 after
a renovation, Xi'an
tour to Big wild Goose Pagoda is the basic
to keep the original style. Shaanxi famen temple
pagoda has placed the same, may also be in possession
of one thousand underground under xi 'an wild
goose pagoda. The speculation of Buddhism from
India, after returning from the back the treasure
could be hidden in palace under the pagoda of.
Wild goose pagoda due to man-made
destruction, combined with their own problems
such as structure, the tower was found in 1719
AD. By the relevant department after more than
20 years of exploration, the comprehensive improvement
of the protection, drainage and seepage control,
etc, the wild goose pagoda tilt position has significantly
easing and stable, tilt in 2005 is 1001.9 mm.
Wild goose pagoda, it is really related
to wild goose? Xuan zang's "datang west remember"
recorded in his smell in India monks bury a wild
goose tower of legend, explains the origin of
wild goose tower of the most trusted. "Datang
west ji nine years: in the ogre tuo luo Lou indra
potential of native land, the wild goose pagoda,
from wild goose into enlightenment theravada christians,
maybe this can remember is a wild goose tower
name comes from. Legend, long ago, mo jie tuo
countries (now south bihar) in a monastery of
monks believe in hinayana, eats three net (that
is, the wild goose, deer, meat calves). One day,
a group of geese fly sky. A monk saw group of
wild goose, letter said: "today we all have
nothing to eat, the bodhisattva should know we
are hungry!" Taking a wild geese fell dead
in his word, the monk in front, he was pleasantly
surprised, all times against temple monks, all
think that this is the tathagata in educating
them. Hence in the place where wild goose fell
to the solemn ceremony was buried wild goose tower,
named wild goose pagoda. The tang dynasty monk
xuan zang in AD 629 to 645, when travel in India,
in the wild goose pagoda. After returning home,
during the temple translation of the scriptures
of Buddha for deposit back from India, in 652
AD, in the temple courtyard, built a imitation
India 2-foot-tall tower in the form of wild goose
pagoda, this tower is called wild goose pagoda.
Name continues today.