List of Buddhist temples

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Maya Devi temple at Lumbini, Nepal was the birthplace of Buddha.
Mahabodhi Temple Complex at Bodh Gaya, India was the place of Buddha's Enlightenment.
Ancient Buddhist monasteries near Dhamekh Stupa Monument Site at Sarnath, India where Buddha delivered his first teaching.
The Parinirvana Temple with the Parinirvana Stupa at Kushinagar, India where Buddha attained Parinirvana after his death

This is a list of Buddhist temples, monasteries, stupas, and pagodas for which there are Wikipedia articles, sorted by location.

Contents

Australia

Australian Capital Territory

New South Wales

Queensland

South Australia

Victoria

Western Australia

Bangladesh

Bhutan

Paro Taktsang (Tiger's Nest)

Bumthang

  • Kurjey Lhakhang - one of Bhutan's most sacred temples - image of Guru Rinopche enshrined in rock.

Paro

  • Rinpung Dzong
  • Paro Taktsang (Tiger's Nest) - perched on a 1,200 meter cliff, this is one of Bhutan's most spectacular monasteries.

Punakha

Phobjika

Thimphu

Cambodia

Prasat Angkor Wat

Angkor

Wat Preah Keo Morokot

Kampong Thom

Phnom Penh

Pursat

Canada

British Columbia

Monastère Bouddhiste de Tam Bao Son, Canton d'Harrington, Laurentides, Québec

Nova Scotia

Ontario

Quebec

People's Republic of China

The Tianning Pagoda in Beijing, built around 1120.
The Putuo Zongcheng Temple in Hebei, represents a fusion of Chinese and Tibetan architectural style.
Tianning Temple (Changzhou) in Jiangsu - the tallest pagoda and the tallest wooden structure in the world.[1]
Giant Wild Goose Pagoda, Xi'an, Shaanxi province.
Golden Temple (Chinese Buddhist) at the summit of Emei Shan, in Sichuan. Emei Shan is one of the Four Sacred Mountains of Chinese Buddhism.
The Three Pagodas of Chong Sheng Temple, Dali City, Yunnan.

Anhui

Beijing

Fujian

Guangdong

Hainan

Hebei

Henan

Hohhot

Hubei

Hong Kong

Jiangsu

Jiangxi

Ningxia

Quanzhou

Shaanxi

Shandong

Shanghai

Shanxi

Sichuan

Tibet Autonomous Region

The Jokhang Temple in Lhasa, Tibet.

Yunnan

Zhejiang

Europe

The Pagode de Vincennes, originally the Cameroon Pavilion of the 1931 Paris Colonial Exposition.
Das Buddhistische Haus in Berlin - the oldest Buddhist temple in Europe.
The main stupa at Samyé Ling monastery in Scotland

Denmark

England

France

Germany

Hungary

Italy

The Netherlands

Poland

Scotland

Slovenia

Spain

Sweden

India

Andhra Pradesh

Karnataka

Arunachal Pradesh

Bihar

Goa

Buddhist caves exist in following places in Goa:[citation needed]

Buddha idols have been found in several places, and some temples, some are still in worship and are considered now as Hindu gods. Monasteries used to exist in many places, and it can be seen from the names of the modern villages. For example, Viharas have been found in modern Divachali or ancient Dipakavishaya, Lamgaon or ancient Lamagrama and many other places.

Himachal Pradesh

Jammu and Kashmir

Madhya Pradesh

Maharashtra

Orissa

Dhauli, Orissa

Sikkim

Tamil Nadu

Uttar Pradesh

West Bengal

Indonesia

Candi Banyunibo located in a paddy field southeast of Ratu Boko

Sumatra

West Java

Central Java

East Java

Israel

Japan

Fukui

Fukuoka

Gifu

Hiroshima

Hyōgo

Iwate

Kagawa

Zentsū-ji (Kūkai's birthplace)

Kanagawa

Kyoto

Kinkaku-ji (Rinzai-Shōkoku-ji sect), the Temple of the Golden Pavilion, located in Kyoto. It was built in Muromachi period.

Miyagi

Nagano

Nagasaki

Nara

Todaiji's Daibutsu in Nara, Nara

Osaka

  • Shitennō-ji (the first Buddhist and oldest officially administered temple in Japan)

Saitama

Shiga

Konpon Chū-dō of Enryakuji in Ōtsu, Shiga

Shizuoka

Tochigi

Tokyo

Toyama

Wakayama

Danjogaran of Mount Kōya

Yamagata

Yamaguchi

Yamanashi

Laos

Pha That Luang

Vientiane

Luang Phrabang

Malaysia

Kek Lok Si Temple, Penang.

Kuala Lumpur

Malacca

Penang

Kelantan

Perak

Pahang

Mongolia

Golden Temple at Gandan Monastery in Ulan Bator.

Ulaanbaatar

Övörkhangai

Selenge

Myanmar

Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon - the most revered pagoda in Myanmar.
Ancient pagodas are built in the Mon style, Bagan.
Dhammayangyi Temple - a pyramid-shaped Buddhist temple.
Main article: Pagodas in Burma

Yangon Region

Yangon (Rangoon)

Mandalay Region

Bagan (Pagan)
Mandalay

Rakhine State

Bago Region

Bago
Pyay

Mon State

Shan State

Nepal

Kapilbastu District

Kathmandu District

Mustang District

Rupandehi District

  • Lumbini, birthplace of Siddhartha Gautama Buddha

New Zealand

Philippines

Metro Manila

Davao

Russia

Singapore

Main article: Buddhism in Singapore
Modern architecture of the Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum in Singapore.

South Africa

South Korea

See also: Korean Buddhist temples

Seoul

Gyeonggi

Gangwon

North Chungcheong

South Chungcheong

North Gyeongsang

South Gyeongsang

North Jeolla

North Pyeongan

South Jeolla

Daejeon

Sri Lanka

Ampara

Anuradhapura

Badulla

Balapitiya

Colombo

Dambulla

Hambantota

Jaffna

Kandy

Kalutara

Kelaniya

Kurunegala

Madampe

Mahiyanganaya

Matale

Polgahawela

Polonnaruwa

Trincomalee

Taiwan

Fo Guang Shan Buddha Memorial Center, Taiwan.

Tanzania

Thailand

Wat Traimit contains Golden Buddha - the world's largest solid gold statue.

Bangkok

Chiang Mai

Chiang Rai

Kanchanaburi

Pathum Thani

Phetchabun

Saraburi

Surat Thani

Ko Samui

Phitsanulok

Uganda

United States

Hsi Lai Temple (Chinese) in Hacienda Heights, California - the largest Buddhist temple in the United States.
Deer Park Monastery meditation hall (Vietnamese) in Escondido, California.
Shambhala Center (Tibetan) in Boulder, Colorado.
Kadampa Buddhist Temple in Seattle, Washington.
Linh Quang Buddhist Center (Vietnamese) in Lincoln, Nebraska.

Arizona

Colorado

California

Connecticut

Florida

Georgia

Hawaii

Illinois

Kentucky

Louisiana

Maryland

Massachusetts

Michigan

Minnesota

Nebraska

New Jersey

New Mexico

New York

North Carolina

Ohio

Oregon

Rhode Island

Texas

Utah

Virginia

Washington

Wisconsin

Vietnam

Dâu Pagoda in Bắc Ninh Province is the oldest Buddhist temple in Vietnam
Bái Đính Temple in Ninh Bình Province - the largest complex of Buddhist temples in Vietnam

An Giang

Bắc Ninh

Bình Dương

Đà Lạt

Đồng Nai

Hà Nội

Hồ Chí Minh City (Sài Gòn)

Huế

Hưng Yên

Kiên Giang

Ninh Bình

Nam Định

Nha Trang

Phú Yên

Sóc Trăng

Thái Bình

Tiền Giang

Vũng Tàu

See also

Notes

  1. China Daily. (April 30, 2007). World's Tallest Pagoda Inaugurated. Chinadaily.com.cn. Retrieved on 2008-05-22.
  2. "Aaloka Buddhist Center (Singapore)". Retrieved 11 September 2014. 
  3. "Bodhiraja Buddhist Society". Retrieved 11 September 2014. 
  4. "Dharma Drum Singapore". Retrieved 11 September 2014. 
  5. "Convicted S'pore Buddhist monk Shi Ming Yi walks free after 6mths in jail". Retrieved 22 December 2014. 
  6. "Nyingma Kathok Buddhist Centre - Singapore". Retrieved 11 September 2014. 
  7. "Sri Lankaramaya Buddhist Temple". Retrieved 2 Dec 2013. 
  8. "Thekchen Choling (Singapore)". Retrieved 2 Dec 2013. 
  9. "Vipassana Meditation Centre (Singapore)". Retrieved 2 Dec 2013. 
  10. "Sri Dalada Maligawa". Retrieved 2016-01-10. 
  11. "SkyscraperPage - Chung-Tai Buddhist Temple". 2008-11-08. 
  12. "Buddhist Community of Lincoln". Lincoln Journal Star. Retrieved October 12, 2015. 
  13. "Lincoln Zen Center". lotustemple.us. Retrieved October 12, 2015. 
  14. "Grand opening ceremony set for new Buddhist Temple". Lincoln Journal Star. Retrieved October 11, 2015. 

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