The Heart Sutra is the best known Mahayana sutra. At 260 words, it summarizes the essence of the thoughts of Buddha and the secret of the universe and life. The Heart Sutra explains the philosophy of "emptiness". When one acquires the wisdom of "emptiness", he will realize the relationship between the physical world and mental world. The physical world is...
The bronze statue of Buddha Amoghasiddhi is quietly sitting on Ngong Ping highland in west Lantau Island. Erected in 1993, facing north (to China), the Big Buddha is 34 metres (112 feet) tall and the second tallest outdoor bronze seated Buddha in the world (The tallest one is Fo Guang Shan Buddha in Taiwan).Nowadays, the Big Buddha, together with Po...
Believe it or not, it is Hong Kong!In Hong Kong, sea of clouds usually appear in mountains 800m above sea level in winter and spring. You do not have too many choices and these mountains are: Tai Mo Shan (934m), Lantau Peak (934m), Sunset Peak (869m).There is a driveway to the top of Tai Mo Shan on Maclehose Trail....
It is like walking into a dreamland. Dozens of stone houses are built among silvergrass, across the top of Sunset Peak at Lantau Island.These stone houses have more than 90 years of history, but even local Hong Kong people cannot tell the stories behind them.It is said that the houses were built by British missionaries for camping purpose. At...
Most hikers come to Lantau Island to conquer the Twin Peak (Lantau Peak and Sunset Peak). Although they are the highest mountains in Lantau Island, people can hardly see the Silver Mine Bay because it is blocked by Lin Fa Shan, the 6th highest hill in Hong Kong.Lin Fa Shan is ignored by most people, but the scene on...
"This is not Hong Kong!" This is almost what everyone says when they saw this picture. Yes, this is the Hong Kong less traveled.Lantau Peak with a height of 934 m above sea level, is the highest mountain in Lantau Island, the second highest point in Hong Kong. The picture was taken on top of Sunset Peak or Tai...
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