Top 5 sacred mountains in China

Top 5 sacred mountains in China

Buddhists and Taoists in China have beautiful and ancient temples where they can pay their respects to their deities, but man-made buildings, no matter how intricate and lovingly constructed, have to rival with nature's wonders when it comes to how sacred their are. Mountains have always had a special place in Chinese religions, either because they were thought to support the sky, or because they were home to mystics and sages. Fact is, even today mountains are revered and they are a place o... [ read more ]

The most fascinating temples in China

The most fascinating temples in China

In a sharp contradiction of all stereotypes that have ever circulated about Asia, China is one of the most culturally diverse places on the planet. Although much of the population is Buddhist (over 80%), there are many other religions that have their adepts in this vast country. So if you are interested in sacred places, then will see Buddhist temples, Tao shrines and Christian churches or Muslim mosques. Travelers who are interested in the beauty and/or spiritual meaning of Buddhist or Taoi... [ read more ]