04.06.2021, 15:24

Close-up of Vietnamese pagoda architecture on Ba Deo peak

Connected to the Japanese garden on the top of Ba Deo by a bridge over the green valley, Bao Hai Linh Thong Tu is now a new spiritual destination worth experiencing in Ha Long city.

Located at Ba Deo mountain, surrounded by green pine forest, Bao Hai Linh Thong Tu has a view embracing the poetic Ha Long bay. Due to the pagoda’s prime location, the great monk Thich Tri Tinh – Deputy Head of the Council of Proves of the Vietnam Buddhist Church personally named the spiritual complex on the top of Ba Deo as Bao Hai Linh Thong Tu. The name means “a sacred temple in the middle of a green pine hill”; “a treasure to preserve and protect the coastal city of Ha Long in peace and prosperity”.



Located at Ba Deo mountain, surrounded by green pine forest, Bao Hai Linh Thong Tu has a view embracing the poetic Ha Long bay. Due to the pagoda’s prime location, the great monk Thich Tri Tinh – Deputy Head of the Council of Proves of the Vietnam Buddhist Church personally named the spiritual complex on the top of Ba Deo as Bao Hai Linh Thong Tu. The name means “a sacred temple in the middle of a green pine hill”; “a treasure to preserve and protect the coastal city of Ha Long in peace and prosperity”.

To reach this spiritual complex, visitors will go on May Bridge across a green valley, connecting from the Japanese garden of Sun World Halong Complex to the traditional Vietnamese spiritual meditation space of Bao Hai Linh Thong Tu.



To reach this spiritual complex, visitors will go on May Bridge across a green valley, connecting from the Japanese garden of Sun World Halong Complex to the traditional Vietnamese spiritual meditation space of Bao Hai Linh Thong Tu.

With the ancient Vietnamese pagoda architecture of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, all works in Bao Hai Linh Thong Tu complex (except Ngu Phuong Bao Thap) are made of ironwood. This is also one of the few spiritual works in Vietnam built entirely from wood, with the highlight being a wooden frame with a roof in the form of “gong rack, stack of rams”.



With the ancient Vietnamese pagoda architecture of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, all works in Bao Hai Linh Thong Tu complex (except Ngu Phuong Bao Thap) are made of ironwood. This is also one of the few spiritual works in Vietnam built entirely from wood, with the highlight being a wooden frame with a roof in the form of “gong rack, stack of rams”.
Close-up of Vietnamese pagoda architecture on Ba Deo peak

The spirit of Buddhism exudes in every architectural feature of Bao Hai Linh Thong Tu, with delicately stylized lotus and cloud motifs. The image of a lotus flower is shown on each decorative carved detail where the wooden door frame, the lotus leaf symbol appears on the beams. Not only the decorative details on both sides of the stone steps, the roof corner details are also stylized into the shape of clouds, creating a diversity and richness in the decorative art of the complex.

“The entire spiritual complex of Bao Hai Linh Thong Tu has a total area of ​​4,000m2, including items: Tam Quan, Ngu Phuong stupa, Chuong floor, Khanh floor, Tam Bao, Ancestor house, Motherhouse with 2 sides of corridors. description, usefulness. The highlight of the work is the five-way stupa designed according to the five-way Buddha model, including five towers, representing five directions: East, west, south, north, center; 5 sets: Bao set, Lien Hoa set, Kim Cang set, Karma set, Buddha set; 5 colors: Blue, red, yellow, white, black.



The entire spiritual complex of Bao Hai Linh Thong Tu has a total area of ​​4,000m2 , including items: Tam Quan, Ngu Phuong stupa, Chuong Lau, Khanh Lau, Tam Bao, Ancestor house, Mother house with 2 sides of the corridor. description, usefulness. The highlight of the work is the five-way stupa designed according to the Buddha’s five-way model, including five towers, representing five directions: East, west, south, north, center; 5 sets: Bao set, Lien Hoa, Kim Cang, Karma, Buddha 5 colors: Green, red, yellow, white, black.

In particular, the central tower consists of 9 floors, 25.2 m high, inside is a Buddha image and 4 m high scriptures taken according to the sample of Buddhist scriptures dating from 1,000 years ago at Nhat Tru pagoda (Hoa Lu, Ninh Binh). Jar). Four towers around, each tower consists of 5 floors, 12.1 m high. All 5 towers of Ngu Phuong stupa are made of monolithic assembled granite, linked by stone mortise. Inside the tower, the interior is covered with marble imported from India.



In particular, the central tower consists of 9 floors, 25.2 m high, inside is a Buddha image and 4 m high scriptures taken according to the sample of Buddhist scriptures dating from 1,000 years ago at Nhat Tru pagoda (Hoa Lu, Ninh Binh). Jar). Four towers around, each tower consists of 5 floors, 12.1 m high. All 5 towers of Ngu Phuong stupa are made of monolithic assembled granite, linked by stone mortise. Inside the tower, the interior is covered with marble imported from India.

Bao Hai Linh Thong Tu also owns a system of miraculously crafted statues, with a total of 106 paintings. In which, there are 66 bronze statues created according to the archetype worshiping at ancient temples in the North such as Ba Da Pagoda, King Pagoda, Mia Pagoda, Tay Phuong Pagoda (Hanoi), Vinh Nghiem Pagoda (Bac Giang)…



Bao Hai Linh Thong Tu also owns a system of miraculously crafted statues, with a total of 106 paintings. In which, there are 66 bronze statues created according to the archetype worshiping at ancient temples in the North such as Ba Da Pagoda, King Pagoda, Mia Pagoda, Tay Phuong Pagoda (Hanoi), Vinh Nghiem Pagoda (Bac Giang)…

According to statue artist Pham Ba Dua – who is responsible for creating the statue system at Bao Hai Linh Thong Tu, the bronze statues at this complex are all made by the most modern and sophisticated thin-shell bronze casting technology available today. now on. Therefore, the details on each statue are not only similar to ancient models but also reach a high level of sophistication.

The ancient Vietnamese wooden pagoda architecture exudes purity in the spacious space at the peak of Ba Deo in Ha Long city, hidden among the soaring pine forests, overlooking the bay, Bao Hai Linh Thong Tu brings to life the beauty of the sea. tourists and Buddhists where looking for peace and quiet.



The ancient Vietnamese wooden pagoda architecture exudes purity in the spacious space at the peak of Ba Deo in Ha Long city, hidden among the soaring pine forests, overlooking the bay, Bao Hai Linh Thong Tu brings to life the beauty of the sea. tourists and Buddhists were looking for peace and quiet. Follow zingnews