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Puji Buddhist Temple, Putuoshan Mountain
Located in the east islands (Zhoushan Archipelago) of Zhejiang Province, Putuoshan Mountain (Mount Putuo, Putuo Mountain) is the abode of Avalokitesvara and one of the Four Sacred Buddhist Mountains in Chin.  Putuoshan Mountain fully shows the beauty of both mountain and sea and honored as the Buddhist Kingdom on the Sea and the Sacred Land of the South China Sea. The original religious activity of Mount Puotuo is traced back to Qin Dynasty (BC 221 - 201) when the Taoist immortals practiced alchemy here, and the relic sites can be still found today.
Stamp featuring Puji Buddhist Temple,  the main temple of Putuoshan Mountain and all important Buddhist activities are held here. It contains Grand Yuantong Palace, Hall of Heavenly Kings, Depository of Buddhist Sutras and 357 other buildings. Grand Yuantong Palace is the main hall which houses an 8-meter-high statue of Guanyin surrounded by 32 Bodhisattva .
This stamp is printed under
Series: Mount Putuo
Theme: Temple
Issued Country China
Issued Year 03.06.1999
Category Buddhist Architect World Heritage Buddhist Landscape
Type Maximum Card
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