Huating temple, formerly known as great circle sleep temple, the yuandynasty to treat three years (1323) XuanFeng monk is adding site of gause villa,the Dali kingdom period tomorrow shun six years (1462), temple monk sheng hostrebuilt, the twenty-sixth year of the reign of emperor kangxi (1688) rebuiltafter the expansion of the name huating temple.
Virtual cloud presided over the old monk rebuilt in 1920, called "by thecloud of Buddha, the most jinzhou.would in kunming area. 1984 to carry out theparty's religious policy, huating temple on the first temple, open wide bycourtesy of the merits of good people, to reconstruct the scripture-stored,overhaul hall, the newly built five hundred arhat hall, repair of culturalrelics and ancient and modern famous inscriptions, increase the moderncalligraphy couplet, fully protect the famous buddhist temple.
Huating temple complete structure, layout, exactly, imposing manner isthick, the study of religious culture and ancient architectural art hasimportant value. Main building are: Ursa major, the scripture-stored tower, theclock tower, the abbot, meditation room, ancestor's hall, monastery, guest room,bell and drum tower, and the sea will tower, etc. A rectangular plane layout, inthe buddhist architecture of axisymmetric, closed courtyard type. Have thatplastic Ursa iii golden body of Buddha, the south China sea guanyin and fivehundred arhats, great plastic maitreya, four major Kings, fire, water, and twotransformers and bodhisattva wei tuo, the scripture-stored consecrate Buddhawhite marble statue. Temple treasures have: yuan tai (1324) of the first year ofSanskrit mantra stone statue of sheng tuo Ronnie after building, tomorrow theYang Ming dynasty the imperial tablet, number one scholar of the couplet "holdwest monohydrate, with or without haze, column outside the monk to be diffusedrod; peaks toward you, sunny rain shade, lean on a bar person" in the drawing,and other precious historical relics.
Too hua temple years of vicissitudes of life after seven hundred years ofwind and rain BingXian, Ming and qing dynasties expansion and repair for manytimes, but the rule is still keeping the yuan dynasty architectural style.Summer temple east west, scale, layout rigorous, five mixture patio, circusturrets, showed more traditional wear bucket structure, temple pavilion,pavilion, gallery, ChiHuiCheng, quiet quiet.