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Author: Qiao Yun;
Language: English
Format: 21 x 16 x 1.4 cm
Page: 199
Publication Date: 09/2012
ISBN: 9787112147007,711214700X
Table of Contents

Map of Distribution of Taoist Buildings
Guide Map of the Area Around the Dai Temple on Mount Tai
Editor's Note
Preface 1
Preface 2
General introduction
The Beginnings of Taoism in China and its Essence
--Pursuit of Immortality, the World of Deities and Taoists
I. Origins and Evolution of Taoism
II. Faith and Theology of Taoism
III. System of Deities and Immortals in Taoism
IV. Taoist Functional Potency and Miraculous Arts
Outline of Taoist Architecture
--Characteristics of Design and Norms, from Zhi, Jing to the Palatial Monastery
I. Architectural Design and Norms
II. Site Selection and Deployment
In. Architectural Layout
IV. Structure and Construction
V. Architecture
The Grotto Haven, Blessed Sanctuary and Taoist Monastery
--Places for Offering Sacrifice, Practicing Asceticism, Preaching and Ceremonial Prayer
I. Fifth Grotto Haven on the Mount of Verdvant Land ~
II. Eighth Grotto Haven on Mount Mao
III. Celestial Masters' Residence on the Mount of the Dragon and Tiger
IV. Dai Temple
V. Memorial Shrine of Azure Glow on Mount Tad
VI. The Abbey of Jade Spring on Mount Hua
VII. Gazebo Terrace, the Prime Blessed Sancmal;y
VIII. Palaces and Temples on Mount Wudang
IX. Palace of Everlasting Bliss
X. Palace of Absolute Purity on Mount Lao
XI. Palace of the Blue Goat in Chengdu
XII. Monastery of White Clouds in Beijing
Notes on the Photographs
Northeast China
Jade Emperor Mansion in the Palace of Absolute Purity, Shenyang, Liaonlng
Hall of Lord Guan in the Palace of Absolute Purity, Shenyang, Liaonlng
Grand Hall in the Palace of Absolute Purity, Shenyang, Liaouing
North China
Memorial Gateway of Watching Stars in the Monastery of White Clouds, Beijing
Front Gate of the Monastery of White Clouds, Beijing
Hall of the Divine Guarding General in the Monastery of White Clouds, Beijing
Hall of the Jade Emperor in the Monastery of White Clouds, Beijing
Hall of the Three Pure and Quiet Ones and Four Celestial Lord Aides in the Monastery
of White Clouds, Beijing
Interior of the Hall of the Jade Emperor in the Monastery of White Clouds, Beiiing
Interior of the Hall of the Founder Forefather Qiu in the Monastery of White Clouds, Beijing ...
Pavilion of Befriending the Crane in the Monastery of White Clouds, Beijing
Memorial Gateway in the Dad Temple, Taian, Shandong
Mansion of Retreat in the Monastery of White Clouds, Beijing
Gate of Benevolent Peace in the Dai Temple, Taian, Shandong
Interior of the Hall of the Heavenly Present, Dad Temple, Taian, Shandong
Statue of the Lord of the Eastern Sacred Mountain in the Hall of the Heavenly Present,
Dad Temple, Taian, Shandong
Mural in the Hall of the Heavenly Present in Dai Temple, Tadan, Shandong
Mural Depicting the Lord of Mount Tad in the Hall of the Heavenly Present, Dai Temple, Tadan,
Shandong
Pavilion Housing the Imperial Stone Stele, Dad Temple, .Tadan, Shandong
Detail of the Hall of the Heavenly Present and Iron Incense Burner in the Dad Temple, Taian,
Shandong
Corner Tower of the Dal Temple, Talan, Shandong
Gate of the Dense and Sustainable, Dad Temple, Talan, Shandong
South Heavenly Gate and Stairs to Heaven on Mount Tad, Taian, Shandong
Side View of the Memorial Shrine of Azure Glow on Mount Tad, Tadan, Shandong
Ravine of the Inscribed Rocks on Mount Tad, Talan, Shandong
Epigraph Honoring Talshan Engraved on Mount Tad, Tadan, Shandong
Jade Emperor Summit on Mount Tad, Tadan, Shandong
Pond of the Queen Mother of the West on Mount Tai, Taian, Shandong
Palace of the Queen Mother of the West at the Pond on Mount Tai, Taian, Shandong
Great Hall in the Temple of the Central Sacred Mountain, Dengfeng, Henan
South Heavenly Gate on the Mount of the Heavenly Altar, Jiyuan, Henan
Palace of the Overt Terrace on the Mount of the Heavenly Altar, Jiyuan, Henan
Hall of the Highest Heaven in the Three Realms, Palace of the Overt Terrace, Mount of
the Heavenly Altar, Jiyuan, Henan
Interior of the Hall of the Highest Heaven in the Three Realms, Palace of the Overt Terrace,
Mount of the Heavenly Altar, Jiyuan, Henan
Roof Corner and Dougong of the Gloriette of the Jade Emperor in the Palace of
the Overt Terrace, Mount of the Heavenly Altar, Jiyuan, Henan
Eave and Peristyle Column of the Gloriette of the Jade Emperor in the Palace of
the Overt Terrace, Mount of the Heavenly Altar, Jiyuan, Henan
Dougong of the Hall of the Three Pure and Quiet Ones in the Palace of Everlasting Bliss,
Ruicheng, Shanxi
Hall of the Three Pure and Quiet Ones in the Palace of Everlasting Bliss, Ruicheng, Shanxi
Hall of Chunyang in the Palace of Everlasting Bliss, Ruicheng, Shanxi
Hall of Chongyang in the Palace of Everlasting Bliss, Ruicheng, Shanxi
Mural of Lord Gouchen in the Hall of the Three Pure and Quiet Ones, Palace of Everlasting Bliss,
Ruicheng, Shanxi
Mural Depicting the Visit to the Temple of Mount Bleak in the Hall of Chunyang, Palace
of Everlasting Bliss, Ruicheng, Shanxi
Mural of the Deities of Eight Trigrams in the Hall of the Three Pure and Quiet Ones, Palace
of Everlasting Bliss, Ruicheng, Shanxi
Mural of Zhongli Quan Converting Lu Yan" in the Hall of Chunyang, Palace of Everlasting Bliss,
Ruicheng, Shanxi
Mural in the Great Hall, Temple of the Deity of Water, Hongdong, Shanxi
Statue of the Deity of Water in the Great Hall, Temple of the Deity of Water,
Hongdong, Shanxi
Stone Tablet of "the Prime Blessed Sanctuary Under Heaven", Gazebo Terrace,
Zhouzhi, Shaanxi
Front Gate of the Palace of the Ancestral Sages, Gazebo Terrace, Zhouzhi, Shaanxi
Hall of Lord Lao, Gazebo Terrace, Zhouzhi, Shaanxi
Pavilion of Reaching Heaven in the Abbey of Jade Spring, Mount Hua, Huayin, Shaanxi
Inscribed Rock, Abbey of Jade Spring on Mount Hua, Huayin, Shaanxi
Stone Boat, Abbey of Jade Spring, Mount Hua, Huayin, Shaanxi
Long Gallery in the Palace of the Eight Celestials, Xi'an, Shaanxi
Hall of the Eight Celestials in the Palace of the Eight Celesrials, Xi'an, Shaanxi
Hal/of the Goddess Mother of the Great Dipper, Palace of the Eight Celestials, Xi'an, Shaanxi
Hall of the Founder Forefather Qiu, Palace of the Eight Celestials, Xi'an, Shaanxi
Tall Temple in Zhongwei, Zhongwei, Ningxia
Central China
Hall of the Three Pure and Quiet Ones, Monastery of Abstruseness, Suzhou, Jiangsu
Temple Gate, Palace of Supreme Heavenly Bliss on Mount Mao, Jurong, Jiangsu
Hall of Supreme Origin in the Palace of Supreme Heavenly Bliss, Mount Mao, Jurong, Jiangsu
Front View of the Palace of Prime Charm on Mount Mao, Jurong, Jiangsu
Front Gate of the Abbey of Baopu, Hangzhou, Zhejiang
Red Plum Pavilion in the Abbey of Baopu, Hangzhou, Zhejiang
Eight Trigrams Gateway in the Magic Spirit Fungus Garden, Celestial Master Residence,
Mount of the Dragon and Tiger, Guixi, Jiangxi
Main Hall of the Celestial Master Residence, Mount of the Dragon and Tiger, Guixi, Jiangxi
Golden Summit of Mount Wudang, Danjiangkou, Hubei
Golden Hall of Mount Wudang, Danjiangkou, Hubei
South Escarpment Palace of Mount Wudang, Danjiangkou, Hubei
Purple Clouds Palace of Mount Wudang, Danjiangkou, Hubei
Imperial Stone Tablet in the Palace of Jade Emptiness, Mount Wudang, Danjiangkou, Hubei
Escarpment of Jade Emptiness, Mount Wudang, Danjiangkou, Hubei
Front Gate of the Monastery of Recurring to Trueness, Mount Wudang, Danjiangkou, Hubei
Eight Trigrams Pavilion, Palace of the Blue Goat, Chengdu, Sichuan
Front Gate of the Palace of the Blue Goat, Chengdu, Sichuan
Hall of the Tang Prince, Palace of the Blue Goat, Chengdu, Sichuan
Front Gate to the Palace of Blessedness, Mount of Verdant Land, Duiiangyan, Sichuan
Entrance Gate to the Mount of Verdant Land, Dujiangyan, Sichuan
Front Gate to the Palace of Supreme Purity, Mount of Verdant Land, Dujiangyan, Sichuan
Memorial. Gateway of the "Cdesdal Trail", Mount of Verdant Land, Duiiangyan, Sichuan
Outer Gate to the Celestial Masters' Grotto on the Mount of Verdant Land, Dujiangyan, Sichuan
Appendices
Glossary
Chronology of Major Events in the History of Chinese Architecture

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