MATEC Web Conf.
Volume 175, 20182018 International Forum on Construction, Aviation and Environmental Engineering-Internet of Things (IFCAE-IOT 2018)
|Number of page(s)||6|
|Section||Urban Planning, Environment and Construction|
|Published online||02 July 2018|
The Reconstruction of Buddhist Landscape Planning of Kagyu Samye Ling Monastery in Scotland
School of Art, Shandong Jianzhu University, Jinan 250101, China
By comparing the differences in the Buddhist landscape between Scottish Kagyu Samye Ling Monastery and the Samye Ling Temple in Tibet, the article points out the former has three problems such as an inadequate Buddha-Hall, unbalanced distribution of Buddhist landscapes and incomplete Mandala landscape pattern. It is proposed that to enlarge Buddha-Hall and build out corridors for more circumambulations, and to construct new landscape in four directions to form a complete Buddhist pattern including Dvipa and Eight Small Continents. The conclusion is the reconstruction of Kagyu Samye Ling Monastery in Scotland brings new spatial distinction, which will enhance its influence and sustainable development.So the modernity method of Tibetan Buddhist temples overseas is based on the inheriting the traditional Tibetan Mandala Buddhist pattern, and then to develop the Five-Holy style Buddhist landscape pattern which inculturation with the native site situation.
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