Discover Triad Linh Ung Pagodas in Danang
Coming to the coastal city-Da Nang, beside the type of sea tourism familiar with beautiful beaches stretching, you will be able to explore and admire a series of famous buildings and landscapes of this city is like Marble mountain (Ngu Hanh Son), Han River turning bridge, Rong bridge, Han Market, Ba na hills, etc.
Among the city’s attractions, the system consists of 3 pagodas named Linh Ung (Tam Linh Ung Tu) is one of the spiritual tourist destination that domestic and foreign tourists love most when visiting this beautiful coastal city. Now, let’s join Vietnam Locals to start an exciting journey to discover the famous “Triad Ling Ung pagodas” (Tam Linh Ứng Tự) in Danang! Tam Linh Ung Tu is the name of the 3-pagodas system named “Linh Ung” in Da Nang.
Not sure if it is due to accidentally or due to the fate that all three Linh Ung temples are located on the terrain which is extremely favorable, it can be said that it’s difficult to have a system of pagodas that are located in beautiful locations like this. In the mind of the people of Da Nang coastal city, Tam Linh Ung self-proclaimed as an invisible shield to protect Danang from disasters and dangers. The people of Da Nang have such a way of thinking because all three temples in Tam Linh Ung share a sentence in one direction in the East, South and North directions of the city.
All three pagodas were named Linh Ung, but to distinguish the different from the name Linh Ung, the name of the district is also linked with the pagoda.
The first Linh Ung Pagoda is the Linh Ung Non Nuoc Pagoda which is located in Marble mountain (Ngu Hanh Son), this is the oldest temple in the Tam Linh sequence system, which can be viewed as the root family of Tam Linh Ung Da Nang.
The second Linh Ung Pagoda is Linh Ung Ba Na Pagoda, the pagoda is located on the top of Ba Na hills – which is considered “Da Lat of the Central of Vietnam”.
The third temple in the Tam Linh system is called Linh Ung Pagoda Bai But located in Son Tra peninsula, although it is the youngest pagoda, but this is the largest temple and has the most mysterious stories in the whole three temples.
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1. Non Nuoc Linh Ung pagoda located in Marble mountains:
Located on Thuy Son peak of the famous Marble Mountains system, Linh Ung Non Nuoc pagoda is a pagoda belonging to Tam Linh Ung system in the southern region of Da Nang city. Besides the name Linh Ung Non Nuoc, the pagoda also has another name, external pagoda to distinguish it from another famous pagoda located on Thuy Son mountain, Tam Thai pagoda – inner pagoda.
Despite the times of restoration and renovation, Linh Ung Non Nuoc Pagoda still retains a sacred, serene, ancient beauty and imprints of time. With a charming and peaceful natural landscape, coming to Non Nuoc Linh Ung Pagoda you will feel like you are being immersed in the realm of separation from the world full of suffering. This pagoda will be a great place for you to vent away the burdens, worries of life to return to yourself, return to the purity of the soul.
Come here to admire the statue of Shakyamuni Buddha, which is over 10 meters tall, the white statue and the solid seat will give us the feeling that Buddha seems to be right in front of you. In addition, inside the Xa Loi tower (tháp xá lợi), there are hundreds of Buddha, Bodhisattva, La Han statues, etc.
In particular, the 7th floor of the tower – the place where the relics of Buddha are kept, the statue of 7 Buddhists posted will be a place you cannot miss when you visit this Pagoda.
2. Ba na Linh Ung pagoda, located in Ba na hills:
As the northern peak of Tam Linh Triangle, although not as famous as the other two Linh Ung pagodas, Linh Ung Ba Na Pagoda is still an indispensable highlight in the Tam Linh sequence system of Danang. Located on the top of Bà Nà, which is considered the paradise of the central region, Linh Ung Bà Nà pagoda has a completely different look compared to the other two brothers.
Although this pagoda is not majesty like the Linh Ung Pagoda Bai But or quiet and ancient like Linh Ung Non Nuoc Pagoda, the beauty of Linh Ung Ba Na is the beauty of the interference. This is the interference of heaven and earth, the interference of the past, the present and the future, and it is also the perfect interference between people and nature. The architecture of the pagoda is a combination of traditional architecture and modern architecture.
Although it was only built in 2004, Linh Ung Ba Na pagoda still retains the traditional architecture of Vietnam temples with curved tile roofs, four corners of dragon heads, roof tops with double-spotted waves (Song long chấu nguyệt), etc Besides the romantic and charming nature and the unique architectural style, the statue of Sakyamuni Buddha, which is 27 meters high and located in the temple grounds, is one of the reasons why you cannot ignore Linh Ung Pagoda in Ba Na during the journey to discover Tam Linh Ung Da Nang.
Images of Shakyamuni Buddha appear in the cloud of fanciful clouds that make the scene of Linh Ung pagoda Ba Na more and more sacred and dreamy.
3. Bai But Linh Ung pagoda, located in Son Tra peninsula:
Although it is the youngest temple of the three Linh Ung temples in Danang but Linh Ung Bai But pagoda is compared to its two brothers, the pagoda has the most scale and spread. Located on a hill belonging to Son Tra Peninsula – the easternmost area of Da Nang City – Linh Ung Bai But Pagoda seems to be an architectural work showing the aspiration to reach the big sea of the Da Nang people.
The first impression of anyone when coming to Bai But Linh Ung Pagoda is the very special terrain of this place. The terrain of Bai But Linh Ung Pagoda is the terrain of the scrolling dragon and the tiger sitting. Located on a hill, behind the Son Tra peak with primitive forests, Bai but Linh Ung Pagoda looks like a turtle looking out on the vast East Sea.
With the view from this place, you easily enjoy the Cham Island is in the distance, on the right is the Hai Van Pass called “the most majestic galaxy” along with Han River. Linh Ung Bai But Pagoda is like a shining jewel, where the spirit of heaven and earth and the heart of Da Nang people converge. Referring to Linh Ung Pagoda Bai But, we cannot help mentioning the statue of the Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara (Lady buddha statue), which is over 65 meters high and located right on the pagoda grounds.
The Buddha statue stands against the mountain with the face facing the sea, one hand catches the triangle, the other holds the water bottle as if it is sprinkling peace for all beings. The statue of Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara is a testament to the national aspiration of the people of Da Nang. There are many stories about the fulfillment of the Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara around this statue.
If you have the opportunity to learn about the myths surrounding this sacred temple, this will be an extremely interesting and new experience for you. In the spiritual life of the Vietnamese people, Buddhism holds a very important role and so is Da Nang’s people.
Tam Linh Ung is itself the embodiment of the national aspirations of human and peace, and the rain and wind of harmony, not only of the people of the sea, but also the common wish of everyone. If you have the opportunity to visit Da Nang, a trip to visit Tam Linh Ung will be unfaded memories in your mind about Da Nang land! Feel free to contact us with private car service to visit hot destination in Danang city!