Was built for the
located northeast of Peking, by the order of
Its builder was Chon-Ha-Chin, most noted of ancient Buddah makers.
The temple was looted by a rebel general who took the statue as part of his loot and sent it to New York to be sold.....
The statue came to the notice of two friends of E.L. McIlhenny who purchased it and sent it to him as a gift in 1936.
Peacefully I rest
Upon this lagoon's bank
as pale green bamboos
sway above my throne.
Clouds of blossoms
soften the sifted light
falling golden and misty
Through the boughs above.
Long days of travel
brought me from my home,
yet I have known
no hour of calmer rest.
My thoughts are
like the swaying bamboos' crest
waved to and fro
above the rippling stream
clear and blue
as from a glorious dream.
Location. 29° 54.512′ N, 91° 54.988′ W. Marker is in Avery Island, Louisiana, in Iberia Parish. Marker can be reached from Jungle Garden Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Avery Island LA 70513, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance
More about this marker. This is stop #8. You must walk to the Buddah temple to get to markers.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 15, 2018. This page originally submitted on June 15, 2018, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 48 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on June 15, 2018.