The origin of the Jade Buddha

During the reign of Guangxu in the Qing Dynasty, Master Huigen, a monk from Putuo Mountain in Zhejiang Province, set out to follow the path of Master Xuanzang, a famous monk of the Tang Dynasty, on his Westward Journey to the holy land of Buddhism, India, to make pilgrimages to the sacred Buddha.

Brief introduction of monasteries

Shanghai Jade Buddha Temple is located on the road of Anyuan, Shanghai. It is a famous Buddhist temple at home and abroad. It was named for the two jade Buddha worshipped in the temple.