The Buddhist Nuns of Emei Mountain

In A.D. 67 or 10 Yongping, Han Dynasty, Buddhism was introduced to China.

At the end of the 3rd century Buddhism was transferred to Mt. Emei, a famous mountain for Buddhism in the southwest part of China.

At the end of the 9th century Master Nun Huixu came to Mt. Emei, and became the first nun residing on Mt. Emei in history.

Mt. Emei currently has 56 nuns and 5 convents. In the cloudy Mt. Emei forests they are leading a meditative and inspiring life.

The film was produced for Chengdu Economy TV STation, China in January 1995 by Li Chaoming.

 

 

Emei Mountain

 

Emei Mountain

 

Emei Mountain

 

Emei Mountain

 

Emei Mountain

 

Emei Mountain

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One thought on “The Buddhist Nuns of Emei Mountain

  1. I have watched this documentary a few times now and I love to see the devotion and the beautiful surroundings. Of course this is a documentary that is more about promoting tourism, etc. but as a Buddhist I really appreciate it.

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