If you followed my coverage of the dispute between Cham Shan Temple, residents of the Kawartha Lakes region, the Government of Ontario and wind farm developers, over proposed wind farms in the vicinity of Cham Shan’s Peterborough retreat centre (a recreation of Putoshan), now under construction, you would have some sense of the difficulty of... Read more »
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Here’s a nice article from a Peterborough tourism website with some excellent photos of the first of four Cham Shan Temple complexes being built in the area: http://www.ptbocanada.com/journal/2014/7/4/here-are-photos-of-a-cham-shan-buddhist-temple-being-constructed-near-peterborough This is the same temple complex that was recently in the news over a dispute with the Ontario government about a proposed wind farm development nearby. Thanks... Read more »
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Pictures of the Wutaishan Buddhist Garden site in Peterborough, now a Photobucket group. Here’s the link: http://gs173.photobucket.com/groups/w62/N9Z582MFSF/#!cpZZ1QQtppZZ32
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Cham Shan Temple in Thornhill, Ontario, has undertaken a major initiative to build four temples near Peterborough, each replicating one of the Four Sacred Mountains of China. The project began several years ago, and Wutai Shan is the first temple being constructed. Here is comprehensive information from Chan Shan Temple about the project, followed by... Read more »
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Cham Shan Temple is building the Wutai Shan Buddhist Gardens in Peterborough, Ontario, as a replica of the Buddha Light main hall of the Tang Dynasty Wutai Shan temple, using lumber milled specifically for this purpose in China. Several weeks ago, the first containers of wood arrived to begin construction. Details of this exciting project... Read more »
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