Visual display of the The abbot of Pilu Si (Pilu Monastery) 毘盧寺 kneels before his private altar.

The abbot of Pilu Si (Pilu Monastery) 毘盧寺 kneels before his private altar.

  • ca. 1957 - ca. 1964
  • This image shows in detail how religious paintings, calligraphy, statues, and offerings are arranged on the abbot's private altar at the Pilu Monastery. On a piece of silk tablecloth is embroidered the name of the monastery, Pilu Chan Si 毘盧禪寺.

Details

Photographer
Welch, Holmes
Date
  • ca. 1957 - ca. 1964
Language
  • Chinese
Collection
Description of Original
  • 10 X 8 inches
Subjects
Local identifiers
  • FilmID UL27(148)
  • PhotographID Fig.2
Source
Welch, Holmes. The Practice of Chinese Buddhism, Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1967- , p. 148.
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