Dayan Pagoda (Dàyàn Tǎ 大雁塔)

TzeHuey CHIOU-PENG

Photo of the Dayan Pagoda, also known as the “Big Wild Goose Pagoda,” located in the southeastern sector of present-day Xi’an city, Shaanxi province. This pagoda was built as a repository for the Buddhist scripture brought to China from India in the seventh century by the famous monk Xuanzang. PHOTO BY JOAN LEBOLD COHEN.

One of the oldest extant Chinese pagodas, the Dayan (Big Wild Goose) Pagoda in the temple complex….

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