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A beautiful place to visit. I walked around the grounds, sat by the lake and watched the fish, ate the delicious vegetarian lunch and went on the guided tour. The Buddha statue is very impressive. To get there, I got the train from Grand Central...More
If I could I would not give this horrible place even one star!..I don’t know what kind of terribly cheap strong chemicals they using to clean carpet there!..Me and my young daughter got terrible contact dermatitis on our feet after walking barefoot inside the temple...Two...More
I really love this place! Peaceful and beautiful, the grounds, the main building and this amazing Buddha, all you can do is just stared at it and feel calm. The structure of the building is also beautiful!
Then the lake and thousands of fish! The...More
While it is a Monastery in every sense of the word, you do not feel ovewhelmed by it, rather you come away with whatever you let yourself feel. For me, it was a deep sense of calm. Allow extra time to hike the trails near...More
Chuang yen monastery really is an enchanting temple to visit, the whole grounds is so inspiring and peaceful , and once you step into the large temple building , your eyes just open wide and a wow comes out from your mouth, the buddha statue...More
I have been wanting to visit Chuang Yen Monastery for a few weeks. The rain finally let up and we were able to take a scenic ride. The grounds and monastery were picturesque and you can feel the stillness in the air.
The walk from the entrance to the temples was inspiring and grand in its own way especially from a visitors perspective. I am not a believer or practitioner but I find inspiration in other religions and my interest in history and various custom and traditions...More