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Wudang Mountain Taoist Music

Wudang Mountain Taoist Music

Wudang Mountain Taoist Templeis a sacred site of Taoism, and even before the Ming Dynasty, was honored as the birthplace of the Great Perfect Warrior Emperor of the Mysterious Northern Heaven. During the Yongle reign of the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), Zhang Sanfeng, a Taoist of the Complete Perfection sect, founded the Wudang Tradition, a new […]

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Wudang Mountain

Wudang Mountain

Wudang Mountain, also called Taihe Mountain or Xianshi Mountain in the past, is located near the city of Danjiangkou, in central Hubei Province. There are 72 peaks, 36 cliffs, 24 gullies, 3 lakes, 9 springs and 10 ponds there. The main peak, Tianzhu Peak, has an altitude of 1,612 m. Wudang Mountain is well vegetated […]

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Sight To See :: Golden Hall in Wudang Mountain

Sight To See :: Golden Hall in Wudang Mountain

The Golden Hall in Wudang Mountain lies on the top of the Tianzhu Peak, the highest peak of the mountain. Wudang Mountain, also named Taihe Mountain, is one of the most famous mountains in China. Located in Danjiangkou of Hunan Province, the mountain consists of seventy-two peaks and covers over 400 square kilometers. The highest […]

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Wudang Mountains Travel Tips :: Sights To See

Wudang Mountains Travel Tips :: Sights To See

Golden Summit The Golden Palace of on the top of Heavenly Pillar Peak is the essence and symbol of Wudang Mountain, the sign of Wudang Taoism coming to the highest peak under the support of the imperial families. Nanyan Palace The South Cliff, also called Purple Cloud Cliff, was given the name since it faces […]

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Mystic mountains in Wudangshan

Mystic mountains in Wudangshan

Reputed to be the birthplace of taijiquan, Wudangshan is the holiest of Daoist mountains, revered by emperors and common people alike through the ages. THERE is a mountain in China, perhaps less well-known than some others, that has always held a great fascination for me. In my imagination, it is a land of legend, a […]

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