Weekly Photo Challenge:Foreign (4)

Dazhao Temple, ‘Wuliang Si (Infinite Temple)’ in Chinese, is the oldest building and the largest temple in Hohhot, Inner Mongolia. The construction of the temple was completed in 1580 during the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) and it is therefore the oldest Lamaist Buddhist temple in Inner Mongolia.

Inside the temple, we came across several statues, representing the gods. They look very “foreign” to us. One of these in vivid colors, which we totally cannot relate to is shown above . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  ..