Wat Rong Khun
Wat Rong Khun is a contemporary unconventional buddhist temple in Chiang Rai, Thailand. Wat Rong Khun is different from any other temple in Thailand, as its ubosot (Pali: uposatha; consecrated assembly hall) is designed in white color with some use of white glass. The white color stands for Lord Buddha’s purity; the white glass stands for Lord Buddha’s wisdom that “shines brightly all over the Earth and the Universe.”
Prambanan is the largest Hindu temple compound in Central Java in Indonesia. It is characterised by its tall and pointed architecture, typical of Hindu temple architecture, and by the 47m high central building inside a large complex of individual temples.
The Shwedagon Pagoda also known as the Golden Pagoda, is a 98-meter gilded stupa located in Yangon, Burma. It is the most sacred Buddhist pagoda for the Burmese with relics of the past four Buddhas enshrined within, namely the staff of Kakusandha, the water filter of Konagamana, a piece of the robe of Kassapa and eight hairs of Gautama, the historical Buddha.
Temple of Heaven
The Temple of Heaven, literally the Altar of Heaven is a complex of Taoist buildings situated in southeastern urban Beijing. It is regarded as a Taoist temple, although Chinese Heaven worship, especially by the reigning monarch of the day, pre-dates Taoism.
Chion’in Temple in Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Japan is the headquarters of the Jodo Shu. The vast compounds of Chion-in include the site where Honen settled to disseminate his teachings and the site where he died.
Sri Harmandir Sahib or Darbar Sahib, informally referred to as The Golden Temple or Temple of God. It is located in the city of Amritsar, which was established by Guru Ram Das, the fourth guru of the Sikhs and the city that it was built in, is also due to the shrine, known as “Guru Di Nagri” meaning city of the Sikh Guru.
Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple
The temple occupies an area of 156 acres (6,31,000 m²) with a perimeter of 1,116m (10,710 feet) making it the largest temple in India and one of the largest religious complexes in the world. In fact, Srirangam temple can be easily termed as the largest functioning Hindu temple in the world.
Angkor Wat (or Angkor Vat), is a temple complex at Angkor, Cambodia. As the best-preserved temple at the site, it is the only one to have remained a significant religious centre since its foundation—first Hindu, dedicated to Vishnu, then Buddhist.