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Mural Paintings

A total of 26 mural paintings are found at Lo Pan Temple. At the top of the entrance wall is a mural made up of 11 paintings, with the largest one in the middle. The first painting on the left depicts Li Tieguai of the Eight Immortals. The middle painting depicts six famous scholars, including Su Shi in a boat, Fou Yin the monk on the bank and a crowned Huang Tingjian. Subjects of the paintings on both sides include 'Zhang Qian on a Log' and 'Boat Returning in the Wind and Rain', traditional flower and bird images, and other themes. They are highly decorative and convey the inspiration of the thirst for knowledge and studying hard.

(This link will open in a new window)Mural Made Up of 11 Paintings at the Top of the Entrance Hall
Mural Made Up of 11 Paintings at the Top of the Entrance Hall

The mural painting to the left of the gable walls outside the temple depicts lady figures and the one to the right depicts the scene of scholars visiting friends. 'A Pair of Dragons' in ink, which depicts a scene of two dragons flying in the mist, is one of the many mural paintings found inside the temple.

(This link will open in a new window)Mural Painting Depicting Lady Figures
Mural Painting Depicting
Lady Figures
(This link will open in a new window)Mural Painting Depicting the Scene of Scholars Visiting Friends
Mural Painting Depicting
the Scene of
Scholars Visiting Friends

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