Photo source: Foguang Monastery


East Hall, Foguang Si

Two hundred sixty-one1 arhat (luohan) statues line the walls around the altar (previous page); they are from the Ming dynasty, 14292, apparent survivors from an original complete set of 500.

1,2According to the site signage; others (R. L. Thorp, unpub. briefing) count 290 arhats, with a date of 1440.