Beijing: Temple of Heaven

 

Temple of heaven is set in an expanse of grounds with various temples and halls. In ancient China, Earth was represented by a square and Heaven by a circle, and the temple roof and building being round, and the park walls being rectangular symbolise the connection.

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The Hall of Prayer for Good Harvests- determined by fengshui masters as the point where heaven and Earth meet, and where rituals and prayers for fruitful harvests took place.

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This was another one of those booths where you can dress up like royalty and get photographed.

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Scattered around the grounds were people playing instruments and singing.

 

…And these women dancing were amazing. I have videos.

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