QingYang Gong Temple was a large, well-maintained Taoist Temple, as this view of its main building demonstrates


Tortoise and Tablet


Rubbing the Ram for good luck. The founder of Taoism and this temple was to arrived at this location on a Gray Ram, hence the nickname “Azure Ram Palace”


A wise Taoist Monk


Another photogenic opportunity.


Well manicured grounds. That's the tortoise and tablet in the background


A dragon


View of main building through flowerbed. I am sure the gardens are beautiful in the spring


View through doorway


Worshipper


Sweeping Up


The Temple through the manicured hedges


Reaching toward heaven


Woman praying


The Temple


Monastery beyond doorway


Worship Hall


Musician in doorway


Morning Exercise


Side courtyard is favorite place for morning exercise


Musician


Ah, the musician from the doorway


He looks like he enjoys the music


Too many strings for me


Posing - sorry about the lighting


Practicing outside the hall - much better lighting out here


One more view


The worshipper with incense