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Chicken-Foot Mountain(Mountain Jizu)

    Mount Jizu enjoys the reputaion of being "the fifth most renowned Buddhist Mountain in China".

     Mountain Jizu is the place where Kasyapa,a disciple of Sakyamuni,preached Buddhism and sat in meditation to attain enlightenment at Huashoumen  (a place on Mount Jizu).

the Buddhist temples on Mountain Jizu,first built in the Tang Dynasty,were expanded and renovated during the successive dynasties up till today.During the reign of Emperor Kangxi in the Qing Dynasty,Mount Jizu possessed altogether 42 temples,65 convents,170 monasteries and over five thousand monks and nuns.