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Celestial Bases on Earth
72 Daoist Blessed Fields

21 September 2006
 

Seventy-two Blessed Fields (福地):

1, Mt. Terrestrial Lung (地肺山)
Location: Jiangsu Province
Where Helmet Tao Yuanming used to live

2, Mt. Bamboo Cover (盖竹山)
Location: Zhejiang Province
Administrator: Perfect Man Shi Cunzhi (真人施存治)

3, Mt. Immortal Rock (仙岩山)
Location: Zhejiang Province
Administrator: Perfect Man Zhang Donghua (真人张董华)

4, East Immortal Bay / Mt. Great Purge (东仙源 / 大涤山)
Location: Zhejiang Province
Administrator: Terrestrial Immortal Liu Fenglin (地仙刘奉林)

5, West Immortal Bay / Mt. Chouchi (西仙源 / 仇池山)
Location: Gansu Province
Administrator: Terrestrial Immortal Zhang Zhaoqi (地仙张兆期)

6, Mt. Southern Field / Mt. Juci (南田山 / 具茨山)
Location: Henan Province
Administrator: Perfect Man Liu (刘真人)

7, Mt. Jade Slide (玉溜山 / 高盖山)
Location: Fujian Province
Administrator: Terrestrial Immortal Xu Mai (地仙许迈)

8, Mt. Green Island (青屿山)
Location: Shangdong Province
Administrator: Perfect Man Liu Ziguang (真人刘子光)

9, Grotto the Lush Woods / Grotto the Capital Water (郁木洞 / 都水洞)
Location: Jiangxi Province
Administrator: Terrestrial Immortal Chi Ruban (地仙赤鲁斑)

10, Mt. Red Cloud (丹霞山)
Location: Jiangxi Province
Administrator: Perfect Man Chai (蔡真人)

11, Mt. Sire (君山)
Location: Hunan Province
Administrator: Terrestrial Immortal Hou Sheng (地仙侯生)

12, Rock Daruo / Rock the Red Water (大若岩 / 赤水岩)
Location: Zhejiang Province
Administrator: Terrestrial Immortal Li Fanghui (地仙李方回)

13, Jiao Bey / Mt. Gushe (焦源 / 姑射山)
Location: Shanxi Province
Administrator: Perfect Man Yin (尹真人)

14, Field of Soul (灵墟)
Location: Anhui Province
Dwelled by Mr. Bai Yun (白云先生)

15, Fertile Island (沃洲)
Location: Zhejiang Province
Administrator: Perfect Man Fang Ming (真人方明)

16, Ridge the Celestial Granny (天姥岭)
Location: Zhejiang Province
Administrator: Perfect Man Wei Xianren (真人魏显仁)

17, Brook Ruoye (若耶溪)
Location: Zhejiang Province
Administrator: Perfect Man Shan Shiyuan (真人山世远)

18, Mt. Golden Court (金庭山)
Location: Zhejiang Province
Administrator: Immortal Ma (马仙人)

19, Mt. Qingyuan / Mt. Gorge (清远山 / 峡山)
Location: Guangdong Province
Administrator: Perfect Man Yin (阴真人)

20, Mt. Peace (安山)
Location: Guangdong Province
Dowelled by Mr. An Qisheng (安期生先生)

21, Mt. Horse Ridge / Mr. Jiaoyuan (马岭山 / 焦源山)
Location: Fujian Province
Administrator: Perfect Man Li Mu (真人力牧)

22, Mt. Goose and Goat (鹅羊山)
Location: Hunan Province
Dwelled by Mr. Lou Jia (娄驾先生)

23, Field of Penetrating Truth / Mt. Hezao (洞真墟 / 合皂山)
Location: Jiangxi Province
Administrator: Perfect Man Han Zhong (真人韩终)

24, Alter of Black Jade (qingyu青玉坛)
Location: Hunan Province
Administrator: Revered Mr. Qing Wu (青乌公)

25, Alter of Illustrious Heaven / Mt. Immortal Su (光天坛 / 苏仙山)
Location: Hunan Province
Administrator: Perfect Man Feng (凤真人)

26, Bay of Penetrating Soul (洞灵源)
Location: Hunan Province
Dwelled by Mr. Deng (邓先生)

27, Mt. Grotto Palace (洞宫山)
Location: Fujian Province
Administrator: Revered Mr. Huang Shang (黄山公)

28, Mt. Tao (陶公山)
Location: Guangdong Province
Where Helmet Tao Yuanming used to live (陶先生)

29, Imperial Well / Mt. Dinghu (皇井 / 顶湖山)
Location: Guangdong Province
Administrator: Perfect Man Bao Cha (真人鲍察)

30, Mt Lanke (烂柯山)
Location: Guangdong Province
Dwelled by Mr Wang Zhi (王质先生)

31, Brook Le / Grotto the Fountain Source (勒溪 / 泉源洞)
Location: Guangdong Province
Where Confucian left his ink stake

32, Mt. Dragon and Tiger (龙虎山)
Location: Jiangxi Province
Administrator: Immortal Zhang Chengjun (仙人张巨君)

33, Mt Soul (灵山)
Location: Jiangxi Province
Administrator: Perfect Man Mo (墨真人)

34, Fountain Source / Mt. Sumen (泉源 / 苏门山)
Location: Henan Province
Administrator: Immortal Hua Ziqi (仙人华子期)

35, Mt. Golden Spirit (金精山)
Location: Jiangxi Province
Administrator: Chou Jizi (仇季子)

36, Mt. Gezao / Mt. Madang (阁皂山 / 马当山)
Location: Jiangxi Province
Administrator: Perfect Man Guo (郭真人)

37, Mt. Shifeng (始丰山)
Location: Jiangxi Province
Administrator: Perfect Man Yin (尹真人)

38, Mt. Leisure (逍遥山)
Location: Sichuan Province
Administrator: Perfect Man Xu (徐真人)

39, Mt. Bowl Pool / Dongbai Bay (钵池山 / 东白源)
Location: Jiangsu Province
Administrator: Immortal Liu (刘仙人)

40, Mt. Chicken Cage (鸡笼山)
Location: Anhui Province
Where Wang Qiao attained his immortality (王乔)

41, Alter the Revered Mr Mao (毛公坛)
Location: Jiangsu Province
Where Perfect Man Liu Gen used to live and cultivate (刘根真人)

42, Mt. Luluo (绿萝山)
Location: Hunan Province
Where Perfect Man Boyang dwells (伯阳真人)

43, Mt. Defence (防山)
Location: Shandong Province
Where Confucian’s disciple sage Yanzi is buried (颜子)

44, Mt. Phoenix Tree (桐柏山)
Location: Zhejiang Province
Administrator: Immortal Li Xianjun (李仙君)

45, Mt. Pingdu (平都山)
Location: Sichuan Province
Where Perfect Man Yin Zhenjun attained his immortality (阴真君)

46, Mt. Golden Hall (金堂山)
Location: Sichuan Province
Adjacent to Peach Bay (桃源界)

47, Mt. Tiger Brook (虎溪山)
Location: Jiangxi Province
Where Hermit Mr. Wuliu dwells (五柳先生)

48, Mt. Dragon Presence (彰龙山)
Location: Hunan Province
Administrator: Mr. Zang (臧先生)

49, Mt. Holding Fortune (抱福山)
Location: Shanxi Province
Administrator: Perfect Man Fan (范真人)

50, Mt. Giant Face (大面山)
Location: Sichuan Province
Administrator: Immortal Bai Chengzi (仙人柏成子)

51, Mt. First Morning (元晨山)
Location: Jiangxi Province
Adminstrators: Perfect Man Sun, Mr. An Qisheng (孙真人、安期生)

52, Mt. Horseshoe (马蹄山)
Location: Jianxi Province
Administrator: Perfect Man Zizhou (真人子州)

53, Mt. Virtue (德山)
Location: Hunan Province
Administrator: Immortal Zhang Chengjun (仙人张巨君)

54, Mt. High Creek Blue Water (高溪蓝水山)
Location: Shanxi Province
Where Bing Taishang visits (并太上)

55, Blue Water (蓝水)
Location: Shaanxi Province
Administrator: Terrestrial Immortal Zhang Zhaoqi (地仙张兆其)

56, Jade Peak (玉峰)
Location: Shanxi Province
Administrator: Terrestrial Immortal Bai Hu (仙人柏户)

57, Mt. Sky Pillar (天柱山)
Location: Zhejiang Province
Administrator: Terrestrial Immortal Wang Baiyuan (地仙王柏元)

58, Mt. Shang Valley (商谷山)
Location: Shaanxi Province
Where Immortal SiHao (四皓仙人)

59, Grotto Revered Mr. Zhang (张公洞)
Location: JIangsu Province
Administrator: Perfect Man Kang Sang (真人康桑)

60, Mt. Simamei (司马梅山)
Location: Henan Province
Administrator: Li Ming (李明仙人)

61, Mt. Changzai (长在山 / 长白山)
Location: Shandong Province
Administrator: Perfect Man Mao (毛真人)

62, Mt. Shaoshi (少室山)
Location: Henan Province
Where Shaoshi Hermit Li Bo dwelled (少室山人李渤)

63, Mt. Zhongtiao (中条山)
Location: Guangdong Province
Where Immortal Zhangguo dwelled (张果)

64, Mt. Soft Bamboo (绵竹山)
Location: Sichuan Province
Administrator: Madam Qionghua (琼华夫人)

65, Mt. Wudang (武当山)
Location: Hubei Province
Administrator: Immortal An Gong (仙人安公)

66, Mt. Humble Lady (女凡山)
Location: Henan Province
Where Fairy Lanxiang attained her immortality (兰香神女)

67, Mt. Gui (瑰山)
Location: Sichuan Province
Where Zhang Henghou attained his immortality

68, Mt. Golden City (金城山)
Location: Anhui Province
Administrator: Perfect Man Shi (石真人)

69, Mt. Cloud (云山)
Location: Hunan Province
Administrator: Immortal Lu Sheng (仙人卢生)

70, Mt. Beimang (北邙山) henan
Location: Henan Province
Administrator: Perfect Man Wei (魏真人)

71, Mt. Lu (卢山)
Location: Shandong Province
Administrator: Perfect Man Xie (谢真人)

72, Mt. East Sea / Mt. East Lao (东海山 / 东崂山)
Location: Shandong Province
Administrator: Perfect Man Wang (王真人)

Celestial Grottoes - Secret Pathways to Dao

Reference: Noble Mountains with Celestial Grotto and Blessed Field (《洞天福地岳渎名山记》), by Daoist Du Guangting (杜光庭) of Five Dynasties (907 – 960)

 
 
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