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the Hsi Lai Temple: San Gabriel Valley from Hsi Lai Temple

San Gabriel Valley from Hsi Lai Temple

My vantage point is Hsi Lai Temple (西來寺), the premier Buddhist temple in Southern California, located in Hacienda Heights 15 miles east of Los Angeles. Looking northwest beyond the homes of Hacienda Heights, into City of Industry and its warehouses. In the distance is Mt. Wilson. At its foothills would be the communities of Arcadia, Monrovia, and Duarte. El Monte and Baldwin Park sit between those communities and City of Industry.

Credit: InSapphoWeTrust / Flickr