灵隐寺(Lingyin Temple)位于浙江省杭州市西湖的西北部。它是江南著名古刹。该寺建于公元326年，有1600多年的历史。传说, 印度一个叫作慧理的和尚来到杭州，被这美丽的山区景色深深地吸引了。他认为这里有神佛，所以建了一座庙宇，取名“灵隐”，意思是隐藏的灵魂。据说著名的济公和尚也是在这座寺庙皈依的，这使灵隐寺更加有名。
Lingyin Temple is located in the northwest side of West Lake in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province. It is a famous ancient temple in the south of the Yangtze River. The temple was built in 326 AD and has a history of over 1,600 years. Legend has it that an Indian monk named Huili came to Hangzhou and was deeply attracted by the beautiful mountainous scenery. He thought there lived immortals and then he built a temple and named it “Lingyin”，which means hidden souls. It is said that the famous monk Jigong also took vows in the temple, which made Lingyin Temple even more famous.