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Altar City – derived from Clan Sect of Indian Buddhism

Altar City was derived from the Clan Sect of Indian Buddhism, which was the place where the Founder of Clan Sect and his family gathered. In the ancient time, the Clan Sect of India cultivated the “Clan Rituals” to prevent the invasion of vicious devils, thus built the round upper Altar and invited senior leaders […]

Embossed Embroidery – Art Miracle of Tibetan Buddhism Temple

Embossed embroider is a variety derived from the traditional embroidery. Colorful satins are cut into needed forms, such as Buddha, hills and water, flowers and plants, birds and beasts and with wool and cotton as filling, the embroidery will be linked on the basis of cloth with strong 3D sense. The embossed embroidery of Taer […]

Regong Arts – Deployment of Holy Water

Tongren is called Regong in Tibetan language. In the 14th and 15th century, Tibetan Buddhism was transmitted into Tongren area, and peoples of Tibetan and Han nationalities from the Upper and Lower Wutun, Nianduhu, Duosairi, Guomari, Tuojia and other natural villages around Zuolongwu Town start painting, sculpture and stone carving mainly for religious services, called […]

Princess Wencheng Temple with Big-Sun Buddha Statue

The historically famous cultural relics of “Big-Sun Buddha Statue and its Temple” are well known as “Princess Wencheng Temple”, belonging to Zhigong Gaju Sect, Tibetan Buddhism. It was said that when Princess Wencheng entered Tibet, she rested here for a month and ordered her attendants to carve nine Buddha figures in the cliff. Upon the […]

South Temple – ancient temple of Tibetan Buddhism

South Temple is an ancient temple of Ningma Sect, Tibetan Buddhism. With serene environment and sublime position, it was built on a separate peak with a height over 500m. Three sides of the peak are nearly vertical down and up with red sand rock cliffs. In South Temple, some of the buildings are located on […]

Panchen Former Home – Holy Child of Panchen IX

Panchen X Eerdeni Quejijianzuan was born in 1938 and his former home is located in Xunhua Town. At the age of three, Zhashilunbu Temple selected him as Holy Child of Panchen IX, and upon approval in 1949, he was selected as Panchen X. On August 10 of the same year, the great ceremony was held […]

Grand Buddha Pagoda – Upper and Lower Wutun Temple

Guo Ma Ri Village of Nian Du Hu Town is located five kilometers away from north of Longwu Town, dominated by Tu nationality. Guo Ma Ri Temple of the village was initiated in Wanli period of Ming Dynasty, with Grand Lecture Hall, Mass Hall and Warrior Hall built. Time Cycle Pagoda built in January of […]

Taer Temple of Lama Sect in Tibetan Buddhism

Taer Temple is one of the six temples of Gelu Sect in Tibetan Buddhism (also named Yellow Sect), which was originated in 1560 with land area of 400,000m2. The whole monastery matches the undulation of the mountains, with Grand Jinwa Temple, Little Flower Temple, Grand Hall, Nine-Unit Hall, Ruyi Pagoda, Gate Pagoda, totaling more than […]

Religious Culture of Qinghai Province China

Qinghai Province is the birthplace of Zongkaba, founder of Gelu Sect of Tibetan Buddhism, where Dalai Lama XIV and Panchen Lama X were born, hence Gelu Sect has become influential. There are 304 temples in Qinghai, more than 20 of which are well known at home and abroad. Taer Temple, Qutan Temple, Longwu Temple and […]