Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Kumbum Monastery tower - Chinese tourism scenic spots

Kumbum Monastery tower at the mosque at the southern end of Jiefang Road. Department of Tatar people in 1897 to build the donor. In 1919, a local German and also co-funded re-construction, it is also known as the co Temple, the tower is the Kumbum Monastery in the urban areas Uygur, Tatar, Uzbek national, and other major venues for religious activities, but also for the city Open the mosque.

  Chinese and foreign visitors without prior contact, access to visit the Temple, but also in the rear of the chapel to watch the Muslim worship. According to Islamic law, women can not enter the mosque. But the Kumbum Monastery in the tower, such as prior approval, female tourists can also go to visit. 3 Monastery covers an area of 1,000 square meters, Chapel of about 8 100 square meters, the former multi-carved painted pillars, ornate. Chapel 4, full carpets, and can accommodate 1,000 people worship. Temple Tatar Department of the top architectural style.

  Monastery on the mountain and powerful, built scattered. Among them, eight towers, Daikin Watt Hall, Xiao Jin W Temple, Temple flowers, Jing-tang, 9 The most well-known and so on. Babao wishful tower, located in front of the square. It is said that the eight towers in memory of Sakyamuni Buddha's life among the Group of Eight and Gongde constructed, was built in 1776. Its shape more or less the same, the tower is 6.4 meters, 9.4 meters bottom perimeter, the base area of 5.7 square meters. Clean black tower , The base of the green-brick structure, decorated with scripture waist, each tower also has a shrines in the south, where possession of Sanskrit.

  Kumbum Monastery decorative Buddhas Hall of Duixiu, murals and Su Youhua, people call the art "Sanjue", particularly in the areas of the most well-known Su Youhua. Su Youhua plastic butter is made. Crisp Crystal white, soft and delicate, vulnerable to all kinds of blending pigments, autopoietic a variety of rare art of flower. Kumbum Monastery-Su Youhua the fine arts of Tai Shing, not only of high artistic standard and unique art style, and large-scale, rich and varied content. Green leaves of flowering Yicao flowers, there are thousands of Birds and animals, magnificent scenery of the landscape picture, there are slim, sleek pavilions, lifelike portraits, many based on the history and myths and legends of the story, and so on. On the 15th of the first lunar month every year, the Kumbum Monastery is the annual Lantern Festival Su Youhua. At that time, Lama will give elaborate Suyou Hua Temple Square, so that tens of thousands of people to watch. To many people see the Suyou Hua Feng Cai, effort, a long distance to the Kumbum Monastery came to participate in the Lantern Festival.

  Mural is painting on the walls of temples in all, most of it in the curtain drawn, and some painted directly on the walls and pillars. The use of natural dyes mural stone Minerals, it has a bright color, enduring characteristics. Kumbum Monastery of Lamaism is a mural painting, it has a strong Indian and Tibetan style. Murals, primary and secondary characters are mostly Micheng doctrine, the clever idea of the screen, the appropriate deployment of the likelihood that a harmonious tone, exquisite technique, delicate way.

  For the temple Asian-style architecture, and on both sides of the front hall of worship for the spacious corridors, the main hall at the top of the center has a unique floor of the Moon, the temple has also preaching together, the imam of housing, such as the reception room, the local Uighur, Kazakh, Tatar, Uzbek National religious activities such as the main venue at the same time, the temple often pick Visiting foreign Muslims.

  Kumbum Monastery, also known as Tower Temple children. Daikin named in the tile inside to commemorate the Yellow Sect founder Tsongkhapa built a large silver tower, known as the Tibetan language, "Bahrain-yin of the gun", meaning: "Senge of thousands of Maitreya Buddha Temple." It is located in Huangzhong County town of Xinan Yu Lu Shaer's not even spent in the col China is the Gelug Sect of Tibetan Buddhism (Yellow Sect) one of the six major monasteries, Qinghai Province is also the first one of the key historical sites and cultural unit.

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