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Ta'er Lamasery

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Ta'er Lamasery is a significant Tibetan monastery located about 27 kilometers southeast of Xining. The lamasery was built in 1560 Anno Domini as a tribute to Tsong Khapa who founded the Yellow Hat Sect of Tibetan Buddhism. Approximately 750 monks live at the lamasery, which has an area of 40 hectares. Han and Tibetan can be viewed at the lamasery. A guided tour of the monastery will take you through rooms such as the Great Temple of Golden Tile, Lesser Temple of Golden Tile, the Great Meditation Hall, the Nine Room Hall and the Hall of Butter Sculpture. Also Ta'er Lamasery is known by the Tibetan name Kumbum, which means 100,000 roaring Buddhas.
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