Kubum Monastery

Kubum Monastery

Ta’er Monastery (塔尔寺), also known as Kumbum Monastery, is located in Qinghai Province, in the county of Huangzhong, which is more than 20 km from Xining proper. It was built mainly for the Gelugpa Sect, Hence, the monastery is more than a home for the monks; it’s also one of the sacred grounds in the region. Although no one can truly trace how the sect was formed or how the monastery came about, it has been around for around 400 years

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