The Sanxingdui Museum is a modern and thematic relic museum. As more and more historical relics were found at the Sanxingdui Archaeological Site, the museum was set up. Sanxingdui means ‘three star piles’ and refers to the three earth piles dug up at the archaeological site.

Mount Emei is the highest of the four mountains in China that are especially important to Buddhism. The three others are Mount Wutai in Shanxi province, Mount Putuo in Zhejiang province and Mount Jiuhua in Anhui province. It is said that the bodhisattva Samantabhadra cultivated his mind here; therefore it is known as his bodhimanda