Milariba Buddha Pavilion was built to memorize Milariba, one of the founders of Kargyu Section (White Doctrine) of Tibetan Buddhism. It is a representative architecture of white doctrine of Tibetan Buddhism.
This architecture was initially built in Qing Dynasty (in 1777) and demolished during the Cultural Revolution. After being rebuilt in 1992, this pavilion was mainly used to worship the well-known master, Milariba, as well as part of his disciples.
|What to See/Do:||The pavilion has nine floors in all, in which 1,720 statues of Milariba and his disciples are housed. In addition, there are various mural paintings that reflecting Buddhism contents. Rooms on each floor are decorated to show people different time periods or sects of Tibetan Buddhism.|
|Duration:||1 – 2 hours|
|Address:||Nawu Road, Hezuo City, Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture of Gannan, Gansu Province.|
|Opening time:||08:00 – 18:00.|
|Public transport:||Take coaches from Lanzhou South Long Distance Passenger Station between 07:00 and 16:30 to Hezuo City, taking about 4 hours at about 74RMB, and then take the bus No. 1 or 2 at Hezuo City to the site.|