Biru Monastery in Biru County, Nagqu

Chinese Name: 比如寺
English Name: Biru Monastery 
Location: Located in Biru County, Nagqu
Admission Fee: Free
Opening Hours: All Day

About Biru Monastery in Biru County, Nagqu

Biru Monastery, also called Langjie Baibalin Monastery(朗杰白拔林寺), is located in Biru County, Nagqu. It was built by Living Buddha Jiaqiongwa Qiongzhaba(甲琼瓦·穷扎巴). The architecture of this monastery is magnificent and there are many precious cultural relics collected here. Biru Monastery dedicated to Jue Miju Buddha(觉·米局) and the guardian of Buddhism is Meilongduo(美龙夺). Before the peaceful liberation of Tibet, there were more than 170 monks in the monastery. There were more than 40 monks in the early twenty-first Century. 

Attraction Transportation: 

Visitors can take long-distance bus or choose self-driving from Biru County seat. Please pay attention to weather conditions. In the rainy season (July & August), cars often get struck in the mud and delays happen frequently. 

Attraction Tips: 
• Traveling Hours: 1 hour
• Traveling Seasons: All seasons
• High Altitude Sickness Avoiding: Bring enough water or drinks, fruits and snacks with high caloric content
• Bring a good, broad spectrum sunscreen with a high SPF factor and a high SPF lip sunscreen to protect your lips too. 
• Never climb or sit on Buddhist statues or stupas.
• Avoid touching the head of monks or nuns and show respect to a nun or monk or spiritual teacher.
• Remove your shoes and your hat when entering a shrine room or monastery.