Zhongmuzan Lakang Temple in Qonggyai County, Lhoka (Shannan)

Chinese Name: 钟木赞拉康
English Name: Zhongmuzan Lakang Temple
Location: Located in Qonggyai County(琼结县), Lhoka Prefecture(山南市), Tibet Autonomous Region, China
Admission Fee: Free 
Opening Hours: All day

About Zhongmuzan Lakang Temple

Zhongmuzan Lakang Temple resources in the territory of Lacan, Lhoka Qonggyai County, located in the southwest, County resident bachon Wang Muzhi Song Xan Gan Bbu mausoleum on the north shore of Tibetan song. Also known as “hongmiao”. The clock is the local dialect, Limousin “name” songzan”. 

History and Development of Zhongmuzan Lakang Temple

Zhongmuzan Lakang Temple began to be built in the period of Ge Ba Gianni Mawenn (1124~1192). It has an area of 930 square meters (30 meters from north and south, 31 meters in breadth of East and West), with two gates. The main building is divided into two parts: the front is the monk house and the rear is the big hall. Twenty two storey hall. The two corridor of monk house is 4 meters long and symmetrical. The edge of the column is o.22~0.25 meters wide. The wall is 11 meters thick and the inner wall is o.5~1 meters thick. The gate width 0.9~1 meters.

Main Attractions- Zhongmuzan Lakang Temple

Zhongmuzan Lakang Temple sang like pieces of cultural relics are very precious: one is Shakya Muni copper buddha. Department of copper casting, rosette, 32 cm high, 12 cm diameter block. The Buddha head beam high bun, wearing pearl flowers crown, face is golden yellow, black, red lips, eyelids, lips slightly parted, neck two silkworm lines. The left arm droop with the wish seal. The proportion of the body is well proportioned, slender and slender. The thighs are full and the lines are smooth. Red footsteps, standing on the round lotus seat. The statue of the Buddha is fine and has a history of more than one thousand years. The two is like avalokitesvara. Department of red mud, as before, after all blend into one harmonious whole framework. The frame is 30 cm high, 20 cm wide and 2.5 cm thick rice. Like a head: the 5 front, 3 sides each. The chest to hand clasped to barefoot on a lotus flower. The left corner of the lotus is the Manjusri, and the right corner is the image of the diamond. The Avalokitesvara is 26 centimeters high (containing a seat), and the whole body is made of gold. Avalokitesvara, give a person a kind of Buddhism boundless feeling; the mighty king kong posture, showing the Dharma.

Attraction Transportation

The highway traffic system is perfect; visitors can choose self driving tour in Qonggyai County. There are 121.6 km from Gonggar Airport to Qonggyai County and spend tourists 2.5 hours driving. Tourist can also travel to Qonggyai County by air firstly and then transfer to long-distance bus, which is the major choice. 

Attraction Travel Tips

1. Traveling Hours: 1~2 hours
2. Traveling Seasons: All year
3.  High Altitude Sickness Avoiding: Bring enough water and some thick clothes, eating more fruits and vegetables rich in vitamins and so on.
4. Pay attention to respect the local customers.