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Sexu Temple
Ganzizhou Top 6 in Important Religious Institution

4.6/5
13 Reviews
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Recommended Sightseeing Time: 1 hour
Address: Shiqu County, Ganzi Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture

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[Sexu Temple] Located in Sexu Town, Shiqu County in the northwest of Sichuan Province, the altitude exceeds 4200 meters. The Tibetan word "sex beard" means "tribal descendants wearing yellow hats". It is the same sect as the Sera Monastery in Lhasa, Tibet. It is an important temple and Buddhist academy of the Gelug Sect of Tibetan Buddhism in Tibetan areas. The only Buddhist college in Tibet that is qualified to award the "Geshe" degree (Doctor of Buddhism). In 2005, the monks of Sexu Monastery won the top four in the National Tibetan Buddhist High School Examination. Sexu Temple is large in Kham Tibetan area and has many believers. There are many exquisite Buddha statues in the temple, enshrining the second largest bronze and gilded Qampa Buddha in Tibet (second only to the Qampa Buddha of Tashi Lunpo Monastery in Xigaze, Tibet); there is also the treasure of the town, the Zongba It is said that there are three teeth in the pagoda of Ka’s tooth, and the largest one is preserved in Sexu Temple.

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