The Sakya Monastery lies in the small village of Sakya Monastery in the mountains of the Himalayas. In history, the Sakya Monastery was juxtaposed with the potala palace and the sanye temple.
The master painter always expresses his feelings by changing colors, while nature USES colors to infect people’s emotions. In Tibet, blue is undoubtedly the color of soul.
Sakya is a place name that cannot be ignored in the history of Tibet. During the yuan dynasty, Tibet was formally incorporated into the territory of China. Bathba, one of the five ancestors of Sakya, was deeply trusted by the rulers of the yuan dynasty. Therefore, local government was established in Sakya to take charge of the whole Tibet.
Sakya Monastery is the ancestral temple of the Sakya sect of Tibetan Buddhism. The Monastery houses the shell leaf sutra, the budejia dragon horse and the great Tibetan sutra, as well as the yuan dynasty altar city murals, ancient porcelain and other priceless cultural relics.
The outer walls of the temple are painted in white, red and black, which respectively represent guanyin bodhisattva, manjusri bodhisattva and vajra bodhisattva, the most common “three estimates” in Tibet, representing great compassion, great wisdom and great power.
In Tibetan history, Sakya party has played a very important role in Tibetan culture. Many translations and works of some eminent monks at that time have been handed down in literature and history, such as saban’s Sakya’s motto and bathsheba’s famous known theory.
The light in the “hui hai jing shan” is dim. Looking up at the wall of sutras, one may feel that one enters the tunnel of time, as if one will retreat to the greatest glorious moment of Sakya Monastery in a flash.
Monks are strict in their discipline. In summer, yaleh means “summer home” to the effect of “summer home”. This means that in summer, when larvae and chicks are breeding, monks have to stay in monasteries in order to avoid stepping on and injuring these insects and birds.
The Sakya Monastery was magnificent, and there was a circle of transgression around the Monastery. On a quiet afternoon, a gentle breeze blows the bronze bells hanging from the eaves of the main hall, making a ringing sound that adds some relief to the solemnity of this historic temple.
The Sakya Monastery will hold many ritual activities, large or small, every year, among which the large scale and the monastic residence shall be counted as the vajra dance ritual of the Sakya Monastery in summer and winter. The Sakya Monastery dance in summer is held in the seventh month of the Tibetan calendar year, while the Sakya Monastery dance in winter begins on November 19 of the Tibetan calendar year.
During the god dance performance, the dancers are wearing Sakya Monastery and various gods and beast masks. The god dance USES the simplest story plot, and the image reflects the basic content of the Tibetan Buddhism tantric god dance to kill the devil.
Each year, thousands of monks will feel the Sakya Monastery and pray for the Buddha’s mercy.
Sakya derived by strict religious rituals, buddhist religious belief concept, superb dance skills, gorgeous costume masks and elaborate music instruments, staged an seize the soul of drama, its complex dance structure, distinctive characteristics of music and the splendid drama language achievement the unique artistic charm, is the human cultural history of the eternal classic.