Drak Yerpa Monastery is in Dazi County, north of Lhasa City, at the foot of Yerba Mountain, 4000 meters above sea level.
Yerba Temple, founded in the 7th century, was built by Emperor Songtsan Gampo and princess Mongnsa. According to the records of the U-tsang, The main hall of Yeba Temple is provided with a dish used by Atisha. the buddha statue with Adixia nose bleed painting and the temple of the sixteen venerable (that is, the sixteen Arhats) are all spiritual relics.” Zampu Zudezan(803-841). Also known as “hot bar towel“, the Chinese nationality as”can Li can foot“, also known as”Yi Tai Zampu”.He ascended the throne in 815.A stupa was built at Yeba Temple during the reign of the emperor, who believed that Buddhism had reached its peak.Langdama(Tang translation of “Damo“, also known as”My east Zanbu”.In the reign of 836-842), Zhengka Baiji Yundan was killed and skinned, that is, served in the temple of Yeba.Lalon Bhadidogi, who assassinated Rondama, also built the aisle at the Temple of Yeba.He lived here in the early days of Atikyo (982-1054), and his great disciple, O. Lebedev, spread the Kadang Sutra and the secret dharma in this place.Legend has it that the temple also has a monument carved big bell and other precious ancient relics.
Yeba Temple, also known as “Zayeba Temple“,”Bimarse Temple“,”Zayeba Manirakan Temple”.There is a“six-character Mantra”Mani stone in the temple; there are also statues of Songtsan Gampo, Prince Zizun, Princess Wencheng, Princess Munsa Zijiang and Prince Gongri Gongzan.
According to Tibetan historical records: in the 8th century, Master Lotus Sheng practiced in Yeba Temple and created the”one hundred and eight achievers ” practice cave, which became the famous secret dharma practice dojo in Tubo.At the end of the 9th century, the reviving Buddhist master Rumei Chuchen went to the long word for the sixteen Arhats to open the light, and thus plastic“sixteen Arhats”statue, welcome to Yeba Temple to establish the sixteen venerable Buddha hall.In the 11th century, Atikyo became an important dojo for the Kadang sect by teaching for five years at the Yeba Temple,“Sobapu”(also known as“Maitreya Hall”).In 1647, the fifth Awang Rosang Gyatso established a four-story Gelug monastery in Yepa Temple, and built a Buddhist temple, a temple, a temple, a palace, etc., dedicated to Atixia, Zhong Dunba, Tsongkhapa and other statues, there were 160 monks at the time.In the 18th century, when the 51st Fateh Davin Awang Bandan of Kadan Temple was appointed to the upper Tantric court Kambu, the Gelug Tantric Court was established at the Yeba Temple.There are more than 60 monks.
There are many sacred sites in Yeba Temple, according to historical records: there are Dawapu caves, “Dawapu” that is, the moon cave.Legend has it that during the reign of Shesundzan (755-797 A.D.), Jevachoyan (one of the twenty-five kings of Shesundzan) achieved success in this monastery, that is, he ascended to heaven by moonlight outside the cave, hence the name“Dhavapu”(moon cave).Inside the cave there is a statue of Master Wu Jian (Wu Jianba Rinchinbei), which is said to be quite magical and can replace the mami; there are also many naturally generated gods.There are achievements in the Shengraku Vajrayana of the Shurin school in the Naebu-pu Cave.Show the avatar, the bell is placed in the sky, hence the name “Naebu-ura” (bell Cave).Kun Ruywambu was one of the seven pre-monks who first became a monk at the time of His son Dezan.In addition, there are the cave of Dojipu and the cave where 80 worshippers have lived in the temple of Yepa.
From Yeba Temple to the east along the north bank of Lhasa can be Gangdui, here is the Ning Konpu cave of the Ning translator (real name Damaza) monastery.Inside the cave there is a very powerful statue of the Ming king on all four sides.The four-sided Ming king, the four-sided Ming King, is the great Black god, originally ushered by the Ning translation teacher from India,also known as”Konkubu association“, translated as”four-sided Ming King”, is the Sakya sect of the deity.
Yeba Temple is one of the famous temples in west-history, dating back 1,500 years, has a great influence on the religious masses, but also people from all walks of life sightseeing, tourism, worship of the holy land.