General Introduction

Pusading (Bodhisattva Summit) is at the top of the hill. This Temple is the principal temple of Lamaism and is the only one which got the special permission from the emperor to use the yellow tiles for the roof. Legend has it that Manjusri Bodhisattva dwelt in it, so it is also called “Bodhisattva Summit”. It was built originally in Northern Wei Dynasty (386-534). Pusading (Bodhisattva Summit) is the head of the Yellow Temple(Tibetan Buddhism)of Mount Wutai, where the Great Lama in charge of Tibetan Buddhism affairs in Mount Wutai lives.Kangxi and Qianlong of the Qing Dynasty(1644-1911)came to Wutai Mountain for many times to worship and stayed at the Pusading (Bodhisattva Summit) they once gave the Grand Lama the seal of the commander and ordered Shanxi Province to pay tribute to the Grand Lama.

Uniqueness

  • This Temple is the principal temple of Lamaism.
  • The only temple got the special permission from the emperor to use the yellow tiles for the roof.
  • Emperors of the Qing Dynasty(1644-1911)came to Wutai Mountain for many times to worship and stayed here.