Baiyanggou monastery, (near) Hami, Xinjiang, CN

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BAYANGHUL in Qamil. Structure: temple or monastery. Location: Hami, Xinjiang, CN. Mentioned in: Barat (n.d.).
Input by: tmciolek, Dec 21, 2010

Baiyang River Buddhism Ruins, Baiyanggou Village, Liushuquan Farm, Hami 839117, China -
Taizang Buddha, Baiyanggou Village, Liushuquan Farm, Hami 839117, China -

Die Buddhistischen Klosterruinen von Baiyanggou (chinesisch 白杨沟佛寺遗址 Baiyanggou Fosi yizhi, englisch Ruins of Baiyanggou) in der Stadt Kumul (chin. Hami) im Uigurischen Autonomen Gebiet Xinjiang sind ein altes buddhistisches Kloster im Dorf Baiyanggou cun 白杨沟村 am Westufer des Baiyang He 白杨河 ("Filzpappel-Fluss" ). Das Kloster hatte seine Blütezeit in der Zeit der Tang-Dynastie, bestand historischen Dokumenten zufolge jedoch bereits in der Zeit der Dynastien Wei (魏) und Jin (晋). -

“The Bai Yanggou Buddhist temple site is located 1 km of Hami City, Willow Springs the farm Bai Yanggou Village Poplar River. Poplar river flow from the middle of things into two parts, local Uighurs called "the Taiwan Tibet. Large Buddhist ruins of this Department Buddhism flourished during the Hami region earlier era, the largest monastery. Main monastery remains of the West Bank in Poplar River, build three main forms: the cliff facade carved caves body, then the adobe masonry, and then assemble the front room in the cave before; cliff directly dug into caves; puzzle built with adobe Cave is in contact with the cliff on the table. This form of three built cave, with Turpan Bezeklik grotto or less the same. […] “ [An automated translation of]
Input by: tmciolek, Apr 01, 2013

Final data (and their sources)

Last updated: 01 Apr 2013

Lat/Long coordinates' accuracy:
The monastery in question is assumed to be situated actually no farther than 2 km from the point defined by the coordinates below.

Location of Baiyanggou monastery, CN.

General location of the Baiyanggou monastery, CN.
Lat 42.76840 Long 94.6639
Mapping & images: Falling Rain Genomics (, 2013.

Google Map link:,%20CN)&ll=42.76840,94.6639&spn=05.0,05.0&t=k&hl=en

Final data - explanatory notes

1. Monastery's name

  • Baiyanggou monastery

2. Monastery's modern country & province

  • China:Xinjiang Uygur Zizhiqu

3. Monastery's alternative/historical names

4. Monastery's lat/long coordinates

  • Approx. Lat 42.76840 Long 94.6639 - based on visual identification of the Liushuquan Farm site in maps/satellite imagery, - tmciolek, 01 Apr 2013.

5. Other known nearby Buddhist monasteries

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6. Modern name of the known nearest city, town, or village

7. The settlement's alternative/historical names

8. The settlement's coordinates

9. Monastery's major Buddhist tradition

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10. Monastery's Buddhist sub-tradition

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11. Date-early

  • MBM chrono-tag: 0200-32p 0233-66c - tmciolek 01 Apr 2013
  • 0200-32p 0233-66c 0267-99c 0300-32c 0333-66c 0367-99c 0400-32c 0433-66c 0467-99c 0500-32c 0533-66c 0567-99c 0600-32c 0633-66c 0667-99c 0700-32c 0733-66c 0767-99c 0800-32c 0833-66c 0867-99c 0900-32p 0933-66p dated-ex

12. Date-intermediate

13. Date-late

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14. Details of contacts with other monasteries

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15. Type of evidence regarding the monastery

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16. Additional notes

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17. Corrections & addenda to this page were kindly provided by

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18. Available Printed Literature

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