Singim monastery, (near) Singim, Xinjiang, CN

Raw data

"The Buddhist heritage of Uyghur culture in the Qizil, Qumtura, Bezeklik,
Siggim, Murtuq, and other Buddhist monasteries of Uyghur-Land is a very important
component of Uyghur civilization." Kamberi (2005:20)

"Female Deity with Bowl of Flowers, eleventh-twelfth century, Sengim, Temple 10, Xinjiang, China. Wall painting 19 x 15 cm. Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Preu§ischer Kulturbesitz, Museum fur Indische Kunst. Photo Jurgen Liep"

Input by: tmciolek, Dec 14, 2010

Final data (and their sources)

Last updated: 17 Jul 2014

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

Location of Singim monastery, CN.

General location of the Singim monastery, CN.
Lat 42.9333 Long 89.6500
Mapping & images: Falling Rain Genomics (, 2010.

Google Map link:,%20CN)&ll=42.9333,89.6500&spn=05.0,05.0&t=k&hl=en

Final data - explanatory notes

1. Monastery's name

  • Singim monastery

2. Monastery's modern country & province

  • China:Xinjiang Uygur Zizhiqu

3. Monastery's alternative/historical names

4. Monastery's lat/long coordinates

5. Other known nearby Buddhist monasteries

  • [missing data]

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

  • [missing data]

10. Monastery's Buddhist sub-tradition

  • [missing data]

11. Date-early

  • [missing data]

12. Date-intermediate

MBM chrono-tag 1033-66p - tmciolek 17 Jul 2014
1000-32p 1033-66p 1067-99p dated-x

13. Date-late

  • [missing data]

14. Details of contacts with other monasteries

  • [missing data]

15. Type of evidence regarding the monastery

  • archaeological

16. Additional notes

  • [missing data] (incl. details of the size of the monastic population)

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

  • [missing data]

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