The Temple of Communal God

The Bai people are belief in Communal God (a Patron). There for, every village has a temple of the Communal God dedicated to their patron saint. The villagers have to go to the temple pray the god to bless them for different purposes.

The architectural style of the temple is typical traditional building of Bai. The roof is covered by tube-shaped tiles with extended eaves. There is a veranda in front of the building. The wooden partition doors are carved with phoenixes and dragons and painted with bright color. The Building looks gorgeous and magnificent. There is a Statue of the King of Dali Kingdom placed in the temple for worship. The building process of the temple followed in the religious customs of Bai. The building is blessed and the ceremony of inviting the God is practiced.

Location: Bai Museum in south park

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