Gomar Gompa is also known as “Guo Ma Ri Gompa”. It was built in 1741, and located in the Guo Ri Ma village. The monastery is built with oil and stone
The village was a military compound, being built in 7th century. It was a sealed rectangular structure, with length of 260 meters from east to west, and width of 96 meters from south to north. It covers an area of total 2,496 square meters, there are three doors on the East, West, and South. The east gate is the formal gate that was made in Red copper. One of the features of this village is that there are Praying wheels on the top of the each door; Inside of it, each unit is a house for a family, the wall of the buildings are quite similar as Turkish and Islamic style. All local people are Tu minority people. This village is not far from Wutun monastery.
Gomar Gompa Kalachakra pagoda is a magnificent building located on the top of the hill that can be visible from the village. This pagoda was founded by the Abbot in 1994. It is a 5-storey building, with height of 33 meters. Its base is a one circular praying wheels; the modeling of this pagoda is a replication of the Kalachakra that Sakyamuni first turned at Deer Court of Porone City of ancient India. It took 5 years to complete, and filled with the beloings of the 10th Panchan Lama inside of this pagoda. The artistic and architectural standard of this building are much higher than the normal monasteries in other region.
There is one assembly hall, one Maitreya hall, one Dharmapala hall, and one Ang-qian Zha Cang, approximately 209 rooms, and 105 dorm rooms for monks, it occupies about nearly 100 acres, and housed more than 300 monks. It was damaged during 10 years culture revolutionary in 20th century; After 1981, The gompa is opened for publi. There are now about 80 monks, the pilgrims are mostly from Guo Ri Ma village.
Address & Contact
Add : Guo Ma Ri village, Nianduhu county | 同仁县年都乎乡郭麻日村
5 kilometers north of Tongren county
Phone: +86 973 879-5001
08:00am – 18:00pm
RMB 10 per person
Gomar Gompa Molam Puja
2020 January 27th – February 10th
2021 February 14th – 28th
2022 February 3rd – 17th
2020 February 2nd
2021 February 20th
2022 February 9th
Monk Debating Class
- Morning: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm, 2 hours
- Afternoon: 17:00 am – 19:00 pm, 2 hours
- From Monday to Friday
How to get here
By foot it takes about 30 minutes hike from Wutun Monastery to Gorma Gompa
By bus Starting from Wutun Monastery to Gorma Gompa, with rate: RMB 30 per person
By rent vehicle Start from Tongren county, the cost is usually RMB 80 one way, and RMB 150 for a round trip journey.