Tibet. This temple is also the first the three Buddhist jewels of Buddha, Dharma and Sangha.
Samye Monastery was built in 8 century by the Trisong Detsen . This temple is just at the Trisong Detsen's birthplace. When this temple was completed, Detsen took part in the foundation ceremony and then ordained seven descendants of blue blood to cultivate in the temple.
Samye Monastery has the shape of a giant mandala, with the main temple in the centre and the other buildings stand at the corners.
The main temple is full of Tibetan religious art and statue form, as well as some important relics.