Qiongzhu Temple, or Bamboo Temple, is a Buddhist sanctuary arranged on Yu'an Mountain toward the northwest of Kunming, Yunnan, China. The name of the sanctuary alludes to a sort of bamboo. The Bamboo Temple was built up amid the Yuan administration as the main sanctuary committed to Zen Buddhism in Yunnan. It has since been burned to the ground and remade a few times. The present structure for the most part dates from the late Qing tradition. The sanctuary is most eminent for the painted dirt models of the 500 Buddhist arhats.
The figures which are known as the "designed pearls in the oriental fortune house" were made amid the reign of the Guangxu Emperor in the Qing tradition, when the sanctuary was experiencing significant repairs. Li Guangxiu, a society earth craftsman from Sichuan Province, took his understudies to Kunming where they put in seven years to make the models. Qiongzhu Temple was worked in the Tang and Song tradition.
Toward the start of foundation of the Qiongzhu Temple, it was not renowned. To the early Yuan line there was famous priest conveyed the message here so the sanctuary was known step by step. Ming line Yongle period seventeenth year, Qiongzhu Temple was pulverized by flame. The twentieth year of Yongle period, Musheng and Mu'ang sorted out to modify Qiongzhu Temple, and finished in Ming administration Xuande period third year, which took six years on the whole, and it was sanctuary complex greater than in Yuan line.