Tashilhunpo Monastery means "Auspicious Sumeru Mountain" in Tibetan. It is one of the six major Dge-lugs-pa temples. Since the 4th Panchen Lama, Tashilhunpo Monastery has become the head base of Panchen Lamas. Cuoqin Hall is the main hall of Tashilhunpo Monastery. Panchen Lamas used to preach a sermon to the monks throughout the temple. It is also the site for religious debates of monks. 7 Stupa Halls lie in the east of the monastery and dagobas of Panchen Lamas are placed there. The monastery also stores a number of valuable cultural relics in the Song, Yuan, Ming and Qing Dynasties.