鈥淐onstructions of the roads in Mount Cai and Meng have been finished, and water-control in Heyi has attained success.鈥?It is said that in the Book of Documents: Yu鈥檚 Sacrifice, Yu once offered sacrifice to God on the peak of the Mengding Mountain, which gave this mountain its name 鈥淢ount Meng鈥? Back in 53BC, Wu Lizhen planted wild tea trees in Mengding Mountain, marking the beginning of artificial tea planting in the world. In the Three-Kingdoms Period, a monk from India called Master Kongding resided in Mengding Mountain to promote Buddhism, which was handed down to now. In the earlier Song Dynasty, Master Ganlu from the West Region, as the abbot of Meng, compiled the Mengshan Food Ritual which was circulated over the world. As the saying goes, 鈥淭ea from Mingshan is traded for horse.鈥?Now only the few existing ruins of tea-horse officials once witnessed the grandeur history of Ancient Tea-Horse Road. The Mengding Mountain Tea has served as the royal tribute for millenniums from the Tang Dynasty to the Qing Dynasty. With the introduction of zen in late Tang Dynasty, mutual promotion and fusion between zen and tea finally resulted in a unity of these two cultures. Traditional tea producing skills of the Mengding Mountain Tea and woodwork as well as Mingshan Mama Lantern Show have been listed as the intangible cultural heritages and continued for generations. The Declaration of Mengding Mountain established the status of Mingshan as the cradle of tea culture and civilization, as well as the holy mount of tea culture. Meanwhile, Mingshan also embodies inclusive humanistic culture, unique custom in western Sichuan, long-standing Buddhism and Red Army spirit from the Long March.