Dechingalaviin khural

Read in Mongolian

Name(s) of Temple :
Dechingalaviin khural,Dechingalav/Dechingalva,Kalachakra,Ikh amgalant tsag,Düinkhor datsan,TIB: bde chen bskal-pa, dus-‘khor grwa-tshang,ENG: DechingalavKalachakra Assembly,ENG: Dechingalav/Kalachakra monastic school,

Rinchen Number :

Rinchen Name :
Dechingalaviin khural

Type of Temple :

Aimag Temple located in :
Ulan Bator

Old Aimag Name :

Description of location :
GPS was taken in front of the 6th building of Mongolian National University, the presumed site of the old temple

GPS readings :
North 47° 55’  East 106°  55’

Revived temple on site :

Status of site at time of survey :
The original Dechingalaw temple in Züün Khüree was totally destroyed. It was revived in the courtyard of Gandan monastery in 1992, with the new building being completed in 1994. The traditional ceremonies, especially the yearly Great Düinkhor festival, have been revived and are once again held in the new temple. See the Current Situation entry for Gandan (UBR 912 Rinchen 912) for full details about the revived practices in this temple.

Date of founding the monastery/temple :

Date of closing and destroying the monastery :
Огноо хаагдсан: 1937 or 1938 - Ярилцлагын дугаар:

Old monastery/temple revived:

Үүсгэн байгуулагч хүний нэр болон цол хэргэм (мэдэгдэж байвал):
Нэр, цол хэргэм : Ganden authorities - Ярилцлагын дугаар:

Date of Reviving:
Year : Restored 1994 in Ganden complex - Ярилцлагын дугаар:

Monks in Old Temple :

Notes :
For more information on the history of this temple see UBR 925 AM.pdf All data on this temple is kindly provided by Kristina Teleki and Zsuzsa Majer who retain copyright. See relevant section in Monasteries and Temples of Bogdiin Khüree, Ikh Khüree or Urga, the Old Capital City of Mongolia in the First Part of the Twentieth Century: Zsuzsa Majer, Krisztina Teleki Budapest, Hungary. Ulaanbaatar 2006

Form Number :
UBR 925

Survey Team :
Team C

Газрын зураг / Map

Additional Material / Нэмэлт материал

UBR 925

Архивын зургууд / Archive photographs