Tumen sumiin khural

Read in Mongolian

Name(s) of Temple :
Tumen sumiin khural,

Rinchen Number :
658

Rinchen Name :
Tumen sumiin khural /Shaviin khural/

Type of Temple :
Monastry

Aimag Temple located in :
Dornogovi

Sum Temple located in :
Khatanbulag sum

Old Aimag Name :
Tusheet Khan

Old Sum Name :
Mergen vangiin khoshuu

Description of location :
The site is 70Km north-west of the sum centre. It is located in a valley amongst smalls hills in the gobi area with scarce vegetation. Along the west and south-west there is stony bushy ground extended by hills.

GPS readings :
North 42° 59’  East 108°  27’

Estimated site dimensions (metres) :
Side1: 100 Side2: 250 Side3: 100 Side4: 250 Side5: Side6:

Revived temple on site :
No

Status of site at time of survey :
There stone foundations of about 20 gers. In addition there are signs of a rock temple, a ger temple and a rock that was most probably a stupa.

Old monastery/temple revived:
No

Үүсгэн байгуулагч хүний нэр болон цол хэргэм (мэдэгдэж байвал):

Date of Reviving:

Monks in Old Temple :
not clear
not clear

Notes :
The site had one wooden temple measuring 4M x 5M, and a ger temple. There were probably around 20 monks residing in the monastery. The Ger temple was probably eight walls big. 1 rock stupa is on the front right side of the main temple. Most of the monks ger were probably four walls big. They had stone foundations so probably they were permanent. In total there were about 17-18 gers.

Form Number :
ДГХБ 058

Survey Team :
Team E

Газрын зураг / Map

Site Plan

Site plan drawn by surveyors