Delgerekhiin khiid

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Name(s) of Temple :
Delgerekhiin khiid,

Rinchen Number :
713

Rinchen Name :
Delgerekh khural

Type of Temple :
Other

Aimag Temple located in :
Dundgovi

Sum Temple located in :
Erdenedalai

Old Aimag Name :
Tusheet Khan

Description of location :
Rinchen: Delgerekh ovoo, Maidar: Saikhan-Ovoo soum.  It is 50 km far from in the  southern west side of the center of soum.  The temple was situated near Delgerekh bulag brook. Delgerekh ovoo is not known by local people. But there are two ovoos near the site.  

GPS readings :
North 45° 51’  East 104°  18’

Estimated site dimensions (metres) :
Side1: 30 Side2: 50 Side3: Side4: Side5: Side6:

Revived temple on site :
No

Status of site at time of survey :
Only the stone basements of some square-shaped buildings are visible on the site. Trace of digging. Equipments were not found. A water shelter was built on its western side. There is an ovoo behind the complex, where woman are forbidden to go. A smaller ovoo and Delgerekh bulag (brook) are southeast of the site.

Date of founding the monastery/temple :
Unknown

Date of closing and destroying the monastery :
Огноо хаагдсан: Unknown - Ярилцлагын дугаар:
Огноо нураагдсан:: Unknown - Ярилцлагын дугаар:

Old monastery/temple revived:
No

Үүсгэн байгуулагч хүний нэр болон цол хэргэм (мэдэгдэж байвал):
Нэр, цол хэргэм : not known - Ярилцлагын дугаар:

Date of Reviving:
Year : Unknown - Ярилцлагын дугаар:

Monks in Old Temple :
40

Notes :
Maidar (624) indicates this monastery belonging to Saikhan-Ovoo soum, but doesn`t determine its exact place. However, the site of the monastery belongs to Erdenedalai soum now, it is close to the border with Saikhan-Ovoo soum. According to the Maidar 10 monks belonged to the monastery before the purges. The monastery had one temple and one financial unit according to Maidar.

Form Number :
ДУЭД 012

Survey Team :
Team D

Газрын зураг / Map

Site Plan

Site plan drawn by surveyors