Amgalangiin jas

Read in Mongolian

Name(s) of Temple :
Amgalangiin jas,

Rinchen Number :

Rinchen Name :
Amgalangiin jas

Type of Temple :

Aimag Temple located in :

Old Aimag Name :
Tusheet Khan

Precis History(In Mongolian only):

Төв аймаг Баян цагаан сум Амгалангийн жас Дэлгэр Өлзийтийн хурлаас хойш Амгалангийн гол гэдэг газар энэ жасаа хурал байжээ.Мөнх зул 1 тахилч ламтай, жил сарын дүйцэн өдрүүдэд зөвхөн цагийн хурал хурдаг базүүн талд байх Баруун босго гэдэг овоог тахидаг байв.Энэ хурал нь Тэлүүр дуган хэмээх нүүдлийн маягийн дуганд хурдаг байжээ.

Description of location :
B. Rinchen: Ulziit River The site is located 50 km. northwest of the sum centre nearby Amgalan River.

GPS readings :
North 46° 51’  East 106°  45’

Estimated site dimensions (metres) :
Side1: У30 Side2: Ө40 Side3: У45 Side4: Ө50 Side5: Side6:

Revived temple on site :

Status of site at time of survey :
The site of the monastery is situated to the north-west and about 50 kilometres from the Sum centre, in a flat area between hills, where many winter dwellings (övöljöö) are situated. The foundations of about ten small buildings (possibly made of wood) can be made out, marked by stones in lines – the stone foundation of these buildings that once stood here. All the foundations are square shaped. Pieces of brass pots, old Chinese coins, and pieces of object like a scissor were found. (No brick or wood.) No trace of diggings at the site. The monks’ well is to the south-east, near a winter dwelling.

Date of founding the monastery/temple :

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

Old monastery/temple revived:

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

Date of Reviving:

Monks in Old Temple :
1 monk
1 monk

Notes :
Informant Puntsogiin Badamochir, is living in the centre of Bayantsagaan. He was born in 1921 and had been a monk in Bambar Erdene Lamiin Khüree (in present Sergelen Sum). According to this informant, the Jas called Amgalangiin Jas was situated at a place called Amgalangiin Gol (river of Amgalan) or Amgalangiin Am (valley of Amgalan). There was only one temple building and one Takhilch (offering preparer) monk residing there. On the east of the site is the Ovoo called Baruun Bosgo, which the monks worshipped. The monks’ well was situated on the south-east of the site. The site was situated on the north-west of the Sum centre. This is in the area that was subordinated to the Bogd and his estate (Ikh Shavi, Bogdiin Shavi).

Form Number :
ТӨБЦ 007

Survey Team :
Team C

П. Бадам-Очир

Oral History :

Газрын зураг / Map

Site Plan

Site plan drawn by surveyors