Togootyn suvarga

Read in Mongolian

Name(s) of Temple :
Togootyn suvarga,

Rinchen Number :

Rinchen Name :
Togootyn shuteen

Type of Temple :
Temporary Assembly

Aimag Temple located in :

Sum Temple located in :
Baynkhutag soum

Old Aimag Name :
Setsen Khan

Old Sum Name :
Setsen khany khoshuu

Precis History(In Mongolian only):

Хэнтий аймгийн Баянхутаг сумын Тогоотын шүтээн Хуучнаар Сэцэн хан аймгийн Сэцэн ханы хошуу, одоогийн Хэнтий аймгийн Баянхутаг сумын сумын нутагт, тал хээрийн бүсэд, сумын төвөөс баруун урагш 10 км-т, Тогоотын ам, Тогоотын шар хад хэмээх газарт Тогоотын шүтээн буюу суварга оршиж байжээ.

Description of location :
The site is on steppe range, 10 km. southwest of Bayankhutag sum centre in an area called Shar Khad of Togootiin Am valley.

GPS readings :
North 46° 41’  East 111°  07’

Estimated site dimensions (metres) :
Side1: 2,5 Side2: 2,5 Side3: Side4: Side5: Side6:

Revived temple on site :

Status of site at time of survey :
There are only two remnant temple bases and a stupa which was built by the Buurdun descendants. On the stupa is a commemoration written which reads “Forever the holy lamas of the mountain will be remembered, Descendants of the Buurduns 2001. Dated 3rd of the Horse Month”

Old monastery/temple revived:

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

Date of Reviving:

Monks in Old Temple :
not clear
not clear

Notes :
A fable among the locals is that “Should there be a cauldron encountered in Togootiin Am, this must be filled up by any means such as stones or wood, as the full cauldron resembles your livelihood.” The mountain holy lama was a vagrant meditator whose dwellings were made from 2 closely-built gers.

Form Number :
ХЭБХ 057

Survey Team :
Team F


Oral History :

Газрын зураг / Map