Dambadarjaalin khiid

Read in Mongolian

Name(s) of Temple :
Dambadarjaalin khiid,Duchin khural,Duchin khiid,

Rinchen Number :

Rinchen Name :
Duchiin khiid

Type of Temple :
Monastic City

Aimag Temple located in :

Sum Temple located in :
Manlai sym

Old Aimag Name :
Tusheet Khan

Old Sum Name :
So zasgiin khoshuu

Description of location :
The site is located 40km to the north of the sum centre, in the area of Dalai brigade. Along the back of the site is a range of small hills. On both sides of the site are flood made ravines. The soil is sandy with gravel.

GPS readings :
North 44° 04’  East 106°  24’

Estimated site dimensions (metres) :
Side1: 200 Side2: 200 Side3: 200 Side4: 200 Side5: Side6:

Revived temple on site :

Status of site at time of survey :
Based on the outlines that were visible, we assume there were 2 big temples and 1 guard temple. Also 2 treasury temples and monks dormitory. The temples were built with blue brick and the monks houses were built with raw bricks.

Old monastery/temple revived:

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

Date of Reviving:

Monks in Old Temple :
40-50 monks
40-50 monks

Notes :
It was called both Duchin khural and Duchin khiid. The Tibetan name was Dambadarjalin. About 40-50 monks. Elders Rajanba, Altagerel Myatav and Tsogttsetsii old man were monks. Interviews were with Luvsantsedev and Tsokhio.

Form Number :
ӨГМН 042

Survey Team :
Team E

Газрын зураг / Map

Архивын зургууд / Archive photographs

Site Plan

Site plan drawn by surveyors Site plan drawn by surveyors