Buddhistic MANZUSHRI Monastery
Trip point : Religion & Tradition
This tour introduces you the history of Buddhism in Mongolia. Beside it presents one of the most beautiful landscape of Bogd Khan mountain.
Manzushri monastery was built in 1733 on the beautiful place of Bogd Khan Mountain. From 1733 till 1910, there were totally 21 buildings with 17 temples and 500 families. Lamas lived on the southwest side and the ordinary people and craftsmen lived on the northeast side of the temple. 200-300 lamas held a religious service every day in the main temple, which was built in 1749. Temple`s last bishop was 6th reincarnated lama of Manzushri holy monk and he was victimized on 23rd, October 1937 with 53 other high ranking lamas. Then the temple was set on a fire. In 1974 the monastery was revived and 1993 the summer palace for Manzushri monk was rebuilt as a branch religious museum of Tuv aimag museum.
The remain of the monastery became a natural museum which displays interesting exhibits introducing the flora and fauna of the surrounding area. Above the monasteries are three main shrines in the rock face, which are fine rock carvings of various Buddhist deities, some of are painted.
Most of the buildings and temples were built with raw bricks. Style is in Tibetan and Mongolian. The temple area became a specially protected area in 1994. Bituva- means beauty of perfect. There are such two places in Mongolia. The first one is the temple of Manzushri and the second one is Baldan Bareivun in Umnudelger soum, Khentii aimag.
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