VIDEO – Mongolia – Ulaanbaatar – Gandantegchinleng Khiid Buddhist monastery

Last updated Nov 7, 2019 | Published on Jun 1, 2011Mongolia, North, Central and East Asia, Videos

The important, active and central monastery in Mongolia’s capital of Ulaanbaatar. Video snaps with Mongolian song.

Wikipedia writes: The Gandantegchinlen Monastery is a Mongolian Buddhist monastery in the Mongolian capital of Ulaanbaatar that has been restored and revitalized since 1990. The Tibetan name translates to the “Great Place of Complete Joy”. It currently has over 150 monks in residence. It features a 26.5-meter-high statue of Avalokite?vara. It came under state protection in 1994.

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This video was published on YouTube Jan 2, 2011. The blog date has been changed to coincide with the time of the actual visit.

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