Dayan Derkh Monastery


Set on a beautiful bend of the Uur Gol, the Dayan Derkh Monastery consists of a log cabin temple – rebuilt in 2006 over the remains of an older monastery – and is home to a handful of lamas.

The monastery is located around 38km past Tsagaan-Uur (and 97km past Chandman-Öndör village).

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1. Ovoos

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This row of 13 ovoos (shamanistic offerings to the gods) made from sticks represents the 12 years according to the Asian calendar, plus one central ovoo.