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September 21, 2019

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Art & Culture

  • Joint Unveiling of Buddha Statue by Prime Minister and President of Mongolia 

 

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Art & Culture

Joint Unveiling of Buddha Statue by Prime Minister and President of Mongolia

Indian Prime Minister and President of Mongolia, jointly unveiled a statue of Lord Buddha and his two disciples, installed at the historic Gandan Tegchenling Monastery in Ulaanbaatar.

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ABOUT THE STATUE OF LORD BUDDHA

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  • The statue was installed at the Gandan Monastery recently during the third edition of SAMVAAD dialogue held in Ulaanbaatar, which brought together Buddhist religious leaders, from to deliberate on contemporary issues related to Buddhism.

ABOUT GANDAN TEGCHENLING MONASTERY

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  • Founded in 1838, Gandantegchinlen Monastery (Gandan Khiid) is a Tibetan Buddhist monastery and a treasure house of valuable Buddhist heritage.

KEY FACT

  • Ulaanbaatar is a capital and largest city of Mongolia. It is situated on the ‘Tuul’ River.
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