The Shankh Monastery Central Mongolia, about 25 kilometers South East of Kharakhorum (Karakorum), is one of Mongolias oldest and most historically significant monasteries originally founded in 1647 by Zanabazar, the first Jebtsundamba Khutuktu, or spiritual head of Tibetan Buddhism for the Khalkha in Outer Mongolia.

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The Shankh Monastery Central Mongolia, about 25 kilometers South East of Kharakhorum (Karakorum), is one of Mongolias oldest and most historically significant monasteries originally founded in 1647 by Zanabazar, the first Jebtsundamba Khutuktu, or spiritual head of Tibetan Buddhism for the Khalkha in Outer Mongolia.

Copyright Wolfgang Kaehler


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