DASCHOILIN MONASTERY

It was one of the most important parts of present Ulaanbaatar city. In the past, Dashchoilin Monastery hosted numerous scientists and monks from all over Mongolia. In 1990 the Zuun Khuree Dashchoilin Monastery was restored. It now has more than 100 monks, three temples (Tsogchen, Sakhius and Gandanchoinkhorlin) and many rare statues. Dashchoilin Monastery in Ulaanbaatar is known for conducting ceremonies such as Maitreya and Tsam religion mask dance every year. In 1998, the Zuun Khuree College was created to provide training in general education for the community; including basic Buddhist teachings, Buddhist Philosophy and training in Indian, Tibetan and Mongolian languages.