IKH BURKHANT

car on a road

04

Jan
2017
IKH BURKHANT
Posted By : Admin/890

Interesting site in east region is Ikh Burkhant, where there is a huge image of Janraisig (Sanskrit: Avalokitesvara) carved into the hillside. Ikh burkhant complex locates in Khalkh gol soum of Dornod province. The carving was commissioned in 1864 by local regent Bat Ochiriin Togtokhtooriin, or Tovan (van means 'lord') and was reconstructed between 1995 and 1997. Carving of Ikh Burkhan is 30 m in long. 20 less carvings of god are circling big lying god monument.