Ikh Burkant

Ikh Burkant

There is Ikh Burkhant complex with Buddha stone statue in Sumber soum, Dornod aimag. The sightseeing was built in 1859-1864 at the initiative of Togtokhtur Bat-Ochir (as called “To” prince) who was the prince of Khalkhiin Setsen Khan aimag. The monument is Ariyabal god who salvages eight types of dangers. Ariyabal god grasps eight symbols including lion, elephant, snake, fire, water, chain and human mind. It is said that the great god was created to protect the eastern border of Mongolia from any danger. It is also said that To prince observed that the wealth of Mongolia was sent abroad and then built the complex in order to keep the wealth of our ancestors in the motherland. The complex with Buddha statue was built for seven years. The huge image of Janraisig, which lies on two ha of land and is 12 feet or 90 meter high, faces to the direction of the sunrise.

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