Bogdkhan Mountain worshipping ceremony heldPolitics
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Heaven Hallowing State Worship Ceremony for Bogdkhan Mountain took place on October 7, the auspicious 25th day of the autumn’s middle month of the Year of the Sheep, according to the Mongolian-Tibetan calendar.
Present at the ceremony were the President of Mongolia Ts.Elbegdorj, a Chief of Staff of President’s Office P.Tsagaan, a Minister of Environment, Green Development and Tourism N.Battsereg, a chairman of the Presidium of the UB Citizens Representatives Khural D.Battulga, the President’s advisers and many other officials.
High-rank lamas dedicated special prayers to recite blessings for the people and to feast the nature deities of Bogdkhan Mountain. During the ceremony, the State Flag of Mongolia, the south armory of the Black Banner of Mongolian Army and the Capital City Flag were raised, while a portrait of Chingis Khaan and the Seven Treasures of State were exalted.
Ending the ceremony, the President marked a palomino horse, consecrating it to divinity as the ride of the heaven.