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Erdene zuu Monastery

zuu Monastery in Mongolia


zuu monastery

The name ‘zuu’ attracts peoples’ attention and we’re always being asked how we came up with the name.

We were inspired by the Buddhist monks from the magnificent Erdene Zuu Monastery in Mongolia. Based on the site of Genghis Khan’s ancient capital of Kharakhorum, Erdene Zuu became a monastery in 1586 until the temples were destroyed in 1939 during the state religious purge.

It’s the idea of living in peace and harmony with technology and being at one with the world around us that really appealed…..plus we liked the name.

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