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Tsagan Sar

National kalmyk holiday Tsagan Sar Kalmykian folk festival Tsagan Sar [ Ru ]
Holiday of Spring – Suslik Day!
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Buddhist holiday in Kalmykia – First Turning of the Wheel of Dharma

Central khurul Golden Abode of Buddha Shakyamuni Buddhist holiday in Kalmykia. An important Buddhist holiday – First turning of the Wheel of Dharma

On the 23rd of July all the Buddhist of the world celebrate a huge holy day – the First Turning of the Wheel of Dharma. The ceremonial events take place in the central buddhist temple “Golden Abode of Buddha Shakyamuni“.

This day Buddha Shakyamuni taughed his disciples the 1st sermon of the Four Noble Truths in the sacred place Varanasi. The Noble Truths are teachings about suffering, its origin and reasons; the cessation of suffering and its sources, and the fourth – about the true paths to the cessation of suffering. Read the rest of this entry »

The sacred month Ur Sar has begun in Kalmykia

Central khurul Golden Abode of Buddha Shakyamuni On 21th of May the sacred month Ur Sar has begun in the Republic of Kalmykia. During the whole month until 19th of June the believers in Kalmykia will honor the spiritual deeds of the buddist religion founder Budda Shakyamuni – birth, enlightment, and entering the Paranirvana. Despite of the fact thatthese events took placemore than 2600 years ago, the deeds of Budda and he himself are vivid reality for the buddist believers.

Welcome to the unstrict retrit-nunge, which will take place in the buddhist temple “Gedden sheddub choy korling” on 1,2,3 of june. The beginning is at 9:00 a.m.

On the 4th of of june the solemn service will take place at dawn at 5:a.m in the “Golden Abode of Buddha Shakyamuni“. Read the rest of this entry »

In the central khurul Kalmykia festively prepared to meet the birthday of His Holiness the Dalai Lama

Dalai lama In the city of Elista, Kalmykia, in central khurul festively prepared to meet the birthday of His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Happiness, health and well-being willing to this day many people of the world His Holiness the Dalai Lama – Nobel Peace Prize, a public figure, spiritual leader of Buddhists.

July 6, the birthday of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, the Buddhist spiritual leader, philosopher, teacher, mentor. In the Republic of Kalmykia on the existing tradition is widely celebrated this date.

On this festive day for the people of Kalmykia at 7:30 am in the courtyard of the central ritual held khurul “Sangso” – ritual, purifying and restoring broken vows. Read the rest of this entry »

The Great Buddhist holiday meet in the central khurul of Kalmykia

Golden Abode of Buddha Shakyamuni 15 lunar day of the holy month Uryus Sar became a real holiday in Kalmykia. In Elista, the celebration began at sunrise.

In the central khurul Republic of Kalmykia “Golden Abode of Buddha Shakyamuni” back in the early hours came laity to take a one-day vow of Mahayana. His doctor has given to Buddhist philosophy, Professor Venerable Geshe Tenzin lharamba Dugda.

He talked about how the great sage of the Shakya kind, Siddhartha Gautama, came into this world to tell people the way to liberation. Prince taught that all acquired their spiritual perfection inherent in every living being and every person has tremendous potential to improve. Read the rest of this entry »

The official program of the New Year celebration

Kalmyk New Year Kalmyk New Year!

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The official program of the Kalmyk New Year celebration in Elista, capital of Kalmykia

On the 1st of December at 9 a.m. a solemn prayer “Thousand offerings to Lama Zonkava” is served in the central buddhist temple “Golden Abode of Buddha Shakyamuni”.

The first part of the prayer is to end at 11 a.m. The laymen are treated with Kalmykian tea, boortsog flat cakes and sweets by the monks of the central khurul.

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Kirsan Ilyumzhinov took part in the celebration of the gasification of the village Utta and in the opening of the first complex of water supply in the village Gashunsky

Kirsan Ilyumzhinov July 16, 2010 President of the Republic of Kalmykia Kirsan Ilyumzhinov made ​​a working visit to the Yashkulsky district Republic of Kalmykia where the village Utta President of the Republic of Kalmykia Kirsan Ilyumzhinov took part in the celebration of the gasification of the village.

Then the President of the Republic of Kalmykia Kirsan Ilyumzhinov (Kirsan Ilyumzhinov) took part in the opening of the first complex of water supply in the village Gashunsky. Read the rest of this entry »

Buddhists celebrate the birth, enlightenment and passing into Parinirvana of the Buddha Sakyamuni

Buddha's Birthday Today, May 27, 2010, buddhists celebrate the most important day of the Buddhist calendar – birthday, enlightenment and passing into Parinirvana of the Buddha Sakyamuni.
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Celebration of 10 years of Chess City

FIDE The official proclamation by Ignatius Leong, FIDE General Secretary, declares:

“In the steppes was built the world’s first ever ‘chess city‘ which housed the foreign visitors who witnessed how a small city with a small population provided one of the best hospitality to the world chess community. I am sure the visitors today Read the rest of this entry »