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Embassy of India in Russia and the Ministry of Culture of India invites to the Republic of Kalmykia

India Fest in Russia World Heritage of Buddhism exhibition!

Embassy of India in Russia and the Ministry of Culture of India invites to the Republic of Kalmykia

The Embassy of India in Russia and the Ministry of Culture of India invites you to Elista, the capital of the Republic of Kalmykia, at the World Heritage of Buddhism exhibition.

Opening of the exhibition on November 29, Read the rest of this entry »

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The sportswoman of the Republic of Kalmykia won a bronze medal at the World Chess Championship

Дорджиева Динара News from World Chess Championship [ Ru ]: The sportswoman of the Republic of Kalmykia, won a bronze medal at the World Chess Championship among juniors. It was reporting by head of Sports Department.

Sportswoman of Kalmykia Dordzhieva Dinara was third on the basis of chess Junior World Championship (U 20), which Read the rest of this entry »

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Telo Tulku Rinpoche

Telo Tulku Rinpoche Telo Tulku Rinpoche (Dilowa Khutugtu)

Erdne Ombadykow (born October 27, 1972 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), also known as Telo Tulku Rinpoche, is the Tibetan Buddhist spiritual leader of the Kalmyk people. He received his formal training as a Buddhist monk in India and was recognized by the Dalai Lama as the current reincarnation of the Buddhist Mahasiddha Tilopa. Since 1992, he has served as the spiritual head of the Buddhists in Kalmykia. He divides his time between Kalmykia and his family in Erie, Colorado. Read the rest of this entry »

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The review of the recent published book “I will follow you, Tibet…”

The book about Tibet The review of the recent published book “I will follow you, Tibet…” [ Ru ]

“I will follow you, Tibet…” is the title of the book that was published in Elista in March, 2015. The author of the book is Deelvreen Okn (Olzeeva Elena Victorovna). Her name can be translated from Kalmyk into English as “the daughter of victory”. The writer describes Read the rest of this entry »

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Telo Tulku Rinpoche Appointed Honorary Representative of His Holiness the Dalai Lama in Russia

Telo Tulku Rinpoche Telo Tulku Rinpoche, an influential Tibetan Buddhist leader of the Kalmyk people, has been appointed as the new Honorary Representative of His Holiness the Dalai Lama at the Tibet Culture & Information Centre (Office of Tibet) in Moscow, Russia.

He will take over as the new Representative once the paper works of the outgoing Representative Dr. Ngawang Rabgyal is complete.

Telo Rinpoche is the spiritual head of the Tibetan Buddhist tradition in Kalmykia. Born to a Kalmyk Mongolian family in the USA, he studied at a Tibetan Buddhist monastery in South India at the age of 7. Read the rest of this entry »

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Indian Bazaar in Elista city

Indian Bazaar Indian Bazaar 2014! [ Ru ]

Indian Bazaar in Elista city, capital of Republic of Kalmykia. Great business event in Republic of Kalmykia.

Indian dresses and indian gold!

May, 16-25.

Place venue: Palace of Sports.

Welcome to Indian Bazaar! Read the rest of this entry »

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Kalmykia is the second birthplace of fairy tales after India

Fairy tales As many respected scholars of Oriental studies suppose – Kalmykia is the second birthplace of fairy tales after India. And for good reasons.

We have many stories of different genres: heroic tales (baatrlgch tuuls), magic tales (sidtya tuuls), everyday stories and many others! Kalmyk Folklore is really rich.

And our the most important heritage is, of course, as many of you have probably guessed, the epos “Djangar“! Read the rest of this entry »

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Indian Ambassador Ajai Malhotra and his wife arrived in Kalmykia

India Indian Ambassador Ajai Malhotra in Kalmykia
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April, 2. Indian Ambassador Ajai Malhotra and his wife arrived to Elista, capital of Kalmykia.

Indian Ambassador to Russia Ajai Malhotra and his wife visited the central temple “Golden Abode of Buddha Shakyamuni”. In the temple, they Read the rest of this entry »

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The Indian Bazar has opened in Kalmykia

The Indian Bazar has opened in Elista, the capital of the Buddhist Republic of Kalmykia.

You are waiting for exotic goods from India, wholesale and retail.

Working time the Indian market from March 29 to April 7.

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Meeting on “Pilgrimage as the accumulation of merit”

November 6, 2012, in the city of Elista, in club “Mandjushri” will be a meeting on “Pilgrimage as the accumulation of merit”.

The club “Mandjushri” will come Kalmyk scientists from the Academy, the Kalmyk Buddhist monks and pilgrims, as reported by the Information Department of KalmykiaNews. Kalmyk pilgrims talk about their impressions of the trip to India, to the Read the rest of this entry »

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Geshe Wangyal

Geshe Wangyal Ngawang Wangyal [ De ]
(Wylie: Ngag-dbang Dbang-rgyal) (c. 1901-1983), popularly known as “Geshe Wangyal,” was a Buddhist priest and scholar of Kalmyk origin who was born in the Astrakhan province in southeast Russia sometime in 1901.

Geshe Wangyal was the youngest of four children and had chosen at age six to enter the monastery as a novice monk. After the Russian Civil War, Geshe Wangyal went to Lhasa, Tibet, where he studied at the Gomang College of Drepung Monastic University in Lhasa until 1935 when he decided to return to his homeland to obtain financial support to complete his studies. Read the rest of this entry »

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The Chessman Cometh

The Chessman Cometh [ En | Ru ]

An interview with globe-trotting chess promoter, former president, and freelance diplomat Kirsan Ilyumzhinov.

INTERVIEW BY JOSHUA E. KEATING. MAY 9, 2012

Kirsan Ilyumzhinov garners an awful lot of press for the president of the World Chess Federation. But he’s not exactly your average chess buff. From 1993 to 2010, he was president of the Russian republic of Kalmykia and became known for his efforts to transform the remote Buddhist region into an international chess mecca as well as for his frank comments about an encounter with aliens he claims to have had in 1997. (He was also widely criticized for his autocratic rule over the impoverished republic.) Read the rest of this entry »

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Supreme Lama of Kalmykia Telo Tulku Rinpoche, is involved in the Global Buddhist Congress

Supreme Lama of Kalmykia Telo Tulku Rinpoche Supreme Lama of Kalmykia Telo Tulku Rinpoche, is involved in the Global Buddhist Congress. These days in New Delhi is a major event, called the Global Buddhist Congress, said the publication Hindustan Times.

The Congress brought together Buddhists from around the world, from different countries, continents and different schools. The purpose of the congress – the creation of “International Buddhist Confederation”. Also at the conference will discuss the following questions: “Preservation and development of Buddhism”, “Life and development: Buddhism in a rapidly changing world”, “Collective wisdom: where delegates will share their conditions, opportunities and threats faced by practitioners of the Dharma throughout the world”, “Ecology and Buddhism”, ” Politics and Society: The interaction with the world of Buddhism”, “Conflict and Violence: A Buddhist”, ” Science and Technology Buddhist point of view” and many others. Read the rest of this entry »

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Buddhist Revival in Kalmykia

Kalmykia By Anna Nemtsova, Special to RussiaNow. November 8, 2011

One third of the population of Kalmykia was deported during Stalin’s terror. As the region struggles, it returns to its roots for answers.

The first Ceremony of Light offering to Buddha was held last month in Elista, the capital of Kalmykia.
“Let all our wishes come true! Let all living creatures be free of suffering, of danger, of diseases and sadness! Let peace and happiness govern on Earth!” Read the rest of this entry »

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International Forum “Buddhism: Philosophy of non-violence and compassion” will be held in Kalmykia

Central khurul Golden Abode of Buddha Shakyamuni International Forum “Buddhism: Philosophy of non-violence and compassion” will be held in Kalmykia. September 22 to October 2, the main temple of Kalmykia, the only Buddhist republic in Europe, will open its doors to members of the International Forum scale “Buddhism: Philosophy of non-violence and compassion,” which is an initiative of shadzhin Kalmykia Lama Telo Tulku Rinpoche.

Away from Buryatia and Tuva, Moscow and St. Petersburg, Mongolia, Thailand, India and the United States will gather for a round table to discuss the vital problems of modern society, to a thoughtful decision today which calls on Buddhist spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Read the rest of this entry »

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