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Zaya Pandita

Zaya Pandita

Zaya Pandita or Namkhaijamts (1599–1662) was a Buddhist missionary priest and scholar of Oirat origin who is the most prominent Oirat Buddhist scholar. Read the rest of this entry »

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June 2. Ritual of Fire “Gal Tyaklhn”

Sacred Lonely tree June 2 in the Republic of Kalmykia will take place the Ritual of Fire “Gal Tyaklhn”.

The ritual will be conducted by the Tibetan Kalmyk monks and lamas from Khurul “The Golden Abode of Buddha Shakyamuni” near Read the rest of this entry »

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Head of the Republic of Kalmykia and Telo Tulku Rinpoche

Video: Head of the Republic of Kalmykia Alexey Orlov met with Buddhist leader Telo Tulku Rinpoche.

Talking in blessed Kalmykia. Read the rest of this entry »

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Tantric ritual invocation of prosperity and wealth “Yangdrub”

Central temple of Kalmykia October 6, 2012, at 9:00, in Elista, the capital of blessed Kalmykia will tantric ritual “Yangdrub” – a ritual invocation of prosperity and wealth, according KalmykiaNews and KalmykiaTour.

This ritual people bring home vessels wealth which usually carefully stored in secret places.

Buddhist monks, referring to the gods, asking to send all living beings luck and health, wealth and Read the rest of this entry »

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Monument to Zaya Pandita

Monument to Zaya Pandita

Zaya Pandita or Namkhaijamts (1599–1662) was a Buddhist missionary priest and scholar of Oirat origin who is the most prominent Oirat Buddhist scholar.

Zaya Pandita was the fifth son of Babakhan, a minor Khoshut-Oirat prince. After Babakhan converted to Buddhism in the early 17th century, he, like many of the other Oirat princes, wished for one of his sons to enter the Buddhist clergy. In pursuit of his wish, Babakhan chose Zaya to become a bandi (“novice”) monk. In 1615, Zaya journeyed to Lhasa, Tibet where he would study and practice Buddhism, including study under the guidance of the 4th Panchen Lama.
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Letter from a girl who made a trip to Elista

Central temple Letter from a girl who made ​​a trip to Elista. Development Fund for Tourism of the Republic of Kalmykia has received a letter from a girl who made ​​a trip to Elista. [ De | Fr | Es | Ru ]

Arriving in Elista, leaving their belongings in the hotel and went to see khurul (temple). Upon entering the courtyard my breath, the dream has come true, I’m on the verge of khurul! The building is magnificent and very beautiful.

Khurul (temple) walked around, turning the drums and looking around the yard. The soul rejoices! After visiting the monastery, there was a feeling that all the dear, kind of like back home. Sitting at prayer service, 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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Steven Seagal has visited Kalmykia attractions

Steven Seagal Steven Seagal has visited Kalmykia attractions [ De | Ru | Es | Fr ]

Professional movie fighter, star of Hollywood – Steven Seagal arrived in Kalmykia, reported KalmykiaNews. One of the major 90 well known movie stars, and its affiliation to Buddhism. And for him, the trip was a kind of pilgrimage. In addition to the numerous titles Seagal added another, an honorary citizen of Kalmykia.

Monks did not dressed for the weather, but according to Buddhist tradition, was asked to provide advance Steven Seagal is the warm welcome.

Responsible monks immediately gave the actor a special white scarf symbolizing the white, that is that is to say successful road, and have given to drink national kalmyk tea. Read the rest of this entry »

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