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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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Program of Visit of Professor R. A. F. Thurman to the Kalmyk Institute for Humanities of the Russian Academy of Sciences

Central khurul Golden Abode of Buddha Shakyamuni Program of Visit of Professor R. A. F. Thurman to the Kalmyk Institute for Humanities of the Russian Academy of Sciences

May 2, 2012.

I. Meeting and acquaintance of Professor R. A. F. Thurman with activity of the KIH RAS

9.30 – 9.45 Meeting of the Professor R. A. F. Thurman.
Welcome ceremony

9.45 – 10.45 Acquaintance with the Institute.
Visiting scientific library, scientific archive (exhibition of old written monuments).
Excursion to the Traditional Culture Museum named after Zaya pandita

10.45 – 11.00 Visiting the exhibition «Buddhist Painting of Kalmykia: Traditions and Modern Art» (a collection from the funds of the Kalmyk Institute for Humanities of the Russian Academy of Sciences (KIH RAS); works of the National artist Read the rest of this entry »

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Professor of Columbian University Robert Thurman goes to Kalmykia

Ума Турман In April 2012 professor of Columbian University – Robert Thurman planning to visit Elista, the capital of Kalmykia.The spiritual pilgrimage – as Robert Thurman describes his journey to Kalmykia.

Robert Thurman is father of Uma Thurman, famous Hollywood`s star. He was invited to Elista by the Supreme Lama of Kalmykia – Telo Tulku Rinpoche.

Robert Thurman is disciple Read the rest of this entry »

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Robert Thurman’s program in Kalmykia

Central temple Golden Abode of Buddha Shakyamuni Robert Thurman’s program in Kalmykia (the program may change) russian version

April 28
10.00
“I can be happy”
Lecture for students of technical colleges and universities
Temple “Golden Abode of Buddha Shakyamuni”
17.00
Public Lecture “The Philosophy of bodhicitta”
Temple “Golden Abode of Buddha Shakyamuni”

April 29
A trip to Shin-Mer village, (Geshe Wangyal`s motherland)
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