Posts Tagged ‘Sri Lanka’

The sacred Bodhi tree in the spring will delivered to Kalmykia

Central khurul Golden Abode of Buddha Shakyamuni [ Ru ] President of the international organization of FIDE, the former head of Kalmykia Kirsan Ilyumzhinov met with Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Sri Lanka in Russia Mr. Udayanga Weeratunga.

Were to discuss the transfer of the Bodhi tree sapling with a view to its subsequent delivery to Kalmykia.

“It is proposed that the ceremony will be held in February this year in Colombo. Bodhi tree – the legendary tree under which the Buddha attained enlightenment” Read the rest of this entry »

In Buddhist republic of Kalmykia will be delivered the germ of the Bodhi tree under which Buddha attained enlightenment

Central khurul Golden Abode of Buddha Shakyamuni November 27, 2012 President of FIDE, the former President of the Republic of Kalmykia, billionaire Kirsan Ilyumzhinov met with a delegation from Sri Lanka, reported by the Kirsan Ilyumzhinov.

During this meeting it was agreed that in the spring of 2013, the Buddhist Republic of Kalmykia will be brought the germ of the Bodhi tree under which Buddha attained enlightenment, according KalmykiaNews.

Recall that in 2011, former President of the Republic of Kalmykia, billionaire Kirsan Ilyumzhinov Read the rest of this entry »

The current state of Buddhism in Kalmykia

Chagdir Sandzhiev Chagdir Sandzhiev. The current state of Buddhism in Kalmykia

It’s been more than 20 years since the collapse of the USSR and the beginning of the period of genuine religious freedom in Russia. Great changes happened both in the country as well as in the minds and hearts of the citizens during this period. Read the rest of this entry »

The Ambassador and the monks of Sri Lanka visited the main Buddhist temple in Kalmykia

Central khurul Golden Abode of Buddha Shakyamuni The Ambassador and the monks of Sri Lanka visited the main Buddhist temple in Kalmykia.

Today, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka in the Russian Federation Mr. Udayanga Weeratunga, monks, FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, Deputy of State Duma of the Marina Mukabenova visited central temple of KalmykiaGolden Abode of Buddha Shakyamuni“. Read the rest of this entry »

The relics of Buddha Sakyamuni will come to Kalmykia

Golden Abode of Buddha November 18 in Elista, come holy relics from Sri Lanka. This spring, during a visit to Sri Lanka, the FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, he met with President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, Mr. Mahinda Rajapaksa.

During a friendly conversation the sides exchanged views on the development of economic and cultural ties, the implementation of bilateral exchanges, including through Buddhist organizations.

Also, Kirsan Ilyumzhinov in the temple of Sri Sambodhi Varayya took part in the celebration of Vesak Buddhist ceremony Kalapayya. At the ceremony, he awarded the honorary Buddhist title of “Mahanayake” for his services in the spread of Buddhism throughout the world. Read the rest of this entry »

Kirsan Ilyumzhinov bring in Kalmykia relics of Shakyamuni Buddha

Kirsan Ilyumzhinov bring in Kalmykia relics of Shakyamuni Buddha. During his official visit to Sri Lanka, the first President of the Republic of Kalmykia, FIDE President visited the ancient fortress city of Sigiriya, attended a service at the church of the Sacred Tooth Relic.

During the conversation with the abbot of the temple had been agreed that, in deference to the merits of the Buddhist Republic of Kalmykia in the spread of Buddhism in the republic will be brought relics of Shakyamuni Buddha, as well as the germ of a sacred tree Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi, nurtured, according to the legend of the ridge tree under which the Buddha Sakyamuni was enlightened, and brought to Sri Lanka in 288 BC Emperor Ashoka. Read the rest of this entry »

In Elista was opened photo exhibition “The Many Faces of Buddha”

Buddha Shakyamuni Photo exhibition [ De | Es ]

In the Central Kalmyk Temple in Elista, capital of Kalmykia, was opened photo exhibition of Rostov photographer Roman Anoschenko “The Many Faces of Buddha”.

The exhibition of photographer Roman Anoschenko “The Many Faces of Buddha” includes photos taken by the author during his pilgrimages to Buddhist countries – India, Thailand, Nepal, Burma, Sri Lanka, China. Read the rest of this entry »