Posts Tagged ‘Thailand’

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 »

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 »

Buddhist light offering ceremony in Elista

Central khurul Golden Abode of Buddha Shakyamuni [ En | Ru ] Today, on September 24, 2011, in Elista, the capital of Kalmykia, a ceremony of light offerings to the Buddha took place.

Thousands of residents and guests of Blessed Kalmykia took part in this ritual that was held at the Golden Abode of Buddha Shakyamuni.

People meditated for the benefit of all people in the world. Read the rest of this entry »

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 »

President FIDE visited Thailand

FIDE [ De ] The former president of Kalmykia and president FIDE Kirsan Ilyumzhinov visited Thailand. In Bangkok, capital of Thailand, president FIDE Kirsan Ilyumzhinov has meeting with headers of Chess Federatoin of Thailand.

In this visit to Thailand, also on the same day, in the framework of the visit, Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, in Bangkok, a Buddhist monastery Dhammakayya took part in the 5th annual festival of Buddhist pilgrims who were studying in the “Project for the revival of morality in the world.” 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 »