Posts Tagged ‘Buddhist land’


Republic of Kalmykia is the only Buddhist region in Europe. Descendants of the Great Nomads live here.

Kalmykia is a unique region, an area of vast steppes and deserts in Europe.

In old times the Great Silk Way was here, the hordes of the ancient Scythians, Huns, Sarmats roamed in these steppes and Khazars built towns here.

Nowadays the shortest automobile, railway and air routes connecting the Caucasus with Nizhnee Povolzhje and the central Russia run through this territory.

Eastern boundary of Kalmykia are washed by the Caspian Sea, and the great Russian river Volga flows through territory of Kalmykia. Read the rest of this entry »


Tour in Kalmykia – European buddhist land! [ Ru | Fr | En ]
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Europe’s only Buddhist land

Video about Kalmykia. Europe’s only Buddhist land.

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Russian style Exopolitics – Kirsan Ilyumzhinov’s alien abduction

Kirsan Ilyumzhinov Exopolitics (literally politics out of this world) has become a buzz word among some ufologists in the U.S., Europe and Latin America, but in Russia’s rough and tumble political world the subject of alien abductions erupted without any need of lobbyists calling for UFO disclosure.

The international media reported widely last May that Andrei Lebedev, a member of Parliament for the nationalist Liberal Democratic Party, wrote a letter to President Medvedev in reaction to a disclosure by Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, head of the Buddhist Kalmykia region in southern Russia, Read the rest of this entry »

King of Kalmykia

King of Kalmykia

Tom Parfitt
The Guardian, Thursday 21 September 2006

King of Kalmykia Life is not all plain sailing for Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, the flamboyant leader of the Russian republic of Kalmykia. For a start, his Rolls-Royce Silver Spirit II needs constant repairs thanks to the rutted roads of his impoverished fiefdom. And then there is the danger of alien abduction. He has already been pressganged into one trip on a UFO – in Read the rest of this entry »

The opening ceremony of the temple “Geden Sheddup Choikorling”

A Holy Abode for Theory and Practice of the School Gelugpa On the 5-th of October in 1996 the opening ceremony of the Central temple (khurul) took place. His Holiness Dalai-Lama named the temple “Geden Sheddup Choikorling” (A Holy Abode for Theory and Practice of the School Gelugpa). Read the rest of this entry »