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    • Alena Lidzhieva, Devl 

      Dovurkaev, Karu; Churyumov, Anton (2015-06-12)
      Alena says that her paternal auntie sewed traditional robes called devl. Her auntie also made winter coats out of animal skin. In the past everyone wore traditional dress. Trousers were also made of skin. It was usually ...
    • Lidzhi Amikov, A Legend About the Origins of Ik, Dund and Bag Khurul 

      Kovaeva, Bair; Churyumov, Anton (18/05/2016)
      The Ik Khurul (Big Temple) was situated in the village of Arshan’-Zel’men’, the Dund Khurul (Middle Temple) in the village of Khanata and Ungn Teryachi, and the Bag Khurul (Small Temple) near Khargata lake. Among them the ...
    • Galina Yavanova, Legends of the Bogdakhin Clan 

      Terbish, Baasanjav; Churyumova, Elvira (25/09/2015)
      According to a legend, the Dalai Lama V and the Panchen Lama IV gave the Kalmyk people a mobile temple as a present. A group of Kalmyks (who were founders of the Bogdakhin clan) were given a task to protect that temple on ...
    • Galina Yavanova, About the Bogdakhin Clan 

      Terbish, Baasanjav; Churyumova, Elvira (25/09/2015)
      Galina talks about the history of the Bogdakhin clan. The Dalai Lama V and the Panchen Lama IV gave the Kalmyk people a mobile temple as a present. When the temple was brought to Kalmykia in 1681, Ayuka Khan and Monke ...