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  • Zurgan Lidzhieva, About a Maple Bowl 

    Terbish, Baasanjav (2018-03-31)
    Zurgan bemoans the loss of a maple bowl that belonged to her paternal grandmother. This is her story: Many years ago, when we had just returned from Siberia, we had a bowl made from the maple tree. What a shiny thing it ...
  • Tatyana Boskhomdzhieva, The Diamond Sutra 

    Terbish, Baasanjav; Churyumova, Elvira (2018-03-31)
    Tatyana shows a book, the Diamond Sutra, that she inherited from her grandparents. The sutra is old and written in Tibetan. It is wrapped in green and red cloths. Tatyana says she keeps the sutra in cleanliness and lights ...
  • Maria Lidzhigoryaeva, About the Diamond Sutra, a Rosary, and a Temple in Tsagan-Aman 

    Terbish, Baasanjav (2018-03-31)
    Maria talks about the Diamond Sutra that was believed to be protecting her family and clan. When they lost the sutra, her family substituted it with a rosary. Maria also relays a story about a temple in Tsagan Aman village ...
  • Galina Goryaeva, The Diamond Sutra, a Coin, and How to Look After a Buddha’s Image 

    Terbish, Baasanjav; Churyumova, Elvira (2018-03-31)
    Galina talks about the Diamond Sutra that she keeps in her house, a coin that she heals sick children with, and about the significance of keeping a picture/statue of a Buddha at home. Galina: This is the Diamond Sutra, ...

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