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  • Olga Budzhalova, a legend about the Keryads 

    Terbish, Baasanjav (Kalmyk Cultural Heritage Documentation Project, University of Cambridge, 2019-04-22)
    In the past girls were married away to distant places. One day, a man decides to pay his sister a visit, who lived in a place far away. Upon arriving at her house, he sees that his sister has a corner of her ear missing. ...
  • Nadezhda Tarancheeva, about the origin of the Buzava group 

    Terbish, Baasanjav (Kalmyk Cultural Heritage Documentation Project, University of Cambridge, 2019-05-07)
    Nadezhda recounts legends about the origin of Baga Derbet, Iki-Derbet and Buzava groups: I heard this legend from my father-in-law Tarancheev Dordzhi Davaevich. Once upon a time there were four brothers. One day the Khan’s ...
  • Mingiyan Lidzhiev, about the Buzava 

    Terbish, Baasanjav (Kalmyk Cultural Heritage Documentation Project, University of Cambridge, 2019-05-05)
    Mingiyan says that there are several etymologies of the word Buzava. According to one that he heard from a Buzava woman from Shin-Byadl, the Buzavas originate from the 13 aimaks that settled on the banks of the Buza River. ...
  • Danara Ungarlinov, about Novonikolayevskaya stanitsa 

    Terbish, Baasanjav (Kalmyk Cultural Heritage Documentation Project, University of Cambridge, 2019-06-11)
    Danara says that the stanitsa of Novonikolayevskaya was famous among the 13 Buzava stanitsas for its beautiful gardens. The stanitsa, whose Kalmyk name was Bogshrankin aimag, had a beautiful temple. At holidays and ...

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