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  • Lidzhi Amikov, A Legend About the Origins of Ik, Dund and Bag Khurul 

    Kovaeva, Bair; Churyumov, Anton (2016-05-18)
    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 (2015-09-35)
    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 (2015-09-25)
    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 ...
  • Ais Sandzhiev, Legend About the Nornyakhn Clan 

    Seleeva, Tsagan; Okonov, Andzhur (2015-04-30)
    One of Ais’ ancestors was a huge and strong man who weight about 100 kilos. When in 1771 the Kalmyk Ubashi khan set out for Dzungaria, people of the Tsagan Nur region decided to stay in Kalmykia. However, 12 men of the ...