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  • Bulyash Chumudova, About the Noynakhn Clan 

    Terbish, Baasanjav; Churyumova, Elvira (2018-03-31)
    In this interview Bulyash talks about her clan, including its deity-protector and stamp. Question: Are you a Derbet? Bulyash: Yes, I am. And you are a Torghut, right? Question: You said something about people teasing ...
  • Baatr Mandzhiev, About the Batud Clan 

    Terbish, Baasanjav; Churyumova, Elvira (2018-03-31)
    Baatr says that his clan of Batud consist of two groups, namely Iki Batud and Baga Batud. The same can be seen among the Bukhus clan which consists of Iki Bukhus and Baga Bukhus. The Bukhus are descendants of Chingis Khan.
  • 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 ...

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