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  • Nina Mandzhieva, About Tsagan Sar 

    Terbish, Baasanjav; Churyumova, Elvira (2018-03-31)
    Nina says the following: in the past, people prepared for Tsagan Sar in advance. They sewed new clothes and hung them on a rope. Brides had to congratulate their husband’s relatives. All guests had to be given presents. ...
  • Maria Kamandzhaeva, About Tsagan Sar 

    Terbish, Baasanjav; Churyumova, Elvira (2018-03-31)
    Maria talks about and shows how to celebrate Tsagan Sar: I have made tea. Now I will make an offering to gods with tea libation. (She opens the door and explains) I put my right leg outside the doorstep, hold the tea spoon ...
  • Larisa Shoglyaeva, About Tsagan Sar 

    Terbish, Baasanjav; Churyumova, Elvira (2018-03-31)
    Larisa talks about Tsagan Sar, bortsg varieties, and offerings. Larisa: During Tsagan Sar people put on their new clothes. In Siberia, when I was 4 or 5 we lived in a wooden house where each family lived in a small room. ...
  • Ivan Modunkaev, Tsagan Sar 

    Terbish, Baasanjav; Churyumova, Elvira (2018-03-31)
    Ivan talks about what should be done during Tsagan Sar. This is his story: I have noticed long ago that Tsagan Sar always occurs on a warm day. Ground squirrels wake up on this day from hibernation. People should wake up ...

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