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  • Ubush Darzhinov, About Tsagan Sar 

    Churyumov, Anton (2017-03-25)
    Ubush relays a legend about how the goddess Green Tara saved humanity from a powerful monster by first marrying him and then killing him. Ubush recalls how his grandmother made candles from potatoes and butter during ...
  • Telo Tulku Rinpoche, Tsagan Sar 

    Terbish, Baasanjav (2017-02-25)
    Tsagan Sar originates from the Buddhist canon. The Buddhist astrological tradition that was combined from traditions of India, Persia, China. This is the system that Tibetan Buddhism has been using. It later came to Mongolia. ...
  • Sangadzhi Kononov, About Tsagan Sar 

    Churyumov, Anton (2016-12-23)
    Sangadzhi says that during Tsagan Sar two gods, Okn Tengr and Tsagan Aav, are honoured. There is a legend about this holiday. Once upon a time there lived a monster (mangas) who was prophesized to father a child that would ...
  • Alexandra Nastaeva, Antonina Boskhandjieva, About Tsagan Sar 

    Churyumova, Elvira; Boskhomdzhiev, Mergen (2015-04-23)
    Two women, Alexandra and Antonina, talk about how Kalmyks, including their families, celebrate Tsagan Sar. Alexandra says that according to Kalmyk tradition, prior to Tsagan Sar people tidy up their houses and dust off ...

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