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    • Tamara Bazyreva, Ur Sar 

      Terbish, Baasanjav (Kalmyk Cultural Heritage Documentation Project, University of Cambridge, 2015-11-01)
    • Maria Erendzhenova, About traditional holidays 

      Terbish, Baasanjav (Kalmyk Cultural Heritage Documentation Project, University of Cambridge, 2017-12-01)
      Maria says that during Urs Sar people offer their gods various products including milk, butter and biscuits. If one is far away from home, that person can do a simplified ritual: Milk has to be poured around oneself, whilst ...
    • Olga Budzhalova, About Urs Sar 

      Terbish, Baasanjav (Kalmyk Cultural Heritage Documentation Project, University of Cambridge, 2019-04-22)
      Olga says that in the past during Urs Sar people cut soil with grass on it and brought it home. One such piece was placed in the shed with cows and another on the stove or near the hearth inside the house. Monks sprinkled ...
    • Batyr Elistaev, about rituals to appease local deities 

      Terbish, Baasanjav (Kalmyk Cultural Heritage Documentation Project, University of Cambridge, 2018-03-21)
      Lama Batyr talks about how people in his village of Orgakin perform various rituals to appease local deities. He describes three such rituals. (1) He says that our world consists of five elements: earth, water, air, fire, ...