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    • Worship of Land, 2017 

      Terbish, Baasanjav (Kalmyk Cultural Heritage Documentation Project, University of Cambridge, 2018-03-31)
      This video features a ritual of worshipping the land dedicated to the national holiday of Urs Sar in May 2017 which was performed by lamas at the sacred location of Single Poplar Tree situated near the village of Khar-Buluk. ...
    • Svetlana Batyreva, About Traditional Holidays 

      Terbish, Baasanjav (Kalmyk Cultural Heritage Documentation Project, University of Cambridge, 2018-09-03)
      The tree that is put in the hearth was cut in June, in the month of the celebration of Urs Sar. Urs Sar is a time of prosperity, abundance, and continuation of life, when cattle graze on green pastures and there is a lot ...
    • Batyr Elistaev, About Rituals to Appease Local Deities 

      Terbish, Baasanjav; Churyumova, Elvira (2018-03-31)
      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, ...
    • Olzyata Badmaeva, Ur Sar 

      Churyumova, Elvira; Seleeva, Tsagan (2015-05-23)
      Olzyata says that during Ur Sar people pray to gods and ask for various things, including happiness and prosperity for themselves and their relatives, forgiveness if someone committed a sin, health, peace on earth etc. ...