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  • The Opening of a Stupa in Liman, Astrakhan oblast 

    Churyumova, Elvira (2015-04-24)
    At the beginning the Shajin Lama of Kalmykia, Telo Tulku Rinpoche, greets the people and gives a short talk: ‘We all know the history of our people. Despite hardships, we managed to keep our religion, traditions, and ...
  • Telo Tulku Rinpoche, About Stupas in Kalmykia 

    Terbish, Baasanjav (2017-02-26)
    Telo Tulku: In the Buddhist Mahayana tradition a stupa is like a monument. There are eight types of stupas. Each stupa has a certain meaning. What is stored inside stupas are religious relics. Stupas serve as examples of ...
  • Sangadzhi Kononov, Dund Khurul 

    Churyumov, Anton; Kovaeva, Bair (2016-12-25)
    There are three famous temples in Kalmykia, namely the Ik Khurul (Big Temple), the Dund Khurul (Middle Temple) and the Bag Khurul (Small Temple) believed to be founded by three brothers. According to yet another story, the ...
  • Maria Lidzhigoryaeva, About a Temple in Tsagan-Aman Village 

    Khabunova, Evdokia; Gedeeva, Darina; Ubushieva, Bamba (2016-06-14)
    Maria says that a temple that stood in Tsagan-Aman in the past was built by a Kalmyk lama who had bought the land from a Russian man with the purpose of building a Buddhist temple there. When he died, the lama was buried ...

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