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  • Purvya Volod'kina, Aldkhl Zyarlg 

    Terbish, Baasanjav; Churyumova, Elvira (2018-03-31)
    This video features an interview with Purvya who talks about the Book of Predictions. Purvya: There is Aldkhl Zyarlg (The Book of Predictions). It contains the following predictions: livestock will arrive; people will ...
  • Maria Lidzhigoryaeva, Religion: Practitioners, Rituals and Beliefs 

    Terbish, Baasanjav; Churyumova, Elvira (2018-03-31)
    Maria talks about her uncle (who was a lama), a clan ritual and a ritual to prolong one’s life. My paternal uncle was called Mandzhiev Badma Gedeevich. He was born in 1890 in a place called Ondr Arm. I keep his photo, that ...
  • Maria Dordzhieva, About My Ancestors, Clan Deities and Sutras 

    Terbish, Baasanjav; Churyumova, Elvira (2018-03-31)
    Maria talks about religious practitioners among her ancestors, her clan protectors (deities) and inherited sutras. My paternal grandmother read prayers by looking at the moon. Ur Sar is celebrated in May (when it gets warm ...
  • Khargchin Koldzhieva, Blessing and Divination with Beads 

    Terbish, Baasanjav; Churyumova, Elvira (2018-03-31)
    In this video Khargchin reads mantras and performs a divination with her prayer beads. She often utters the following prayer: ‘Om mani padme khum, khyarkhn, makh, makh’ In her divination she uses 3 signs, including (1) a ...

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