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  • A Ritual to Purify Land for the Construction of a Stupa 

    Terbish, Baasanjav; Churyumov, Anton (2015-09-25)
    This video is shot at a single poplar tree that grows near the village of Khar-Buluk. This place is considered to be sacred and has eight stupas erected around the tree. In the beginning of the video, the lamas prepare a ...
  • Worship of Land 

    Churyumov, Anton; Babaev, Andrei (2016-06-20)
    The ritual shown in this video was performed in a sacred place with a single poplar tree which is situated near the village of Khar-Buluk. In the beginning of the video, the Head Lama of Kalmykia, Telo Tulku Rinpoche, ...
  • Batyr Elistaev, About Buddhist Holidays 

    Seleeva, Tsagan; Okonov, Andzhur (2015-06-15)
    Lama Batyr says that the ritual of gal tyalgn (fire offering) is performed in spring during the month of the mouse, according to the lunar calendar. During this time, the spirits of ancestors wait for food offerings from ...
  • Pilgrimage to the Khosheutovskiy Temple 

    Churyumov, Anton; Lelyaeva, Natalia (2016-07-16)
    In this video, a group of Kalmyk pilgrims (both men and women of all ages) sets off on a pilgrimage from Elista to the Khosheutovskiy Temple in the village of Rechnoe, Astrakhan oblast’. The group gets on a minibus at night ...

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