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    • Ritual of Offering to the Protectors of Land 

      Terbish, Baasanjav (Kalmyk Cultural Heritage Documentation Project, University of Cambridge, 2018-04-24)
      It is an old Buddhist rite which combines both Buddhist and shamanic cults of the people of Central Asia, including the Mongols and the Tibetans. According to Mahayana Buddhist tradition, protectors of land (Tib. sa-bdag, ...
    • Ritual of Making Offerings to the Masters and Protectors of Land 

      Terbish, Baasanjav (Kalmyk Cultural Heritage Documentation Project, University of Cambridge, 2018-07-18)
      Kalmyks who today live in Bantir village of Astrakhan oblast’ in the past lived in a village called Dambur that was disbanded after the deportation of Kalmyks in 1943. In 2017 a stupa of Enlightenment was built in that ...
    • Ritual of Circuiting the Khanata Village with Sacred Texts 

      Terbish, Baasanjav (Kalmyk Cultural Heritage Documentation Project, University of Cambridge, 2018-06-02)
      A ritual of circuiting sacred objects or settlements with Buddhist texts is performed rarely in today’s Kalmykia. In pre-revolutionary times this ritual was performed in all Buddhist monasteries, which housed Buddhist ...
    • Elena Olzeeva, About My Ancestors and My Pilgrimage 

      Terbish, Baasanjav (Kalmyk Cultural Heritage Documentation Project, University of Cambridge, 2018-08-25)
      Elena talks about her experience of Buddhism, a pilgrimage that she did to Mongolia, Tibet and India (after which she wrote books about her trip) and about her grandmother. Elena was born on 22 June 1964. After secondary ...