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    • Yuriy Nurdaev, About dharmapalas 

      Terbish, Baasanjav (Kalmyk Cultural Heritage Documentation Project, University of Cambridge, 2016-05-01)
      Yuriy says that in the Buddhist pantheon has 10 furious deities called dharmapalas who are defenders of the teachings of Buddha. Prayers dedicated to them take place on the 29th day of each month according to the lunar ...
    • Tatyana Dordzhieva, About monks in the past 

      Terbish, Baasanjav (Kalmyk Cultural Heritage Documentation Project, University of Cambridge, 2017-10-01)
      Tatyana talks about the lama Jijaten (Zhizheten) was from the Dund Khurla Shebener clan. He is best known for his pilgrimage to Tibet where he stayed for 6 years and from where he brought sacred relics for the temples in ...
    • Nikolai Ubushaev, the lama Uvshin Khartskh 

      Terbish, Baasanjav (Kalmyk Cultural Heritage Documentation Project, University of Cambridge, 2017-09-01)
      Born in 1888, Uvshin Khartskh was a monk in the Khamkhulta Temple, which was considered a clan temple of the Baga-Tsatan people. In Soviet times, the monk was arrested and sent to prison. Later he married a Russian woman ...
    • Nikolai Ubushaev, molecular theory in Buddhism 

      Terbish, Baasanjav (Kalmyk Cultural Heritage Documentation Project, University of Cambridge, 2017-09-01)
      Nikolai relays a story about a monk called Uvshin Khartskh. One day the monk asks the builders, who were working on a wooden house, about what the wood is made of? Seeing that nobody can answer his question, the lama ...