Dordzhi Nandyshev, about the sacred Tsagdul tree
Kalmyk Cultural Heritage Documentation Project, University of Cambridge
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Terbish, B. (2019). Dordzhi Nandyshev, about the sacred Tsagdul tree [Video file]. https://doi.org/10.17863/CAM.44609
Dordzhi says that in the past the groom’s representatives came for the bride early in the morning. On the way back, it was customary for them to stop and make the bride to bow to the Tsagdul tree, which is a lonely tree growing in the middle of the steppe.
Sacred tree, Tsagdul
Sponsored by Arcadia Fund, a charitable fund of Lisbet Rausing and Peter Baldwin
This record's DOI: https://doi.org/10.17863/CAM.44609