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dc.contributor.authorTerbish, Baasanjav
dc.contributor.editorChuryumova, Elvira
dc.contributor.editorKorneev, Gennadiy
dc.contributor.otherChuryumov, Anton
dc.description.abstractTatyana says that during the slaughter of a sacrificial sheep monks read prayers for two main reasons: (1) for the sheep so that it attains a better rebirth and (2) for the butcher to have his sins cleansed. Before the slaughter the mouth and the back of the sheep are smeared with milk and butter, and a white cloth is laid underneath the animal. In the past, sheep’s intestines were used to make stings for the dombra instrument.
dc.description.sponsorshipSponsored by Arcadia Fund, a charitable fund of Lisbet Rausing and Peter Baldwin
dc.publisherKalmyk Cultural Heritage Documentation Project, University of Cambridge
dc.rightsAttribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International
dc.titleTatyana Dordzhieva, About sheep

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