Yefrosinya Nimgirova, about a Mongolian monk


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Terbish, Baasanjav 
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Yefrosinya says that during World War II when the Red Army liberated Kalmykia, her grandmother, Vankina Burakysh Byurbeevna, sheltered a Mongolian monk in their house. The monk read religious texts and taught Efrosinya, then 9, Mongolian prayers. Now, 85, she says that she has already forgotten the Mongolian prayers.

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Mongolian monk
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Sponsored by Arcadia Fund, a charitable fund of Lisbet Rausing and Peter Baldwin
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