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Gilyana Orgadulova, About the Karma Kagyu lineage

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Gilyana is President of the Karma Kagyu Buddhist Center in Elista. She talks about the history of the Karma Kagyu school both in Tibet and modern Kalmykia, about the links between the school and Oirat history. She explains unique paintings (involving Tibetan and Chinese elements) on the walls of the altar room in the first Karma Kagyu stupa in Kalmykia. Gilyana also touches upon the issue of two Karmapas of Karma Kagyu.



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Kalmyk Cultural Heritage Documentation Project, University of Cambridge

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