International Festival of throat singing and ethnic music ‘Breath of the steppe’ will be held in Elista!
Among the guests of the festival will be throat singers from Mongolia and Altai Republic, those are Davaasuren Damjin and Mergen Teldenov. They will surely show the charm and beauty of Hoomei.
Also there will be another one interesting performer from Xinjiang province of China. His name is Bayrta Nimgrin, and he is going to sing the oirad mongolian long songs, which Read the rest of this entry »Tags: Altaj, Bayrta Nimgrin, Breath of the steppe, China, Davaasuren Damjin, Elista, ethnic music, International festivals, Kalmykia, Mergen Teldenov, Mongolia, Republic of Kalmykia, Republic of Mountainous Altai, songs, steppe, throat singers, throat singing, Xinjiang
In the Republic of Kalmykia continues peak of flowering lotus, which this year fell on the period from 1 to 16 August, write Sandji Buvaev from Elista-city. Beautiful Lotuses bloom near the Caspian Sea – in the lower reaches of the Volga River.
Rest on the Caspian Sea is becoming increasingly popular among inhabitants of Europe. As usual during the flowering lotuses in the resort town Lagan Read the rest of this entry »Tags: adventures, boats, Caspian sea, Elista, japanese motors, Kalmykia, Lagan, Lagansky district, photos, Republic of Kalmykia, Volga, Yamaha
Yesterday, July 31, 2014, in Elista, the capital of the Republic of Kalmykia, took place a big celebration – Turning of the Wheel of Buddha’s teachings.
Elista – European Capital of Buddhism.
Today, July 31, in Kalmykia, as in the Buddhist world, celebrate a great holiday – Turning the Wheel of Dharma. On this day Sakyamuni Buddha in the sacred site of Varanasi read his disciples first sermon on the Four Noble Truths. Buddha discovered people that there is suffering in the world; that this suffering has a cause; that because of the causes of this suffering can be stopped and that is the way, exempting them from the circle of endless suffering. Read the rest of this entry »Tags: Buddha, Buddha Maitreya, Buddhist holiday, holiday, Kalmykia, Russia, Telo Tulku Rinpoche, Wheel of Dharma
Meeting of the Head of Republic of Kalmykia Alexey Orlov with the Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev was held in Moscow on July 21, 2014. Head of Republic of Kalmykia told the Prime Minister of Russia about socio-economic situation in Kalmykia.
And Head of Republic of Kalmykia Read the rest of this entry »Tags: Alexey Orlov, Elista, Kalmykia, meetings, Russia, social defense system
[ Ru ] People’s automobile race “Heart of Russia” (Buryatia-Crimea-Moscow) has successfully arrived in Republic of Kalmykia. Meeting on Tourism Development was held today, June 16, in the office of the Government of the Republic of Kalmykia.
According to the plan the meeting was a presentation of the People’s tourist map of Buryatia.
Yesterday, June 15, important guests from Buryatia, saw the attractions of Kalmykia, including, visited the largest Buddhist temple in Europe ‘Golden Abode of Buddha’, became a place of pilgrimage for tourists from around the world. Read the rest of this entry »Tags: attractions, attractions of Kalmykia, automobile race, Bair Uladaev, Buryatia, Buryatia-Crimea-Moscow, Crimea, Elista, Heart of Russia, Kalmyk Fund of Tourism Development, Kalmykia, Moscow, photos, Russia, Today, Yesterday
Art exhibition “Buddha’s Light” will be opened in the main buddhist temple in Elista city.
Opening of the exhibition on June 12 at 11.00.
Closing of the exhibition on July 4.
Welcome to the Republic of Kalmykia! Read the rest of this entry »Tags: Buddhism, buddhist temples, Elista, exhibition, Kalmykia, temple
Venerable Prof. Samdhong visit Russian Federation, Republic of Kalmykia and Buryat Republic, reported Central Tibetan Administration (Dharamsala).
Former Kalon Tripa Venerable Prof. Samdhong Rinpoche visited Elista, the capital of Kalmyk Republic, from 3-6 June at the invitation extended by Shadjin (Head) Lama of Kalmykia and President of Kalmyk Buddhist Union, Rev. Telo Tulku Rinpoche, and former Prime Minster of Kalmyk Republic, Mr.Vladimir Sengleev, reported Central Tibetan Administration. He was warmly received at airport by Kalmyk Buddhists, Tibetans and members of Tibet Support Group. Ven. S. Rinpoche visited the main temple of Kalmykia “Golden Abode of Buddha Shakyamuni” and had meeting with resident monks headed by Rev. Telo Tulku Rinpoche. Read the rest of this entry »Tags: Buddhism, Buryat Republic, Central Tibetan Administration, Commentary on Nagarjuna’s Letter to a Friend, Elista, Friends of Tibet Society, Golden Abode of Buddha Shakyamuni, Kalmyk Buddhist Union, Kalmykia, Nagarjuna, Prime Minister, Republic of Kalmykia, Russia, Russian Federation, Samdhong Rinpoche, Telo Tulku Rinpoche, Tibet, Tibet Support Group, visit to Elista, Visit to Kalmykia, visit to Russia, Vladimir Sengleev
12th of june the Second Republican Festival Sedklin Ais will take place in Elista, Kalmykia. According to Tutorial department of KalmykiaNews it has been organized by Public Council of kalmyk language development of the Head of Kalmykia Republic and The Young teachers of kalmyk language. In this festival will take part in teams of Kalmykia’s ministries and Elista’s administration department.
It will start at 2 p.m. in the State Concert Hall.
Welcome to the Festival Sedklin Ais! Read the rest of this entry »Tags: Elista, festival, Kalmyk language, Kalmykia, teachers