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Head of Republic of Kalmykia Alexey Orlov and Marina Mukabenova have visited a performance in Moscow «I’m Buddha»

Aleksey Orlov Rest in Moscow [ De | Ru ]

Head of Republic of Kalmykia Alexey Orlov and Marina Mukabenova have visited a performance in Moscow «I’m Buddha», reported KalmykiaNews.

Head of Republic of Kalmykia has visited the musical poem and said Read the rest of this entry »

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In Kalmykia celebrate a holiday Turning the Wheel of Dharma

Wheel of Dharma 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 »

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Birthday of the Buddha Shakyamuni: program of holiday activities

Birthday of the Buddha Shakyamuni Dear pilgrims and tourists! [ Ru ]
The administration of the central temple ‘Golden Abode of Buddha Shakyamuni’ reported on the program of holiday activities ‘Birthday of the Buddha Shakyamuni’ on May 25, 2013.

Buddha’s Birthday – this is a significant date in the life of the Kalmyk people, the only Buddhist nation in Europe.

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Professor from St. Petersburg about Buddhism, kalmyk art, ritual dances and temples

Kalmyk art Professor from St. Petersburg Svetlana Makhlina about Buddhism, kalmyk culture, ritual dances and temples

Buddhism – historically the first world religion. And yet, as Borges said, is “the most widespread religion in the world”. In Russia, the earliest penetration of Buddhism was characteristic of the Kalmyk people, who took more than 400 years ago.

Kalmyk culture germinated on the unique cultural soil elyutov who lived in a colorful country where the vast steppes “stretched white, happiness, koshmovye tent noble Noyon and zaisangs, but black as a bitter fate, tents commoners – albatu, ketchinerov and shabinerov”. Read the rest of this entry »

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In Buddhist republic of Kalmykia will be delivered the germ of the Bodhi tree under which Buddha attained enlightenment

Central khurul Golden Abode of Buddha Shakyamuni November 27, 2012 President of FIDE, the former President of the Republic of Kalmykia, billionaire Kirsan Ilyumzhinov met with a delegation from Sri Lanka, reported by the Kirsan Ilyumzhinov.

During this meeting it was agreed that in the spring of 2013, the Buddhist Republic of Kalmykia will be brought the germ of the Bodhi tree under which Buddha attained enlightenment, according KalmykiaNews.

Recall that in 2011, former President of the Republic of Kalmykia, billionaire Kirsan Ilyumzhinov Read the rest of this entry »

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On the 6th of November celebration Buddha’s Descent from Tushita Heaven

Buddha Shakyamuni On the 6th of November according to the Lunar Calendar the whole Buddhist world celebrates one of the most important holidays – Buddha’s Descent from Tushita Heaven.

The central khurul ‘Golden Abode of Buddha Shakyamuni’ invites Kalmyks to a prayer service dedicated to an important Buddhist holiday which is included into “The Twelve Deeds of Shakyamuni Buddha”.

It begins at 9 a.m. This holy event is Read the rest of this entry »

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Meeting on “Pilgrimage as the accumulation of merit”

November 6, 2012, in the city of Elista, in club “Mandjushri” will be a meeting on “Pilgrimage as the accumulation of merit”.

The club “Mandjushri” will come Kalmyk scientists from the Academy, the Kalmyk Buddhist monks and pilgrims, as reported by the Information Department of KalmykiaNews. Kalmyk pilgrims talk about their impressions of the trip to India, to the Read the rest of this entry »

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The Day of the phenomenon miraculous powers of the Buddha Sakyamuni

Buddha Shakyamuni The Day of the phenomenon miraculous powers of the Buddha Sakyamuni

In the central temple of Kalmyk “Golden Abode of Buddha Shakyamuni” at the 15th Lunar New Year’s Day is traditionally held solemn services dedicated to the Buddhist holiday – the Day of the phenomenon miraculous powers of the Buddha Sakyamuni. Read the rest of this entry »

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Buddha’s Birthday, Day of Enlightenment and Parinirvana

Buddha's Birthday June 9, 2017 Buddhist celebrate a significant anniversary from the Buddhist calendar. It is Buddha’s Shakyamuni Birthday, Day of Enlightenment and Parinirvana.

Like in many other Buddhist countries people in Kalmykia try to refrain from vicious deeds during the holy month Ur Sar, but do only virtuous.

At the sunrise Lama of Kalmykia Geshe Tenzin Dugda gave one-day vows of Mahajana to all the volunteers, which help gain uncountable virtuous merits through following all the morality rules. Read the rest of this entry »

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Buddhist holiday – First Turning of the Wheel of Dharma

Turning of the Wheel of Dharma An important Buddhist holiday – Turning of the Wheel of Dharma

In July all the Buddhist of the world celebrate a huge holy day – the First Turning of the Wheel of Dharma. The ceremonial events take place in the central buddhist temple “Golden Abode of Buddha Shakyamuni“.

This day Buddha Shakyamuni taughed his disciples the 1st sermon of the Four Noble Truths in the sacred place Varanasi. The Noble Truths are teachings about suffering, its origin and reasons; the cessation of suffering and its sources, and the fourth – about the true paths to the cessation of suffering. Buddha suggested a middle or octal way to achieve Enlightment. Read the rest of this entry »

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Buddha’s Descent from Tushita Heaven

Golden Abode of Buddha Shakyamuni Buddha’s Descent from Tushita Heaven

On the 3 of November according to the Lunar Calendar the whole Buddhist world celebrates one of the most important holidays – Buddha’s Descent from Tushita Heaven.
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Recommended movies

Little Buddha Recommended movies [ En | Ru ]

Films that is desirable to look before travel to the blessed Kalmykia.

Little Buddha (Bernardo Bertolucci film. Starring Keanu Reeves, Chris Isaak, Bridget Fonda, Sogyal rinpoche)

Buddha life (BBC) Read the rest of this entry »

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Buddhist holiday in Kalmykia – First Turning of the Wheel of Dharma

Central khurul Golden Abode of Buddha Shakyamuni Buddhist holiday in Kalmykia. An important Buddhist holiday – First turning of the Wheel of Dharma

On the 23rd of July all the Buddhist of the world celebrate a huge holy day – the First Turning of the Wheel of Dharma. The ceremonial events take place in the central buddhist temple “Golden Abode of Buddha Shakyamuni“.

This day Buddha Shakyamuni taughed his disciples the 1st sermon of the Four Noble Truths in the sacred place Varanasi. The Noble Truths are teachings about suffering, its origin and reasons; the cessation of suffering and its sources, and the fourth – about the true paths to the cessation of suffering. Read the rest of this entry »

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The sacred month Ur Sar has begun in Kalmykia

Central khurul Golden Abode of Buddha Shakyamuni On 21th of May the sacred month Ur Sar has begun in the Republic of Kalmykia. During the whole month until 19th of June the believers in Kalmykia will honor the spiritual deeds of the buddist religion founder Budda Shakyamuni – birth, enlightment, and entering the Paranirvana. Despite of the fact thatthese events took placemore than 2600 years ago, the deeds of Budda and he himself are vivid reality for the buddist believers.

Welcome to the unstrict retrit-nunge, which will take place in the buddhist temple “Gedden sheddub choy korling” on 1,2,3 of june. The beginning is at 9:00 a.m.

On the 4th of of june the solemn service will take place at dawn at 5:a.m in the “Golden Abode of Buddha Shakyamuni“. Read the rest of this entry »

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His Holiness the Dalai Lama will be visiting Belgium

Dalai Lama On Thursday 24 May 2012, His Holiness the Dalai Lama will be visiting the Yeunten Ling Institute for the fifth time. This is really auspicious news and a true blessing!

His Holiness will bless the new Temple and the Buddha statue at 13:30hrs, followed by a teaching on Loving Kindness.

We expect a few thousands of visitors. It will be possible to follow the event on Read the rest of this entry »

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