Posts Tagged ‘Kalmykia’
Information for pilgrims: From 20 to 23 September, in Elista, in the famous Golden Temple of Buddha will be held tantric rituals Yangdrub, this kindly informed the chief of Department of information.
Tantric rituals will head a living embodiment of the deity Tilopa – Telo Tulku Rinpoche, a reincarnated from a past life. Read the rest of this entry »Tags: Buddhist ritual, Elista, Golden temple, Kalmykia, pilgrim, prosperity, reincarnation, tantric rituals, Telo Tulku Rinpoche, Tilopa, wealth, Yangdrub
In the Sunday, August 31, 2014, in Elista, the capital of the Republic of Kalmykia, will be held the anniversary concert of Ervena Orgaeva!
The concert will be held in the State Concert Hall!
Welcome to the concert! Read the rest of this entry »Tags: anniversary, Concerts, Elista, Ervena Orgaeva, Kalmykia, Kalmykian concert, kalmykian stars
The Kalmyks, the only Buddhist people in Europe, are the farthest north-western believers in Buddha. After fifty years of persecution of their traditional religious faith, as a result of the process of democratisation started in the country in the mid 80s of the 20th c., they had an oppotunity to regain their spiritual world which had developed for nearly eight hundred years under the influence of Buddhist teaching. People of different generations turn to their traditional faith, rite and deities.
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Near the Caspian Sea is located a small town called Lagan. Its history the city wrote in 1870.
Lagan the city of working people, the main profession fisheries and livestock breeding. During the Soviet period in the city has developed industry. Were constructed meat-packing plant, fish and machine factories, production of which was well known outside of the city.
Currently in the city no plants or factories – it is good for the natural environment. Read the rest of this entry »Tags: Blooming lotus, Kalmykia, Lagan, Lagansky district
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. Read the rest of this entry »Tags: Buddhism, Buddhist holiday, Elista, holiday, Kalmykia, Yesterday
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 ] Holidays on Kalmykia: Fisherman’s Day in Republic of Kalmykia.
Today, 11 July, the Head of the Republic of Kalmykia Alexey Orlov visited Lagan and took part in the festive event dedicated to the Day of the Fisherman, reported KalmykiaNews. Read the rest of this entry »Tags: Alexey Orlov, Amateur fishermen, competitions, Craftsmen of Lagan, exhibition, holiday, Kalmykia, Lagan, Lagansky district, visit to Lagan
The Jangar epic was first told to the outside world by the German traveler Benjamin Bergmann at the beginning of the nineteenth century (Bergmann 1804-05).
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