Posts Tagged ‘USA’
Moscow, Russia. FIDE president Kirsan Ilyumzhinov says Lavrov, Kerry will discuss his US entry visa refusal
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and US Secretary of State John Kerry will look into the situation over a US entry visa refusal to the Russian citizen Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, who is President of the World Chess Federation (FIDE), Read the rest of this entry »Tags: Chess diplomacy, Donald Trump, FIDE, John Kerry, Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, Magnus Carlsen, Moscow, New York, President of FIDE, President of Russia, Russia, Sergey Karjakin, Sochi, Sochi 2014, USA, visa, Vladimir Putin
BAKU, September 11. /TASS/. President of the International Chess Federation [FIDE] Kirsan Ilyumzhinov in a letter to the U.S. President Barack Obama asked for the U.S. citizenship.
Earlier, he sent a letter to the U.S. president and received a notification it was registered. Read the rest of this entry »Tags: Barack Obama, FIDE, Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, life in USA, oil, President of FIDE, Russia, TASS, U.S. Department of Treasury, US citizenship, USA
Telo Tulku Rinpoche (Dilowa Khutugtu)
Erdne Ombadykow (born October 27, 1972 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), also known as Telo Tulku Rinpoche, is the Tibetan Buddhist spiritual leader of the Kalmyk people. He received his formal training as a Buddhist monk in India and was recognized by the Dalai Lama as the current reincarnation of the Buddhist Mahasiddha Tilopa. Since 1992, he has served as the spiritual head of the Buddhists in Kalmykia. He divides his time between Kalmykia and his family in Erie, Colorado. Read the rest of this entry »Tags: Buddhism, Colorado, Dalai lama, Dilowa Khutugtu, Drepung Gomang Monastery, Elista, Erdne Ombadykow, Erie, India, Kalmykia, New York, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, reincarnation, Telo Tulku Rinpoche, Tilopa, USA
Celebration of 575th Anniversary of the Kalmyk Folk Epic Dzhangar in North America!
You are cordially invited to the celebration of 575th Anniversary of the Kalmyk Folk Epic Dzhangar in North America! Read the rest of this entry »Tags: celebrations, Djangar, Dzhangar, epic songs, Epos Djangar, Howell, Kalmyk culture, Kalmyk folklore, Kalmyk music, kids, music, New Jersey, North America, November, Rodina Russian House, Russia, tickets, USA
[ Ru ] First Annual Conference for Kalmyk Youth in USA
July 17, 2015, New Jersey: The first annual conference for Kalmyk Youth in America concluded successfully in New Jersey last weekend after two days of workshops and guest speakers.
The conference was held in Freehold, New Jersey with over 30 participants between the ages Read the rest of this entry »Tags: American kalmyk, Anna Brunner, Boston, Bridgewater, Dalai lama, Dechen Kelden, diaspora, Dilowa Khutugtu, Elena Pakhoutova, Elista, financial support, Jalsa Urubshurow, Kalmyk music, Kalmykia, Kalmyks and Buddhism Then and Now, Kunsang Kelden, Lydia Moschkin, Nancy Djambinov, New Jersey, Pereborow family, Rubin Museum of Art, Russia, Tashi Lhunpo Temple, Telo Tulku Rinpoche, USA, Zoya Frolova
Telo Tulku Rinpoche, an influential Tibetan Buddhist leader of the Kalmyk people, has been appointed as the new Honorary Representative of His Holiness the Dalai Lama at the Tibet Culture & Information Centre (Office of Tibet) in Moscow, Russia.
He will take over as the new Representative once the paper works of the outgoing Representative Dr. Ngawang Rabgyal is complete.
Telo Rinpoche is the spiritual head of the Tibetan Buddhist tradition in Kalmykia. Born to a Kalmyk Mongolian family in the USA, he studied at a Tibetan Buddhist monastery in South India at the age of 7. Read the rest of this entry »Tags: Buddhist monastery, Dalai lama, India, Kalmykia, Moscow, Ngawang Rabgyal, Office of Tibet, Russia, South India, Telo Tulku Rinpoche, Tibet, Tibet Center, Tibet Culture & Information Centre, USA
Dear Brothers and Sisters!
Come support our two soccer teams “Djangar” and “Lotus” in the brisk fresh spring air.
The All Mongolian Championships is highly competitive so you will see some very physical action and high-powered shooting.
Invite your families, your friends, your neighbors, anyone who enjoys a good soccer games to attend this tournament! Read the rest of this entry »
From 13 to 16 April the Venerable Tenzin Priyadarshi will read comments to ‘Lotus Sutra’ in the Elista, capital of the Republic of Kalmykia.
The Lotus Sutra presents itself as a discourse delivered by the Buddha toward the end of His life. The tradition in Mahayana states that the sutra was written down at the time of the Buddha and stored for five hundred years in a realm of snake gods (nagas). After this they were reintroduced into the human realm at the time of the Fourth Buddhist Council in Kashmir. The sutra’s teachings purport to be of a higher order than those contained in the agamas of the Sutra Piṭaka, and that humanity had been unable to understand the sutra at the time of the Buddha, and thus the teaching had to be held back.
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The Mongolian American Cultural Association and Kalmyk Project Inc. cordially invites you to an “Evening of Kalmyk songs” in New York City with the participation of the Smithsonian Festival Diplomats from One World Many Voices: Read the rest of this entry »Tags: Baator Bukhaev, Dmitry Sharaev, Ensemble Magtal, Ervena Matsakova, Kalmyk Project, Kalmykia, Mongolian American Cultural Association, New York, Olga Andratova, Smithsonian Folk Festival, songs, Tamara Nadbitova, tickets, USA
[ Ru ] For those who cannot attend the NYC performance of “An Evening of Kalmyk Songs”, there will be a performance in Howell, NJ the following week:
Ensemble “Magtal” will give you an opportunity to dive into the Kalmyk culture, to find yourself in the vastness of the Kalmyk Steppes and to enjoy national songs and dancing. Included is a “Meet The Artists” reception after the concert. Read the rest of this entry »Tags: Ensemble Magtal, folk groups, folk singers, food, Howell, Kalmyk folklore, kalmyk songs, Natalie Schneider, New Jersey, November, Rodina Russian House, Russia, songs, tickets, USA
Lecturer of the Department of Romance and Germanic Philology Tatiana Momoldaeva passes internship at Boston University (USA) in the Hubert H. Humphrey program, reported by a representative of the Department of International Relations of the Development Fund for Tourism Kalmykia.
Humphrey Program is part of Academic Exchange Program of Fulbright, the largest Read the rest of this entry »Tags: Academic Exchange Program, Boston, Boston University, Department of International Relations, Fulbright, German philology, Humphrey Fellowship Program, internship, Kalmykia, lecturer, Tatiana Momoldaeva, USA
[ Ru ] June 28, 2013, in Manhatten non-profit organization “Kalmyk Project” held a regular meeting for members and guests. (The organization was founded at the initiative of the Kalmyks, who came from Russia, and officially incorporated in June 2013.)
This meeting was invited Telo Tulku Rinpoche, gave a lecture on “The Four Noble Truths.” After the lecture, Telo Tulku Rinpoche spent on the practice of meditation. The audience consisted of people of all ages who came to the meeting Read the rest of this entry »Tags: buddhist lectures, buddhist lessons, Four Noble Truths, Kalmyk Project, Kermen Brodsky, Mergen Boldyrev, New Jersey, New York, non-profit organization, Russia, Telo Tulku Rinpoche, USA, Virginia, Zanda Bembeeva, Zinaida Sangadzhieva
[ Ru ] Kalmyk kibitka and Tuvan yurt appeared on the lawn of the National Mall in Washington in front of the U.S. Capitol within the ten-day folk festival of the Smithsonian Institution.
The organizers of this year, among others, talked about the traditional Russian peoples professing Buddhism – Kalmyks and Tuvans, their language, the lifestyle, the traditional art and Read the rest of this entry »Tags: Altaic languages, Ayana Mongush, Dmitry Sharaev, Europe, folk singers, Gregory Anderson, Kalmyk language, Kalmykia, kibitka, Russia, Russian language, Smithsonian Folk Festival, Smithsonian Institution, Tuva, U.S. Capitol, USA, Washington