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  • RINPOCHE-BAGSHA CENTER Buddhist institution, a temple and an educational centre, established in the beginning of 2000s by Eshe-Lodoy Rinpoche (Buddhist monk-gelong of Tibetan...
  • ARSHAN healing water (Buryat). This word comes from the Sanskrit "rashiani" - the nectar, the drink of the gods. Local people also call “ar...
  • DUGAN Buddhist temple. A dugan (or sume) dedicated to specific deities. One DATSAN can include one or up to 15 temples-DUGANs.
  • LAMA a religious teacher in Tibetan and Buryat-Mongolian Buddhism. May be used as a respectful title of the monk (nun) in order to emphasize their ...
  • ARBIN horse fat, traditional Buryat speciality served with deep frozen horse liver and salt.