Events calendar

Vocabulary

  • ZULA a candle in a Buddhist monastery, made of melted butter/fat.
  • ARSHAN healing water (Buryat). This word comes from the Sanskrit "rashiani" - the nectar, the drink of the gods. Local people also call “ar...
  • PETROGLYPHS images carved on stones and cliffs. May have very different subjects - ritual, memorial, land marking of interconnectivity with all possible
  • DATSAN (Mong. from Tibet. Datsan - "faculty") - Buddhist monastery in Baikal region. Originally Buddhist monasteries  in Buryatia...
  • SARMA wind blowing in the middle of the lake. Is the most powerful winds of Lake Baikal. On average, in November, Sarma follows 10 days in December - 13. Us...