Vocabulary

  • BOORKHAN Buddhist idol, an image of Saint; a sacred place where people come to pray and bring offerings like candies, rice, coins, pieces of cloth etc.
  • KHUSHOOR Mongolian “khuushuup”) - Popular Buryat-Mongolian dish of meat and dough, similar to pasties, but, as a rule, somewhat smaller. Meat (beef or ...
  • ITIGELOV XII Pandito-Khambo Lama Dashi- Dorzho Itigelov (1852 (?) -1927) - Buryat religious figure, one of the great Buddhist monks of the XX c...
  • KHURDE prayer wheels, hollow cylinders with Buddhist prayers-mantras written on cloth and wrapped on the axis . These drums are made of very different materi...
  • ATLAS of Tibetan medicine “Atlas of Tibetan Medicine - Blue Beryl” by Desi Sangye Gyatso
    An excellent illustrated commentary on Zhood-shee, established in the 17th century by ...