Vocabulary

  • ALTARGANA - goldenrod. Inconspicuous, humble plant with small leaves and yellow flowers, was a resounding name from the golden color of its bark. Strong root system...
  • BOOKHLER simple soup with a large piece of meat on the bone and potatoes ; very nutritional and extremely popular. Local people prefer to add salt and black pe...
  • TANKA an icon in Tibetan art images, mostly of a religious nature, made glue paints or printed on silk or cotton fabric, pre-primed with a mixture of chalk ...
  • 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 ...
  • OBOO (Mongolian OVOO) - places of worship in the culture of Buryats, Mongols, Khakas and other Turkic-Mongolian people. It is a place of worship to...