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...
  • ARBIN horse fat, traditional Buryat speciality served with deep frozen horse liver and salt.
  • MORIN-KHUUR stringed bowed musical instrument of Mongolian origin, typical for Mongolia and Russian regions (Buryatia, Tuva, Irkutsk Region and the Trans-Baik...
  • MANDALA a sacred image or schematic design, used in Buddhist and Hindu religious practices. It is a geometric structure of the complex, which is interpreted a...
  • SHARBIN Buryat tortillas with minced mutton.