Vocabulary

  • ITIGELOV XII Pandito-Khambo Lama Dashi- Dorzho Itigelov (1852 (?) -1927) - Buryat religious figure, one of the great Buddhist monks of the XX c...
  • 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 ...
  • SAGAALGAN the most solemn and important holiday of Mongolian people, the beginning of spring and New Year's Mongolian lunar-solar calendar.
  • TSAM (from Mongolian, Tib. Cham, Bur. Himself) - a solemn religious service performed annually in the open air in the Buddhist monasteries (datsans)...
  • ZULA a candle in a Buddhist monastery, made of melted butter/fat.