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The Revival of Buddhism in Buryatia Problems and Prospects
Buryatia, with Kalmykia and Tuva, form the bulk of traditionally Buddhist territories of Russia [Rossiia]. For already four centuries—and not 250 years, as the republic's society celebrated inExpand
Lamaism in Tuva
Lamaism in Tuva is a regional form of Buddhism that developed on the territory of Tuva in the eighteenth-nineteenth centuries. Tuvans were first exposed to Buddhism in the thirteenth-fourteenthExpand
Buddhists of Russia at the Turn of the Twenty-first Century
In the 1990s, Buddhists, the worldly and priestly alike, have taken active part in the activities of sociopolitical organizations and in various political groups. The lama F. Samaev was elected toExpand
On the Question of Typologically Similar Phenomena in Shamanism and Buddhism
For all its diversity, the world of religious ideas is sometimes striking in the similarity of certain features among peoples quite remote from each other. Sometimes these peoples are not geneticallyExpand
Lamaism in the Altai
The scientific literature does not distinguish Lamaism in the Altai as an independent national form, and there is every reason for this to be so: there was no community of Buddhist monks in theExpand
Lamaism is a regional form of northern Buddhism, founded on the combination of the features of Mahayana and Vajrayana. The formation of Lamaism began starting in the seventh century—the time of theExpand
The Republic of Kalmykia: A Painful Path of National Renewal
In 1990 Kalmykia, together with other autonomies of the then-USSR, marched in the "Sovereignty Parade" claiming to be raised to the Union level and dropping the title "Autonomous." Since the fall ofExpand