6. Feb 2012

Contemporary Buddhist Revival in Kalmykia: Survey of the Present State of Religiosity

Buddhism, Folk religion, InFocus, Lamaism, religion

Geographical and historical background Even today, in spite of the westward expansion of Buddhism, Kalmykia remains the only ethnic Buddhist community in Europe. At present Kalmykia has a status of a republic with a presidential form of government within the Russian Federation. It is situated in the southeast of the European part of the Russian […]

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