The Buddhist leader had been self-exiled from Russia for months
With his condemnation, the Vajrayana Buddhist becomes the first Russian religious leader to openly oppose the war.
“Everything Grand Starts Simple”—Zoya Sandzhieva Discusses Economic and Cultural Development in Kalmykia
An interview with Kalmykia’s minister for economy and trade
Raymond Lam travels to the windswept steppes of…
The Golden Abode of Buddha Shakyamuni graces almost every postcard, pamphlet, and webpage about the Russian republic of Kalmykia. Cast against the backdrop of a
The poignant story of Russia’s Buddhist nomad traditions, its spiritual republics, is ongoing. It is a living tale that is far from extinguished. Despite the