With his condemnation, the Vajrayana Buddhist becomes the first Russian religious leader to openly oppose the war.
Parts of Russia hold treasures of Buddhist history and potential for its future
Russia’s only extant Buddhist temple from pre-Soviet times
Insights on the Buddhist revival in the heart of…
On 7–9 September, the international scientific conference “Buddhism in the Third Millennium: Trends and Prospects for Development” was held in the sacred land of Tuva.
Saint Petersburg’s only Vajrayana temple stands proudly by the northern bank of the chilly Greater Nevka, at the corner of Primorsky Prospect-Maritime Avenue and Lipovaya Alley. Datsan
Thanks to its Eurasian connections, the Tsardom of Russia (1547-1721) and its successor the Muscovy-Romanov Empire (1721-1917) experienced the Buddhist diffusion earlier than many other early modern empires,
The Buddhist presence in the Russian Empire (1721-1917) was not always welcome. The balance of power in Eurasia had shifted greatly since the medieval conquest