Buddhism in Buryatia: Tibetan, Mongolian or Buryat one?

Tibet/Mongolei Kolloquium: Donnerstag, 15. Januar 2015. The Russian Federation is the one and only Eurasian country where Buddhism is recognized as one of the so-called traditional religions of Russia along with the Russian Orthodox Church, Islam and Judaism. Buddhism diffused among Buryats more than 300 years through missionary activity of Tibetan, Mongolian and Buryat lamas. At the beginning of the 20th century the total population of Trans-Baikalia were Buddhists and 10% of Pre-Baikalian Buryats, there were 46 Buddhist monasteries and 16 000 lamas, one lama to the 13-15 Buryats. Weiterlesen