Ivolginsk Datsan (Buddhist Monastery), Ivolginsk

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#1 of 10 in Historic Sites in Republic of Buryatia
Visit one the most important religious centers in Russia at Ivolginsk Datsan (Buddhist Monastery), home of the country's top Buddhist leaders. Constructed in 1945, the building is relatively modern, but with the look and feel of a traditional Buddhist monastery. Explore the complex and see its collection of regional artwork, artifacts, manuscripts, and other cultural items important to the Buryat people. There are also many prayer flags and religious decorations scattered around the yard. Don't miss one of the temple's main features: the preserved body of the 12th Khambo Lama, still sitting upright in prayer. Work out when and for how long to visit Ivolginsk Datsan (Buddhist Monastery) and other Ivolginsk attractions using our handy Ivolginsk day trip planner .
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  • Buryatia and its culture, tradition, I was very startled. So visit Ivolginskogo datsan was the planned trip. When caught in the territory were a little surprised, very many excursions, a lot of people. There is something to see, monks, of course guides, but something interesting to tell.
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  • Buddhist monastery in Ivolginske-Ivolga datsan-mandatory to attend landmark in Buryatia, and in Eastern Siberia. Especially solemnly during the onset looks monastery white month-Sagaalgana. Two days before Sagaalgana Dugzhuuba purification ceremony is held during which prayers, and at the end of the ignited a huge fire which burn ritual figurines. Great action! I arrive to Dugzhuube each year.
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  • Visit Buryatia and not visit the datsan, unforgivable. Very majestic place. You can compare with the Chinese and Korean palaces of emperors.
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  • Rustic, Simple but rich in History as Joseph Stalin approved this first Monastery to be built
  • It is beautiful, I see recently on goole. Buddha Sangha Dhamma blessyou
  • Good history
  • Buddhist: mysterious monks still live 90 years after his death the death and the body of Dashi-Dorzho Itigilov monk's until today is still a real mystery that science is not yet able to have the answers. Dashi-Dorzho Itigilov 15/6/1927 is a memorable day for the students at a temple in Buryatia in Russia today. That is the day on which their mentor Dashi-Dorzho Itigilov say want to the afterlife. He asked the students buried themselves after death and dug up the corpse after 50 years. Is the spiritual leader of the Buddhists in Russia, Dashi-Dorzho is not a normal teacher. The preparation for the afterlife included a special diet. His plan has proved that immortality seems not too wild. When has come at the right time, he sat on the floor, eyes closed and died a few days later. Meet the wishes of the master, the Dashi-Dorzho buried students in a coffin made of cedar. However, practitioners of Dashi-Dorzho was unable to complete his remaining wish-50 years later determined the excavation. Instead, they must wait until the period after the cold war can do this. In 2002, 75 years after the burial, the body of Dashi-Dorzho finally also be excavated before the presence of a number of Russian Buddhist leaders and local authorities. However, they found inside the box was a scientific mystery really. What makes people really the main surprise is the face of Dashi-Dorzho remains intact. His body even remain stable, the skin stays soft and elastic properties, the joint is still moving. The modern forensic analysts actually do not know how to explain. Why a man 150 years old, died in the 75 years that the body was still so? After being sealed in a glass box, Dashi-Dorzho's body was taken to the Buddhist temple Ivolginsky Datsan. Fifteen years later, in 2015, the German body Lama remained unchanged despite not having any preservation measure to prevent decomposition is done. Even the notice have divided cells in his body, though is very slow. Dashi-Dorzho also quite heavy weight and maintain body temperatures from 65 to 93° F (approximately from 18 to 34 degrees C). Currently, the place kept his body became a famous pilgrimage of thousands of Buddhists every year. The Dashi-Dorzho that speculation had opened his eyes several times. In 2016, the logs of a security camera in the temple shows that he is moving out of the room at night. This is a really mysterious phenomena of science that whatever it does anyone understand why Dashi Dorzho-body back so well protected! security cameras at the temple shows that he is moving out of the room at night.
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  • If you switch from Ulan Ude you can take bus 130 main stop (down the street Lenina) and you can get there in 50 minutes. Buses every half hour all day until 21 both outward and return.
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