Ivolginsk Datsan (Buddhist Monastery), Ivolginsk
(4.4/5 based on 150 reviews on the web)
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. Put Ivolginsk Datsan (Buddhist Monastery) on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Ivolginsk trip itinerary maker.
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  • Place of power. Impressions will suffice not only for all 5 senses will also be able to glean something unexplainable. The Buddhist temple is worth to spend a day entirely. You will not regret.
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  • We've visited Elista before, so we've seen some buddhist shrines in Russia, but this large complex is unparalelled in its size and importance within Russia. We had a tour organized by our travel agenc...  more »
  • This is actually the Palace here is the imperishable body of Hambo Lama Jetigjelova (Lotus posture), for ordinary glass. From the words of the monks of the Holy body temperature 36 degrees. In the television show (can't remember the name) it also stated well and many other of these miracles. In the cult of Buddhist monks have a lot in common with orthodoxy. Attitude to us was very good. On the territory there is a beautiful temples and inexpensive cafes, where you can enjoy national dish-buuzami or poses. Note that this dish is cooked for about 30 minutes. like manta rays and eaten with the hands.
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