Source Pravda.Ru

President Putin visits Buddhist centre in Buryatia

President Putin visits Buddhist centre in Buryatia 

The Ivolginsky Datsan Buddhist Centre in Buryatia, southern Siberia, received the Russian President as guest. Vladimir Putin noted during his vist that Buddhism plays an important role in Russian Federation. He called it "a kind, humanistic teaching, which is based on love for one another and love for one's country." The President promised that his government will always support Buddhism in Russia. 

Lama Damba Ayushev, Russia's leader of traditional Sangha, thanked the President for his visit and kind words. "From the Buddhist point of view, nothing is accidental. You will always be there in history for us," the Lama said.

Buddhism spread in Buryatia as early as the 2nd century BCE. In the 19th and 20th centuries, Buryatia witnessed a revival of Buddhism and has had great impact on the development of culture among the Buryats, regarding art, cooking, literature, medicine and philosophy. 

(re-written by Olivia Kroth; source: Voice of Russia)

 

Comments
Russia and USA fight even in space: Americans damage Soyuz deliberately
Russian women to be allowed to work as train drivers and pilots
Russian officials celebrate 60th anti-Russian sanction
Russian officials celebrate 60th anti-Russian sanction
Britain does a Malvinas on Russia
Russian officials celebrate 60th anti-Russian sanction
This is a liberation fight from the Soviet EU
Syria’s Assad toads to Putin over Il-20 shootdown
How Russia can respond to Israel following Ilyushin Il20 shootdown
UK restaurant chain to sue Russian prostitute and British drug dealer
How Russia can respond to Israel following Ilyushin Il20 shootdown
How Russia can respond to Israel following Ilyushin Il20 shootdown
Israel can learn many lessons with the help of Russia's S-300 air defence systems in Syria
Israel can learn many lessons with the help of Russia's S-300 air defence systems in Syria
Syria’s Assad toads to Putin over Il-20 shootdown
Putin: Ilyushin shootdown is incidental
Putin: Ilyushin shootdown is incidental
Putin: Ilyushin shootdown is incidental
Putin: Ilyushin shootdown is incidental
Syria’s Assad toads to Putin over Il-20 shootdown
Syria’s Assad toads to Putin over Il-20 shootdown