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Biggest Ever Buddist Mantra on a Mountain in Tuva

Working at mantra on the Lenin mountain. Kyzyl. Courtesy of Yulia Zhironkina The Buddhist mantra "Om mani padme hum" has been made out of huge stones on a mountain , known as Lenin Mountain, near Kyzyl. The mantra took one month to build and is 120-metres-long, 20-metres-high It was laid and tied by locals with the help of the Gyudmed Tantric Monastery monks, who are on a visit toTuva.

It is done to hasten the visit of His Holiness Dalai Lama to the republic. One can have a picturesque view on Kyzyl, the capital of Tuva, from the top of this mountain. 500 kg of white paint was used to paint the stones.

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Julia Zhironkina
Event announces

1) 04.07.2019 - 07.07.2019: XXth Ustuu-Huree festival of live music and belief (Chadan city, Dzun-Khemchik district, Tuva, Russia)

2) 15.08.2019: Tuvan Republic Day (Tuva)

3) 16.08.2019 - 18.08.2019: 3d International Festival 'Khoomei in the center of Asia' (Kyzyl, Tuva, Russia)

4) 01.09.2019: Day of historic Memory and Dignity of Tuvan volumteers who perished in the 2nd World war (Tuva, Russia)

5) 07.09.2019: The Day of Kyzyl city (Kyzyl, Tuva, Russia)


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