Welcome to the Kalmyk Cultural Heritage Documentation Project Website

The project is based at the Mongolia and Inner Asia Studies Unit , the University of Cambridge.
The principal feature of this website is a database of Kalmyk and Oirat cultural heritage in Russia and China.

In this website you can:

  • Access video, audio and photographic images of rituals, ceremonies, methods and objects
  • Read essays
  • Search the database by key terms

  • Recent Videos

    Dalai Lama in Riga, 2017: Day 2

    Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, About the Revival of Buddhism and Other Religions

    Sangadji Tarbaev, About Dogs

    Bator Aduchiev, Autobiography

    Telo Tulku Rinpoche, About Pilgrimage to Holy Places

    Recent Photos