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



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