By John Snelling
A desirable tale of political and spiritual intrigue, Buddhism in Russia tells of Agvan Dorziev, a Mongolian Buddhist Lama, who used to be instrumental within the founding of Buddhism in Russia. comprises an replace of the prestige of Buddhism in Russia considering glasnost. photographs
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Ang a great religious centre, Lhasa was of course replete with . rehgaous buildings of all kinds, including Gyu-to and Gyume, the Upper and Lower Tantric Colleges (the former housed in the Ramoche T�mple), and three of the so-called 'Four Lings', Tengye Ling, Tsomo Lang and Tsechob Ling. The three great monastic universities of Ganden, Drepung and Sera, which housed tens of thousands of Gelugpa monks, were, however, situated outside the city proper. Surrounding Lhasa's te�ples were narrow, insanitary streets, along some of which traders phed their business, selling goods from the outlying provinces, from faraway China and Russia, and even cheap manufactured goods of European origin.
Mai-mai-ch'eng lay some distance to the left or eas � and the temple city to the right or west. The whole prospect was enCircled by a tangle of mountains, out of which stood one dominant peak, Bogdo-Ula, which was heavily wooded. From the muulltains to the east appeared the Tula river, whose gleaming waters enlivened the sombre monotony of the valley as they flowed past the City and wound �way into the broad plain that was partially visible through a wide gap an the hills to the west. 1 6 Th e British missionary James Gilmour was in Urga for a couple of days in the late nineteenth century.
Funhermore, the penalties for flouting this law were draconian. A Tibetan who assisted a prohibited alien to trespass on the sacred soil of the Forbidden Land was liable to have his property confiscated and afterwards be sewn up in a hide sack and tossed into a river to drown. Such was the grisly fate said to have befallen Kyabying Sengchen Lama, who assisted the Bengali scholar and agent Sarat Chandra Das during his illicit foray into Tibet between 1 8 8 1 and 1 883. Moreover, such was Tibetan ignorance of the outside world and its inhabitants at this time that they are unlikely to have been able to distinguish Buryat Buddhists from other outsiders.
Buddhism in Russia: the story of Agvan Dorzhiev, Lhasa's emissary to the tzar by John Snelling