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Did you know that there is a european "buddhist" republic?

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Hanzze
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Did you know that there is a european "buddhist" republic?

Postby Hanzze » Mon Sep 10, 2012 4:47 am


Kalmykia is a steppe region in the south of European Russia and the only European Buddhist republic.

Very tibeten :smile:
Just that! *smile*


BUT! it is important to become a real Buddhist first. Like Punna did: Nate sante baram sokham _()_

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Ben
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Re: Did you know that there is a european "buddhist" republic?

Postby Ben » Mon Sep 10, 2012 8:04 am

Yes, I did, actually.
I watched a documentary some years ago.
It looks like an interesting place but I am not sure I want to live there.
kind regards,

Ben
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Re: Did you know that there is a european "buddhist" republic?

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