Kalmyk Cultural Heritage Project (RULES AND PROHIBITIONS)

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Created: 2014-09-10 17:11
Institution: Department of Archaeology and Anthropology
Description: Traditional rules and prohibitions are of paramount importance for not only sustaining family structure but Kalmyk society at large, hence the roles and identities of its members. Social and kinship practices, hierarchies as well as daily activities of individuals are regulated through both rules that encourage certain actions and prohibitions that Kalmyks learn from early childhood. Many rules and prohibitions are based on local beliefs, worldviews, values, signs and omens.
 

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Alexandra Sangadzhieva, Rules, Bans, Omens, Clan Colours

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Alexandra says that people should not harm others, or wish others bad or curse them. Despite being poor, Alexandra’s mother adopted an orphan girl in Siberia.
About traditional...

Collection: Kalmyk Cultural Heritage Project (RULES AND PROHIBITIONS)

Institution: Department of Archaeology and Anthropology

Created: Sat 12 May 2018


Anatoliy Dzhavinov, About Traditional Bans

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Anatoliy talks about bad signs, which includes talking badly about other people, pouring dirty water in the direction of people who are going away, and digging a hole in...

Collection: Kalmyk Cultural Heritage Project (RULES AND PROHIBITIONS)

Institution: Department of Archaeology and Anthropology

Created: Tue 21 Aug 2018


Anna Azvanova, Rules, Incantations and Prohibitions

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If a person says something bad, then his/her words come back to this person. Similarly, if a person says something good it returns too.
It is forbidden to give money or pray...

Collection: Kalmyk Cultural Heritage Project (RULES AND PROHIBITIONS)

Institution: Department of Archaeology and Anthropology

Created: Thu 19 Jul 2018


Dmitriy Mandzhiev, Rules and Prohibitions

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Dmitriy talks about traditional prohibitions and ways of proper behavior.

Collection: Kalmyk Cultural Heritage Project (RULES AND PROHIBITIONS)

Institution: Department of Archaeology and Anthropology

Created: Sun 28 Oct 2018


Galina Mamonova, About Traditional Prohibitions and How People Should Start a Journey

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Galina talks about traditional prohibitions and how Kalmyks should start a long journey

Collection: Kalmyk Cultural Heritage Project (RULES AND PROHIBITIONS)

Institution: Department of Archaeology and Anthropology

Created: Sun 28 Oct 2018


Gerel Shakeeva, About the Repercussions of Transgressing Bans

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Gerel says that according to a Kalmyk tradition it is forbidden to sing songs loudly, or sing songs without uttering the words as if mooing, since these activities invite evil...

Collection: Kalmyk Cultural Heritage Project (RULES AND PROHIBITIONS)

Institution: Department of Archaeology and Anthropology

Created: Sat 1 Oct 2016


Leonid Khochiev, About Traditional Bans

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Leonid talks about ban and traditions.

Collection: Kalmyk Cultural Heritage Project (RULES AND PROHIBITIONS)

Institution: Department of Archaeology and Anthropology

Created: Fri 27 Jul 2018


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