The Religions of Mongolia
In this study Walther Heissig focuses on the existence in Mongolia of religious forms which have more ancient roots even than Buddhism. Professor Heissig is mainly concerned in the present book with those beliefs and concepts which belong to the non-Buddhist folk religion of the Mongols.
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Abadai Khan already Altan Khan ancestors Banzarov blessing Buddha Buddhist Buryat called Chahar China Chinese chronicle Cinggis Khan clothing colour cult custom Dalai Lama Damdinsurung Dayan Degereki Dayicin Tngri demons drum Earth East Mongolian eighteenth century Emperor enemies Eternal Heaven evil Fire Tngri fire-deity folk-religious functions Geser Khan Geser Khan epic gods gurtum heavenly Heissig herds holy horse Ibid incense-offering Inner Mongolia invocation Khalkha Khorchin Khubilai Koke Kuan-ti Lamaist Lamaist church Lamaist pantheon lCang skya Khutukhtu Ligdan Khan Loc.cit lord magical Manaqan Manchu mighty monasteries Mongke Mongke Tngri Mongolian folk religion Mongolian language Mongolian shamans Mongols monks Mostaert mountain Neyici Toyin ninety-nine tngri Oirat Ongghot Ordos origin Partanen Peking Poppe Pozdneyev prayers protective deity protective spirits pure offering Qormusta Tngri region religious request Rinchen ritual shamanistic Siilde Tngri sixteenth century Text Third Dalai Lama Tibet Tibetan tradition translated Tsaghan Ebiigen White Old worship