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Searching for a Miracle

The mystery of the incorruptible Buddhist Lama Itigelov

Religion and education are inseparable here. Enlightenment isn't possible without knowledge, inner peace - without hard work, joy - without prayer.

Ivolginsky Datsan, a buddhist monastery in Burytia, Russia, in the snow. Still taken from RTD documentary Searching for a Miracle.
Ivolginsky Datsan in Burytia, Eastern Siberia, is Russia's main buddhist monastery. It includes a buddhist university, where students from Buryatia and beyond prepare to become lamas, or teachers, themselves.