Elista, July 6, Interfax - Bakers of Kalmykia will bake cakes weighing over 250 kilos for the birthday of the 14th Dalai Lama, which is celebrated on July 6, administration of the central republican khurul told Interfax.
“Buddhist monks will bless the cakes and give their pieces to everyone who wishes. Every year Kalmykian bakers try to bake cakes of various forms. Last year the weight of festival cakes totaled to 200 kilos,” the khurul official said.
Traditional treat for the believers on the day of Dalai Lama’s birthday will be held in the evening at the Pobedy Square.