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Tuesday April 12th 2011


‘People & Language’ Archives

Mongolian-English Dictionary

Price - $69.99 (Single User) The Mongolian-English Dictionary from Lingua Mongolia is the first piece of commercial dictionary software for Uighur-script and Cyrillic Mongolian in the world. The culmination of over four years of work, it has been designed to work on all Windows-based operating systems without the need to change System Locales [...]



Buddhism was introduced to Mongolia from Tibet by Kubilai Khan during the late 13th century. Kublai Khan invited an eminent Tibetan lama, Pagba, to be empire's religious representative. From the late 14th century onwards hundreds of Buddhist temples were rapidly built across Mongolia. Thousands of Mongolian males vowed to live as lamas at one [...]


Mongolian religious roots are bound up in Shamanism. However this religious phenomena doesn't match the conventional description of a religion in the same way as Buddhism or Christianity. Shamanism has no founder from whom its teachings originate. There is no collection of sacred sutras or a bible, as it doesn't possess any monastic communities to [...]

Education History

Until the start of communism, education was solely provided by the hundreds of monasteries which once dotted the landscape.  Since 1921, modern Mongolian education has been a reflection of its dependence on the USSR. On the one hand, elementary education is universal and free; with the result that Mongolia boasts a literacy rate of between 80% [...]

Language and Scripts

Mongolian  language is language of the Altai family of languages. Today more than 10 million people who live in Mongolia, Kazakh, Buriat, Inner Mongolia, and others speak Mongolian language. The history of the Mongolian language is divided into three groups. 1. Old Mongolian language 2. Middle Mongolian language 3. Modern Mongolian [...]

Youth Education

About 40 percent of Mongolia's population is between 16-35. In next 25-30 years, Mongolia is expected to be in the first 15 countries, with its percentage of youth in the population. 98.2 percent of total youth are literate, 33.5 percent have a primary education, 48.6 percent secondary school education, and 16.8 percent are vocational and [...]

Mongolian Youth

School age children cover 21 percent of Mongolia's population. There are many organizations for children, including Mongolian Scout Union, Mongolian Youth Union, "One World-Adolescents" and Red Cross of Youth, International Children's Camp "Nairamdal" as well as other local organizations. The Children's Book Palace was inaugurated in Ulaanbaatar [...]

Religion in Mongolia

What are the ideas about God Mongolian people believe in Buddhism because they have believed in God since long ago. Thus, they pray “Through my virtues may I become God”. Buddhism says that suffering is true, the reason for suffering is real and to overcome the sufferings is real. Nirvana is also real. A person becomes God if he does good [...]

Cyrillic Script

Cyrillic Script

Mongol Script was adopted at the latest by decree of Genghis Khan in 1206 as recorded in The Secret History, and possibly earlier by some scholars' investigations. According to the linguist Nicholas Poppe, Mongol Script represents a period transitional between Ancient Mongol and Middle Mongol. "It is based upon a dialect of the twelfth or early [...]

How to communicate with elders?

How to communicate with elders?

Speak in lower voice and include respectful words. They will be glad if you would talk about well arranged ideas with correct logic. - Say “Ta amar sain bain uu?” when you greet them -“Mende, sain bain uu huhee?” when they answer you - Say “Sain” to them Avoid starting to talk ahead of elders. Refrain talking as if you know a lot [...]

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