LAKE SVETLOYAR (Shambhala Russia) is a legendary lake located in the Nizhny Novgorod region. According to the local historian N. N. Khlopushina, the lake is of glacial-karstic origin; karst collapse that ensued as a result of a small earthquake, increased the lake depth to 25.5 m at relatively small sizes – h meters. The usual epithet, which is presented Svetloyar – “Pearl of the sky overturned in the green rim of the forest.” The surroundings of the lake are famous for their renomirani, some see in the water the reflection of the domes of the legendary Kitezh and hear the bell ringing.
The origin of the Svetloyar surrounded by a halo of legends. According to data collected by researchers Vladimir INKINEN and Valerian TURYGINA, the most ancient, pagan layer is associated with the evil goddess girl the Turk. She rode a spirited horse and would whip people for their sins, yet fell to the ground and there was a lake. The second stratum of the legend dates to the time of the invasion of Batu Khan. One of the Russian prisoners have not sustained tortures and has shown Tatars secret paths. But through the prayers of the inhabitants of Kitezh high power hid it at the bottom of the lake. The third layer of legends – the schismatic, Continue reading
From 29th April to 5th may (7 days) — yoga-tour for everyone with any level of training. From 6 to 12 (7 days) — retreat for future and current instructors, as well as experienced practitioners.
Friendly staff “Abrau — the Territory of yoga” invites You to the may yoga tour in the place which is rightly called the “Pearl of Russia” — Abrau-Dyurso.
The goal of our journey — yoga in places of Power, deepening skills for managing energy my body and the emotional and physical reboot.
Each of the stages includes a 7 day intensive, practice in places of Power and beautiful lakes, the interaction with the five basic elements, special diet. Intensive and informative during the workshop you will walk the path, equal to several months. Continue reading
Over the summer the young staff of the Museum spend 30-40 a sightseeing tour around three lakes and Karatag mountains with a visit to the sacred source of Panteleimon the healer.
On the lake Large Marina Capturea tells the legend of Citygis – evil stepmother, utopia in the lake of seven girls. The chapel of Saint Panteleimon is a legend about the blind girl, about the healing properties of water from a Holy source. It should be noted that students guides love their Homeland, and this love is expressed not only in studying its history. Twice a year they spend cleaning up litter at the territory of the Holy spring, and Round lake. Marina this year finished nine grades of school and enrolled in the Mariinsky school.
Now the tours will be conducted by her younger girlfriend, as well as Marina who know of the legend, history of residence in the village of Big Lake writer Arkady Gaidar and all the surrounding attractions. Continue reading