The territory of the Buryat-Mongolian Autonomous Republic and the Buryat National District in the Irkutsk and Chita regions. Lake Baikal. Flocks of sheep graze. Buddhist peasants gather at a Buddhist temple in anticipation of the beginning of the service. The head of the Buddhists of the Soviet Union wears clothes for worship. The lamas give the signals for the beginning of the service in the temple. The Buddhist temple includes lamas and Buddhists. Divine service in a Buddhist temple. Buddha statue.