A group of hill gods of the Buryats. Another group is the Buman Burkans, so called because their homes are in certain groves instead of in the lofty heavens. No tree can be felled, no twig broken, no grass cut in such a grove. In passing the grove offerings are made of tarasun or tobacco.



  • Curtin, Jeremiah. (1909). A Journey in Southern Siberia. Boston: Little, Brown, p. 44.