Author Archives: glennmullin

Vol 10: A Roerich Mongolia Artist Heroine Shows in NY

When I first volunteered to assist Prof. Bira in restoring the Nicholas Roerich House in Mongolia, where Nicholas had lived with wife Helena and eldest son George during 1926 and 1927, the challenges loomed large. But somehow things came together. … Continue reading

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Vol 9: A Spanish Pilgrim to the Roerich House, Mongolia

************************************************************************************ Editor’s Note: Since we began work on the restoration of the Roerich House in Mongolia back in the spring of 2009, we have been able to receive many wonderful Roerich enthusiasts from around the world.             David Fontano was … Continue reading

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Vol 8: Reflections of a Roerich House Mongolia Volunteer

************************************************************************* Introductory Note: When Prof Bira invited me to assist him in his efforts to save the Roerich House in Mongolia from developers, the house was in a state of complete devastation. Floors and walls were destroyed, most windows were … Continue reading

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Vol 7: Prof. S. Bira, Portrait of a Mongol Hero

President, The Roerich Society of Mongolia Director, The Nicholas Roerich Museum and Shambhala Art Institute General Secretary, International Association for Mongol Studies For our seventh issue of The Roerich Mongolia Blog, we have chosen to feature Prof. S. Bira, the … Continue reading

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Vol 6: The Roerich House, Mongolia: A Hidden Shambhala in the heart of Ulaanbaatar by Carroll Dunham

********** Introductory Note: Carroll Dunham, a medical anthropologist from Princeton University, lives in Nepal with her photographer husband Thomas Kelly. Both lead National Geographic tours to various sites in Asia. Whenever they bring groups to Mongolia, they try and bring … Continue reading

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Vol 5: Sina and Maurice Lichtmann’s 1927 visit to the Roerichs in Mongolia

From the Diary of Sina Lichtmann-Fosdick   Translated from the Russian by Vedran Bolfek With an Afterword by Aida Tulskaya, Roerich Museum, NY   Editor’s Introduction: We at the Roerich House in Mongolia, formally known as the Nicholas Roerich Shambhala … Continue reading

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Vol 4: Roerich House Mongolia Publishes Bi-Lingual Edition of Helena Blavatsky’s “The Voice of the Silence”

In 2007, some forty-five members of The Theosophical Society travelled with Glenn Mullin to Tibet. The adventure was eventually produced as a documentary film, Journey to Blavatsky’s Tibet ( A third of the group then when on to Mongolia. Here … Continue reading

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