Latest news

Closing meetings
Dr. Apela Colorado, founder and head of the World Indigenous Science Network, concluded her regular visit to Kyrgyzstan to meet with representatives of Kyrgyz cultural…
Greetings from Talas, Manas Ordo
On May 19-21, bearers of indigenous cultures from different countries make a pilgrimage to the sacred sites of Talas. On May 22 the bearers of…
Congress of International Practitioners of Indigenous Cultures in Kyrgyzstan
  On May 18 began the exchange of information and opinions of participants in the Congress of International Practitioners of Indigenous Cultures. During the day,…
Congress of International Practitioners of Indigenous Cultures in Kyrgyzstan
Today, May 17, was the first day of the congress of international practitioners of indigenous cultures. Practitioners from Colombia, South Africa, Egypt, Mongolia, Altai, USA…

Sacred Geography of Kyrgyzstan

The Sacred Geography of Kyrgyzstan is a representation of both natural and cultural phenomena. This is a network of sacred sites – springs, caves, mountains, mausoleums, lakes, tombs and trees – that people visit as pilgrims. An essential part of any pilgrimage practice is performance of rituals and ceremonies, which turns territories covered by sacred sites into a ritualized land.

Our mission

Aigine Cultural Research Center (CRC) (which means “lucid”, “definite”) is a non-profit, non-governmental organization founded in May 2004 at the initiative of Gulnara Aitpaeva, Doctor of Philology, with the participation of Aida Alymbaeva and Mukaram Toktogulova, Candidate of Philology.

Aigine CRC works in the field of traditional knowledge, education and social science. The center conducts spiritual, educational and scientific activities based on external grants and self-financing. These activities are directed at preserving, developing and integrating traditional wisdom with contemporary life. Aigine CRC aims to incorporate the positive potential of traditional wisdom in decision-making at all levels of public and political life.

Contact us