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Invocations and Ritual Blessings | World Folklines
Chasing away adversity and removing obstacles is the chant of the Kopan Nuns and Tenzin’s soaring voice delivering the clarion call in this traditional ceremony to invite harmony and prosperity to flourish.
Sand Mandala Art | Children's Festival
Learn how to create a children’s mandala with traditional metal tools. Be tutored by the expert Kopan Nuns of Tibet in the ancient craft of sand mandala.
Yoga and Sounds of Tibet | Meditation in Motion
The meditative sounds of the Tibetan flute and singing bowls in combination with a yoga practice have the ability to enhance the experience.
Bardo Songs of In-the-Between | World Folklines
*Great liberation through hearing in the bardo* is an ancient Tibetan text. Although ostensibly written for the dead, it is in fact about life. Tenzin and the nuns invoke the teachings and imagery through profound and moving bardo chant, music and songs.
Ancient Harmonics: Tibetan Singing Bowls | World Folklines
Tibetan singing bowls were traditionally sacred instruments made by artisans of the Himalayas. Hear a little of their history, experience their deep rich harmonic resonance and find out why it assists with meditation.
Hilltop Sunrise Ceremony | Ceremony
Acknowledge the start of earth’s 2019 celestial travels at the first sunrise, as the threshold between the old and new year is crossed, night to day. Gather together on the Hilltop to welcome the sun with ritual chants and music.
Himalayan Winds on the Ganges | World Folklines
Follow the music from the Himalayas as it travels along the Ganges to the eternal city of Varansi, where the intense and timeless sound of the Indian violin awaits the arrival of sublime Tibetan flute-song.
Hilltop Prayer Wheel: Prayers for World Peace | Ceremony
Nechung Kutun, the State Oracle of Tibet, in 2013, consecrated the Woodford Hilltop Prayer Wheel. Join Tenzin Choegyal and the Kopan Tibetan Nuns of Nepal for sung mantras, ceremonial and ritual prayers dedicated to world peace at a Woodford sacred space.
Tibetan Sacred and Secular Songs | World Folklines
A concert of sacred and secular music and songs from the land of the snows, where Tibetans express their spiritual devotion and celebrate their culture through song.
Lhamo: An Encounter with Tibetan Opera | World Folklines
The Tibetan Achi Lhamo - Tibetan Opera is one of the oldest living theatre traditions in the world. Stories of love, devotion, good/evil are acted out and sung. On show here are two Tibetan Opera singers and an expert in the field of Tibetan Opera