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Happenings: Tibetan Monks

Tibetan monks plan week-long visit to share art, music, culture of peace

Tibetan monks with instruments and headdress

The monks of Drepung Loseling Monastery

The monks of Tibet’s Drepung Loseling Monastery will be visiting Texas State University as part of their international tour, The Mystical Arts of Tibet, and the university’s Common Experience event series, A Global Odyssey. During their week-long stay, the monks will share Tibetan Buddhist culture through music and art.

Endorsed by His Holiness the Dalai Lama, the tour has three basic purposes: to make a contribution to world peace and healing; to generate a greater awareness of the endangered Tibetan civilization; and to raise support for the Tibetan refugee community in India.

Famed multiphonic singers, whose sellout performances in Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center received national acclaim, the highlight of the monks’ visit to campus will be their concert, “Sacred Music Sacred Dance for World Healing,” on Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013, at 7 p.m. in Evans Auditorium. Continue reading