The Drepung Gomang monks are renowned for the Sacred Art of Sand Mandala Construction. The event includes opening ceremonies, informal conversation and socializing as the mandala is created and formal closing ceremonies. The space will be open daily from 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM for visitors to witness the creation of the mandala. There will be a prayer to open the day every morning at 9:00 am. All are welcome!
Learn about the main tenets of Buddhist philosophy and get your questions about the Tibetan Buddhist tradition answered by Geshe Lharampa Lobsang Dhondup, a monk who has achieved the equivalent of a PhD.
Eat, relax, have fun. Casually mix with the monks and learn how to cook authentic vegetarian Tibetan cuisine. Evening includes a cooking lesson, dinner and blessings.
Puja is a Sanskrit word that means “offering.” Tonight the monks will chant prayers and perform rituals in honor of the life, dedicated service and birthday of the Elder Brother, Sat Guru Dr. Jose Manuel Estrada.
The sand mandala closing ceremony will include prayers, chanting, deconstruction of the mandala and sharing the blessed sand. We will then walk to the river by Transmitter park to bless the land and water.
Together with Kaypacha, we will examine our own astrological birthcharts, become more familiar with the zodiacal archetypes, and begin to identify our soul groups and personal destiny.
Learn to meditate through the application of mantra, ritual, guided visualization, sacred breathing techniques, and kirtan.
In this lecture with Maestro Manuel Rufino, founder of SARF, Golden Drum and MAISC, we will discuss how most native and shamanic knowledge is preserved through stories, songs, oral traditions, initiation rites and more.
Tibetan Mantra Healing is the practice of using sound and vibration as a medium to heal body and mind. Drukmo Gyal finds herself in a unique position between ancient tradition and emerging science.
Leaders, traditional authorities and the Medicine Women of Likan Antay and Mapuche to speak on the intimate relationship of seeds, water and indigenous spirituality
Journey to places where indigenous communities practice ancient ceremonies and prayers, upholding traditions which have gone uninterrupted for thousands of years.
We invite you to an open conversation with indigenous elders from Chile, here to visit and speak at the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues. We woll discuss the environment, nature, culture, arts, medicine and spiritual heritage. Please come with your questions and an open heart and mind.
Cost (cash only at door): $15 with pre-registration, $20 at the door
By ascribing sacred meaning to forms, proportions and symbols, artists and craftspeople imbue and sanctify their creations. In this hands-on class we will explore sacred geometry in a variety of media.
During this evening workshop you will learn how to draw the Face of the Buddha according to the Tibetan Buddhist tradition.
In this meditative day workshop you will learn to how to draw animals according to the traditional Tibetan thangka tradition (scroll paintings of Buddhas and Mandalas).The animals that are depicted on thangkas are for example deer, yaks, fish, birds and peacocks.
By ascribing sacred meaning to forms, proportions and symbols, artists and craftspeople imbue and sanctify their creations. In this hands-on class we will explore sacred geometry in many forms.
Join us for an evening of devotional chanting hosted by memebers of The Bhakti Center!
Learn about the ways that the elemental energies of nature are manifested through the body and mind and become empowered to create the perfect alchemy for harmony, and a sense of communion with all life.
LUNATION Kundalini Shakti Transmission: New Moon Solar Eclipse In Aquarius with Shamanic Sound Journey
This Lunation we welcome the energy of the humanitarian Aquarius. Eclipses herald times of significant change and movement.
A fun, delicious and perhaps romantic afternoon learning the basics of raw chocolate preparation
A Fundraiser for Peace and Healing in Honor of Sat Guru Dr. Serge Raynaud de La Ferriere with Maestro Manuel Rufino and Guests
A special fundraiser for Uganda Medical Outreach, in honor of the birthday of Sat Guru Dr. Serge Raynaud de La Ferriere, featuring Maestro Manuel Rufino and more!
Shamanic chanting, mantras, overtone singing, Native American songs, and more are used to create an environment conducive to deep relaxation and inward investigation.
SONG OF THE ANCIENTS: A Workshop for Vocal Empowerment and Embodiment with Peia (Livestream available)
Open to the ancient sound within you guided by the wisdom and expertise of Archival Songstress Peia Luzzi.
We invite you, our friends and family, to join us in celebration as we collectively move into a new season of our lives during this winter holiday season.
This is a free event welcome to all!
“Mythology is beyond words. Beyond images, beyond that bounding rim of the Buddhist Wheel of Becoming. Mythology pitches the mind beyond that rim, to what can be known but not told.”
Mystical soundscapes of world music and meditation teachings from sacred traditions across the globe featuring singer and songwriter Ixchel Prisma