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Tibetan Monks from Tashi Lhunpo Monastery presents

Tibetan Monks: Workshop

Sat 15 Sep, 2:00pm at Red Brick Auditorium

Tickets: Free , approx running time: 60mins

In an interactive workshop, the Tibetan monks from Tashi Lhunpo offer an introduction to their monastery, giving details and the story behind one of the unique costumes worn in the ritual dances of the Gutor Festival at Tibetan New Year, and inviting you to learn a few of the steps.  A demonstration and explanation of Taksel, the art of dialectical debate, the most important part of the monks’ spiritual education, and learning some of the intricate mudras (hand gestures) from Tantric prayer gives a unique insight into Buddhist monastic life.