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Tashi Lhunpo Monastery Monks

The Power of Compassion

Tibet – a world filled with the chanting of Buddhist texts, recitation of mantras, ringing of bells, blowing of trumpets and beating of drums. Founded by the first Dalai Lama in the 15th Century, and the seat of the Panchen Lamas, Tashi Lhunpo is one of the most important monasteries in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition. Re-established in exile in South India, it is once again becoming one of the major centres of Buddhist learning and artistic tradition.

Recreating the mysteries of the Buddhist Monastery, eight Tibetan monks from Tashi Lhunpo offer a dramatic presentation of sacred dance, music and chanted prayer with traditional costumes and ceremonial masks.

1 hour 50 minutes including interval
 

Eat Asian Fusion
Available from 5.30pm in the Pavilion Café, with last orders 45 minutes before the start of the performance. Advanced booking recommended.