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Tibetan Buddhist Chanting Workshop
Start Date: 4/3/2019Start Time: 12:30 PM
End Date: 4/3/2019End Time: 2:00 PM

Event Description:
This workshop will provide participants with an introduction to Buddhist chanting as practiced by a Tibetan monk, Geshe Kunken, who is a specialist in traditional throat singing. In Buddhism, chanting is the traditional means of preparing the mind for meditation and other forms of ritual practice. Tibetan monks are noted for their skill at a specialized form of chanting called throat singing, in which multiple distinct pitches are produced simultaneously. 

Geshe Thupten Kunken
 was born in Shimla, India and joined Drepung Loseling monastery at the of age 6. He received his novice vow from the 97th Ganden Tripa Kyabje Ling Rinpoche, the senior tutor of H. H. the 14th Dalai Lama. Geshe la received a Doctorate in Buddhist Philosophy (Geshe Lharampa) in 1999 and has also studied tantric practice. Geshe la’s first visit to United States was in 1996 and since than has been invited back annually to give talks and teachings on Buddhist religion and philosophy.

Location: Multimedia Center, Carman Hall 
Location Information:
Lehman College - Carman Hall
Contact Information:
Name: David Manier
Phone: 718-960-8207
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