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This month’s special guests are Kopan Tibetan Nuns of Nepal and Tenzin Choegyal in Prayer for Peace Concert.
Bring a plate of food to share at 6pm, event starts at 7pm and be part of our infinite connection community where you can experience current and ancient modalities that uplift body, mind and spirit. Read our Vision
Kopan Tibetan Nuns of Nepal of Khachoe Ghakyil Ling Nunnery – Ven Lobsang Dolma, Ven Thupten Sangmo and Ven Pasang Dolma are students of Tibetan Buddhist Sutra and Tantric ritual whose lives are dedicated to practicing in these ideals. Kopan Tibetan Nuns of Nepal living in exile participates rarely in tours worldwide, offering a cultural program of traditional Tibetan arts including Sand Mandala creation, Chanting, Cultural Workshops, Guided Meditations and the ‘Sacred Music of Tibet’ Concert.
Prayer for Peace Concert will share some of the most distinctive aspects of the tradition of Tibetan nun’s chanting and Chod practice which is distinctive to the female practitioners.
This is a unique opportunity to experience the gift of beautiful music and unique tradition while at the same time providing valuable humanitarian assistance.
The Nuns will share words of wisdom through beautiful mantras and Chod chants invoke one’s own positive qualities and spirit of inner peace through meditation.
Chod is a spiritual practice found primarily in Tibetan Buddhism. Also known as “Cutting Through the Ego,” the practice is based on “Perfection of Wisdom” sutras. The Chod practitioner seeks to tap the power of fear through activities such as rituals set in graveyards, and visualisation of offering their bodies in a tantric feast in order to put their understanding of emptiness to the ultimate test.
Since almost all nunneries in Tibet were destroyed during the cultural revolution, new institutions such as the Khachoe Ghakyil Ling Nunnery in Nepal have continued to preserve Tibetan Buddhist culture in exile. Guided by elders who have kept traditions alive, many nuns have become highly accomplished practitioners, with some even completing PhD level studies.
A special visit by the Kopan Tibetan Nuns of Nepal, will highlight the changing role of women in Tibetan Buddhism and present some of the most unique aspects of Tibetan philosophy and culture.
Tenzin Choegyal is a Tibetan artist, composer, activist, musical director and cultural ambassador. Born to a family of Tibetan nomads, Tenzin Choegyal was forced into exile in India as his family fled the repression in Tibet. As a child, Tenzin would listen to his mother singing in the nomadic style and he attributes much of his passion for that genre to her early influence. Tenzin channels the wisdom and traditions of his ancestors through his songs. Over the years, Tenzin has a successful international career as a musician, playing at such prestigious events as WOMAD as well as several Concerts for Tibet House at Carnegie Hall, New York.
Over the years we have had a wonderful relationship Tenzin and the wonderful guest he shares with The Infinite Connection and we are honoured to host the Kopal Tibetan Nuns of Nepal
Cameron Monley and Lyza Saint Ambrosena are committed to bringing quality experts from the alternative health, yoga, meditation, healthy eating, wellness and spiritual growth industries together and call these regular gatherings of like minded locals from both Gold Coast and Brisbane, The Infinite Connection – an organisation that promotes and networks with people wanting more out of life.
EVENT DATE Friday 4 January 2019 6 pm meal to share 7pm concert
Bring a plate of food to share.
Phone Cameron on 0414714948 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Location The Holy Rood Family Centre 192 Oxenford Tamborine Road Oxenford. Cross Street is Old Tamborine Road
We are connected with many of the best psychics, psychic mediums; Spiritual, Reiki and Crystal Healers that the Gold Coast and Brisbane has to offer, as well as make contact with numerous spiritualist churches We have a wealth of information to share with anyone seeking more information pertaining to spiritualism and psychic readings and to meditate.