Arts and Literature
Here are some books, CDs, DVDs and streaming videos about the Tibetan culture that we are sure you will enjoy! Click on the links to purchase them.
Tibetan furniture holds an important cultural significance in preserving the ancient customs of Tibet.
by Peter Kater
Music used in "His Holiness the Dalai Lama presents: Build a Prayer Hall for Tashi Lhunpo in Exile in Honor of the Panchen Lama." Music also featured in the feature length documentary"Tashi Lhunpo Monastic University: From Tibet to Exile and Beyond."
by The Panchen Lama Tashi Lhunpo Project
Grammy nominated musicians Peter Kater, Nawang Khechog and Michael Fitzpatrick join together to dedicate a powerful improvisation to honor the missing 11th Panchen Lama Gendun Choekyi Nyima. All proceeds benefit the Panchen Lama-Tashi Lhunpo Project, a 501 (c) 3, established per request of His Holiness the Dalai Lama.
by Tashi Lhunpo Monastery
Instrumental Music by Tibetan monks from Tashi Lhunpo Monastery.
by Nawang Khechog
Nawang Khechog is a Tibetan flute player and composer. Born in Tibet, he and his family moved to India following the Chinese invasion of 1949/1950. He studied meditation and Buddhist philosophy, spent eleven years as a monk, including four as a hermit meditating in the Himalayas under the guidance of His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama.We thank Nawang for sharing his beautiful music for a benefit concert on June 25, 2010 in Pasadena, California.
by Christen Lien
Christen Lien's music is also used in various film clips, including "Beyond the Ego: A Tibetan Buddhist Monks Journey to Compassion."
DVDs or Streaming Videos
starring The Dalai Lama and Lama Konchog
Master Lama Konchog, one of the greatest Tibetan meditators of our times, passed away. UNMISTAKEN CHILD follows the four-year spellbinding journey of Tibetan Buddhist monk Tenzin Zopa as he travels far and wide to identify the child who is the reincarnation of his deceased master.
starring The Dalai Lama and Rick Ray
The 2006 documentary film in which filmmaker Rick Ray meets with Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama at his monastery in Dharamsala, India. The film maker asks him ten questions during the course of the interview which is inter-cut with a biography of Tenzin Gyatso, a history of modern Tibet and a chronicle of Ray's journey securing the interview.