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Sacred Art Tour 2018-2019

Drepung Gomang  'Sacred Art Tour has been formally invited by Drepung Gomang Center for Engaging Compassion/Tashi Gomang Dharma Center, located in Louisville, Kentucky. The center is a 501 (c) 3 is committed to preserving the Tibetan Culture, Traditions and Religion. Sue Simone is the National coordinator and can be reached at 203 725 6888. The group is headed by Geshe Lharampa Monlam Gyatso


Short Bios of SAT 2018-2019

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SAT Schedule 2018-2019

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For events, please kindly contact our National Tour coordinator Sue Simone: 203-725-6888



A) To make a contribution to world healing and peace by sharing unique Tibetan Buddhist teachings, sacred religious performances, chanting, and Tibet's unique identity treasures of culture and authentic traditions.

B) Recognizing well, and very deeply, that there have been great tragedies in every part of the world, we want to share our sympathy and prayers together with you as human beings sharing this planet and sharing the future of this home of ours.

C) To generate a greater awareness of the endangered Tibetan civilization and human rights abuses by the Communist Chinese since 1959. As the situation in Tibet is becoming more desperate by the day, due to massive displacement of Tibetans by Chinese citizens sent there by the Communist government, and ever new rules and difficulties, especially at the monasteries, we need your help now.

D) To raise support for the refugee monks' community in south India for proper food, improvement in health & hygiene and for providing better education facilities for the monk students. We preserve our tradition and culture.

Tour program

The authentic Tibetan programs that we offer are a blend of ancient cultural, religious, and artistic expressions.  You may choose to offer an educational program focusing on ancient historic beliefs, an artful performance or display that demonstrates colorful Tibetan traditions, and/or a truly inspirational combination of Tibetan art, history and sacred traditions that completely inspire the spirit.

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Sand Mandala

The Mandala, Tibetan sand painting, is an ancient art form of Tibetan Buddhism. The mandala is a Sanskrit word meaning cosmogram or “world in harmony.” Mandalas are drawings in three-dimensional forms of sand. In Tibetan, this art is called dul-tson-kyilkhor which means “mandala of colored powders.”

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Group Workshops


The Drepung Gomang Tour will present workshops on a variety of topics related to traditional Tibetan art.
All workshops will include a short talk/explanation of the tradition of the various crafts as well as a short demonstration.  The monks will facilitate full "hands on" participation by the public.  They will supply photo step-by-step displays of how to do each craft and, in addition, clear sample drawings laminated for each workshop.

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Materials for Local coordinators

The materials below are to assist the coordinators with their job in providing publicity to the media and in presenting the Drepung Gomang Tour Programs  to the people in their areas. All the below materials are copied here from after slight changes and updates.

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Visual Arts Programs

Following is an overview of the elements that will comprise the artistic aspect of the Drepung Gomang Tour. For details about each program, be sure to click on the links provided:

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Official Mandala Group to Russia


Words of Gratitude

Drepung Gomang Monastery sincerely conveys its deepest gratitude to all support, volunteers, friends, well wishers, our monks, former monks, Mandala group and especially to Telo Tulku Rinpoche, Gen Ngawang Lodoe la and Kalmyk Temple for the help on the invitation.

Our special thank you to Natasha and members/volunteers of our Center in Moscow for organizing the Mandala Tour in 2017. Many has been benefited from all your kindness and generous support. We request for your same dedication and support in 2018. once again thank you so much from the monks of drepung gomang monastery, south india.


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