Revisiting a different culture

Tibet Treat

Shanthiroad Studio, in collaboration with Think Tibet, is holding a three-day event, 50 years of Hope, that will showcase the culture, resistance and hope of half-a-century in exile.

The curated show will present a multi-dimensional exhibition of elements that are integral to Tibetan culture.

The three-day programme, from June 26 to June 28, will feature Indian and Tibetan artists, including Suresh Jayaram, Tenzin Tsundue, Shantamani M, and Mamata Sagar.

A group of monks from the Dzonga Choede monastery, Hunsur, will create the sand mandala of Avalokiteshwara, the Buddha of Compassion.

The inauguration of the event will be at 6.30 pm on June 26. This will be followed by the release of two books for children by Lama Mani Books.

On June 27, at 4 pm, watch the screening of Murder in the Snow screening followed by a discussion on human rights. A story session for children by a Bangalore-based group, Patara and poetry reading by Tenzin Tsundue (English) and Mamata Sagar (Kannada) will be conducted.

On June 28, 5 pm, there will be a brief discourse on Buddhism followed by the sweeping of sand mandala.   

The event will come to a close with a concert of Tibetan folk and contemporary music by various artists.

The venue is Shanthiroad Studio, No 1, Shanthi Road, Shanthi Nagar.

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