Sacred Arts of Tibet

Sacred Arts

Each spring, Norman Cultural Connection hosts Tibetan monks for a week-long arts, rituals, and lectures program. We regularly feature:

  • a welcome ceremony and intertribal dance
  • sand mandala opening ceremony, viewing, and closing ceremony
  • lectures and rituals

Topics from past lectures and rituals have included:

  • World Peace
  • Chenrezig Empowerment Ceremony
  • Medicine Buddha Empowerment Ceremony
  • Vajravidarin Healing Ritual
  • Four Noble Truths
  • Karma: The Law of Cause and Effect
  • Metta (Lovingkindness) Meditation
  • Chay Drol Purification
  • Tibetan Singing Bowl Meditation
  • Peace Chant and Cultivating Compassion
  • Black Tea Ceremony
  • Lama Chopa Puja
  • Images of Tibetan Monastic Life
  • Journey to the Roof of the World: Sacred Dance and Chants of Tibet