Tuesday 1 May 2018

Dharma Festival - 11th to 15th July 2018

Especially created for Dharma Festival 2018 - All Seeing Buddhas Eyes -
Heavy watercolour paper, 152cm x 122cm, pure gold leaf and Japanese ink.

The second Dharma Festival at Gaunts House, offers a range of fascinating performances, workshops and exhibitions with an opportunity to relax in the peaceful environment of the garden and park in the middle of the Dorset countryside.

Arrive on Wednesday 11th July and set up your tent in the glorious grounds of Gaunts House. 
The MONKS FROM TASHI LHUNPO MONASTERY will be starting the construction of a Sand Mandala in the Tantric tradition of Tibetan Buddhism, and there will be an opportunity to watch the opening ceremony.

As well as the Tashi Lhunpo Monk's sacred (cham) Lama Dance performance, there are Teachings and Talks:
'Rebirth, Reincarnation and the Path to Purifying the Mental Continuum', 
Tenzin Dechen Rochard; 
Sika Deer: Spiritual Journeys; Michael Ormiston and 
Candida Valentino Mongolian Khoomi singing, 
Olu Taiwo: Animal Spirit Dancing; 
Tashi Mannox: workshops and Tibetan calligraphy exhibition;  
Nigel Shaw and Carolyn Hillyer: Performances and workshops; Tibetan Art, Sand Mandala, Drumming, Yoga, Tai Chi and Much More!

Tashi's exhibition of the original calligraphy artworks, which feature in Sacred Scripts, will be on show in the Sand-Mandala scared space, along with the above large All Seeing Eyes of Buddha art piece.
Special limited boxed editions of Sacred Scripts will be available with a book signing opportunity after Tashi's workshop on the weekend.  Limited edition giclée art prints of the Sacred Scripts works will also be on sale at a discount price.