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Traditional Tibetan Arts & Music

  • Pure Land Farms 3265 Santa Maria Road Topanga, CA 90290 United States (map)

Yangchenma Arts & Music presents a day of Tibetan arts and culture with special guest teacher, musician and artist, Tamding Arts (Tamding Tseten). Tamding will offer a practical workshop in Tibetan calligraphy with a special focus on healing mantras followed by a concert in which he will sing songs from his homeland accompanied by a variety of traditional instruments.

Tibetan Mantra Calligraphy Workshop: 3 - 5PM, $40

Traditional Tibetan Nomad Songs Concert: 6 - 7:30 PM, $20

Workshop and Concert: $50


Tamding Tsetan is a multi-instrumentalist/singer, and artist (graphics, tattoo, calligraphy) born in the small village of Widu, in Amdo, Tibet. As a child, he herded his uncle’s sheep across the windswept mountains there. From a young age, he was naturally interested in drawing, painting, and music. In 2002, he made an important decision to escape from Tibet. It took Tamding 43 days to cross the Himalaya Mountains, on foot, in winter. He currently resides in Portland, Oregon.

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Earlier Event: October 27
Sunday Sitting
Later Event: October 29
Tibetan Mantra Tattoos