Defining Losar, Tibetan Lunar New Year + Tashi Delek with Robert AF Thurman
In this short video Tibet House US Co-Founder & President Robert AF Thurman gives an explanation of the phrase “Tashi Delek” which is used during Tibetan Lunar New Year (Losar) and during celebrations.
Includes an in-depth history of the Tibetan Lunar New Year (Losar), the Tibet House US Concert hosted by Philip Glass and The Great Prayer Festival, also known as Monlam, held in Lhasa since it founding by Tsong Khapa in 1409.
Losar Tibetan Lunar New Year Images from www.dalailama.com.
To learn more about this year’s concert with performances by Philip Glass, Angel Olsen, Carly Simon, Devonté Hynes/Blood Orange, Los Vega, Mick Rossi, Resistance Revival Chorus, Rhiannon Giddens, Stephin Merritt, St. Paul and The Broken Bones, Techung + more please visit: www.tibethouse.us.
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About Robert AF Thurman
Suggested Books & Audio by Robert AF Thurman:
Man of Peace: Illustrated Life Story of Tibet’s Dalai Lama (Book), Infinite Life: Awakening to Bliss Within (Book), Anger: The Seven Deadly Sins (Book), Inner Revolution (Book), Circling the Sacred Mountain : A Spiritual Adventure Through the Himalayas (Book), Essential Tibetan Buddhism (Book), The Tibetan Book of the Dead: The Great Book of Natural Liberation Through Understanding in the Between (Book) The Jewel Tree of Tibet: The Enlightenment Engine of Tibetan Buddhism (Book), The Central Philosophy of Tibet (Book), The Holy Teaching of Vimalakirti: A Mahayana Scripture (Book), Life & Teachings of Tsong Khapa (Book), Why the Dalai Lama Matters: His Act of Truth as the Solution for China, Tibet, and the World (Book) & Liberation Upon Hearing in the Between: Living with the Tibetan Book of the Dead (Audio).