Defining Losar, Tibetan Lunar New Year + Tashi Delek | 2/16/2018

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 with Robert AF Thurman Tibet House US MenlaLosar 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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