From Across the Mountains

I first heard this from more than a mile away as the singers wailed the haunting songs from up close to Dharmkot in the Himalaya.

The sound wafts down from up there. Up above is the snow on the Himalaya. It is an eerie sound, and when you hear it

Tibetan arts Slide Show

IndiaPictorial.com link

 

This is done at the Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts, for which we have another series of Tibetan culture pictures.

The Tibetan Opera Pictures

 

Dalai Lama and the Arts

The Dalai Lama attends these performances on occasion. Everything is done in the Tibetan language. So, for Westerners it is a visual performance with singing, the words of which are undeciperable.

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