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Sacred Tibetan Chants from the Great Prayer Festival
Monks of Drepung Loseling Monestery
Portions of this recording were used in the National Geographic TV Special Tsangpo Gorges, and in the feature films Seven Years in Tibet and Chinese Box.
"An ample and well-written text details the purpose behind these ritual chants, among which a rare cycle is heard in its entirety. The remoteness ofTibetcreated and preserved a musical practice which is absolutely unique. For those familiar with Tibetan chanting, it will be a welcome offering to hear the chanting from this once-vital monastery. Once being the keyword, as the text underscores the genocide and destruction vent on the peaceful Tibetan nation by the occupying Chinese, a horrific tragedy which continues.¡KThe monastery, or better, its survivors, went into exile inIndia. Their sad story is told in the text."
¡XAllan Evans, Fanfare