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Khaita Jpyful Dances - British Museum

Enjoying Khaita Dancing at the British Museum

Feb 25, 2019 | 0

The Faiths In Tune Interfaith Music Festival was held this year in the stunning Queen Elizabeth II Great Court of the British Museum and it was a perfect venue for exploring interfaith music and dance.  The iconic venue was an outstanding backdrop, both visually and acoustically, for the music and dance performances that ranged from…

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Insight Tours - Kham 2018

SACRED JOURNEY TO EAST TIBET/KHAM AUGUST 2018

Jan 19, 2019 | 0

Group photo at Muri La Pass by Lidian King In the middle of May I searched for a place to go in August when the Rogue Valley of South Oregon gets enveloped in toxic wildfire smoke. A link from Kunselling in Wales directed me to Shang Shung Institute, London, where Jamyang Oliphant of Insight Travels was offering…

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Festival of Mind Review

Jun 20, 2018 | 0

The contemporary cult of mindfulness is in the vanguard of the spread of Buddhism in the modern world. In the UK, it is even sponsored by the state, in the form of free mindfulness-based cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) on the National Health Service. There are two university departments – in Oxford and in Bangor, North…

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FESTIVAL OF THE MIND 11-13 MAY 2018

Apr 7, 2018 | 0

11th – 13th May 2018 FESTIVAL OF THE MIND Mindfulness: Past, Present & Future We would like to invite you to our first ‘Festival of Mind’ to examine mindfulness from a range of traditional & contemporary perspectives. We will look at the value of mindfulness and it’s possible future applications in the West with a…

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Losar Lungtas 2018

Feb 19, 2018 | 0

Happy Tibetan New Year of the Earth Dog! On the 18th February 2018 thousands of flags, after being blessed, were hoisted in the sacred valley of Dollu, Pharping, Nepal. Many thanks for your participation in support of the cultural activities of the Shang Shung Institute UK and we wish you a wonderful year to come!…

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HIMALAYAN DANCE & MUSIC FESTIVAL 7-8th OCTOBER – WORKSHOPS

Oct 2, 2017 | 0

WORKSHOPS A Moving Meditation – Sacred Dance Workshop Saturday 7th October 11am – 1pm During this workshop, Cindy will introduce this unique movement practice, which is both a means of harmonising our energy and a complete path to enlightenment. Participants will have a chance to begin some of the movements and incantations. Cindy Faulkner has…

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SSIUK Events Programme 2017-2018

Sep 11, 2017 | 0
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THE SPIRITUAL ODYSSEY OF FREDA BEDI

Aug 27, 2017 | 3

Excerpt From: THE SPIRITUAL ODYSSEY OF FREDA BEDI: England, India, Burma, Sikkim & Beyond. published by Shang Shung Editions in September 2017. Author: Naomi Levine CHAPTER ONE A Conscious Death I met Freda Bedi not in her life but in her death. From the little I knew, I imagined her an English memsahib, a vestige…

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JOURNEY INTO EASTERN TIBET

Aug 18, 2017 | 1

INSIGHT TOURS REPORT Author: Will Shea Full Photo Gallery: Click Here We arrived at the end of July and for the first two days we stayed in the southwestern city of Chengdu, (population around 14 million) to rest and adjust to the time zone after our long flights. The city has its charms, with a…

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