Shang Shung UK

Enjoying Khaita Dancing at the British Museum

Khaita Jpyful Dances - British Museum

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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SACRED JOURNEY TO EAST TIBET / KHAM AUGUST 2018

Insight Tours - Kham 2018

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 THE MIND 11-13 MAY 2018

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

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

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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JOURNEY INTO EASTERN TIBET

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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Buddhist Burma Tour Report

Buddhist Burma 2015 On January 16 the twelve brave souls on the maiden trip organised by the Shang Shung Institute UK, met up at Yangon international airport. For the next ten days we visited ancient royal palaces, temples and pagodas, dusty modern downtowns, caves filled with statues, idyllic Lake Inley and the magnificent Irrawady river,…

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Ladakh 2015 – An Insight

LADAKH TOUR 2015 – An Insight… by Jamyang Oliphant and Maria Jimena Navarra Lake on the way to Nubra valley Due to its remoteness, Ladakh has preserved a very traditional and unique way of life. In fact there is a Ladakhi proverb which says: “The land is so barren and the passes so high that…

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