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Sacred Art Tour – Meet The Monks
September 26 - September 30
Drepung Gomang Tour is sponsored by the Tashi Gomang Dharma Center of Drepung Gomang center for engaging compassion (drepung gomang institute), located in Louisville, Kentucky. The center is a 501 (c) 3 is committed to preserving the Tibetan Culture, Traditions, and Religion. We bring the tour to you to help the exiled Monastery located in South India raise funds to educate, feed, house and care for almost 2,000 exiled Tibetan Monks.
The authentic Tibetan programs that we offer are a blend of ancient cultural, religious, and artistic expressions. You may choose to offer an educational program focusing on ancient historic beliefs, an artful performance or display that demonstrates colorful Tibetan traditions, and/or a truly inspirational combination of Tibetan art, history, and sacred traditions that completely inspire the spirit.
OBJECTIVE OF MONASTERY’S TOUR
A) To make a contribution to world healing and peace by sharing unique Tibetan Buddhist teachings, sacred religious performances, chanting, and Tibet’s unique identity treasures of culture and authentic traditions.
B) Recognizing well, and very deeply, that there have been great tragedies in every part of the world, we want to share our sympathy and prayers together with you as human beings sharing this planet and sharing the future of this home of ours.
C) To generate a greater awareness of the endangered Tibetan civilization and human rights abuses by the Communist Chinese since 1959. As the situation in Tibet is becoming more desperate by the day, due to massive displacement of Tibetans by Chinese citizens sent there by the Communist government, and ever new rules and difficulties, especially at the monasteries, we need your help now.
D) To raise support for the refugee monks’ community in south India for proper food, improvement in health & hygiene and for providing better education facilities for the monk students. We preserve our tradition and culture.
Slide Show from Monk Visit in 2014