A workshop on everything you ever wanted to know about Tibetan Buddhist ritual but were afraid to ask! How to offer the long mandala, how to set up your own altar and offer water bowls, do prostrations, and the profound meaning behind these rituals. Get comfortable with gompa etiquette, and discover how to relate to the sangha respectfully.
Session 6: Mudras and bell and dorje
Discover the power of literally ’embodying’ the philosophy of tantric Buddhism, and the meaning behind the movements. Who can do them, when, and how to perform these transformative mystical gestures. Also, how to play the musical instruments of bell and drum in our practice.