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Tibetan Monks Teach at Barefoot Yoga and Wellness Studio, Mechanicsburg

Sep 28, 2011 12:55PM

October 3 through October 9, Barefoot Yoga and Wellness Studio, in Mechanicsburg, welcomes The Sacred Earth and Healing Arts of Tibet Tour, with the Gaden Shartse Monastic Monks, the official tour group of the internationally recognized Gaden Shartse Monastery.

The tour began in 1989 and has been visiting the United States to fulfill its mission of helping spread peace, harmony, compassion and tolerance through cultural exchange, interfaith dialog and Buddhist teachings. The group presents music, art, meditation and history through live performances, such as A Journey to the Roof of the World: Sacred Dance and Chants of Tibet. Members will also create a sand mandala over the course of the four-day visit. Workshops include Chenrezig meditation, Metta meditation, empowerments, and Lojong mind training. Personal healings with the Lama are also available to attendees.

Open daily, the monk store will enable participants to purchase unique gifts from India.

Location: 130 A Gettysburg Pike, Mechanicsburg 17055. Tickets for individual events are priced separately, and all fees go directly to the nonprofit Gaden Shartse Cultural Foundation. Donations are tax-deductible. For more information, call 717-610-1200 or visit or

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