Teaching at South Wharf Gallery Studio on Perceiving Reality, Fall 2012.
Losar 2014 Year of the Wood Horse at the Westmoor
Nantucket Yoga Festival 2013
The shrine at Losar, Tibetan New Year 2140, Year of the Female Water Snake.
Hot tea goes well with the dressi (ceremonial sweet rice).
- Offering kata (ceremonial scarf) to the shrine.
Tsemar is offered to the chanters to toss for good crops in the coming year.
- Riwo Sangcho, fire ceremony for the New Year, New Year’s Eve 2012, at Miacomet Beach.
Lama Yeshe Palmo blesses the food offerings everyone brought that was arranged on trays.
Offering a tray into the fire during chanting. We chanted in both Tibetan and English. Chanting in the original language endows us with the blessing, while chanting in English brings understanding.
Riwo Sangcho or “Morning Mountain Fire Offering” is a traditional ceremony to burn off the negativity of the past year and clear obstacles for the coming year.
A cold New Year’s Eve! This chanting is done to balance the elements, pacify disease & strife, and pull in good health, prosperity and good weather for all sentient beings on Nantucket, in the USA and in the world.