Drepung Monks

August 2009 033
Originally uploaded by cocoaberg25

The Drepung Monks started Sunday morning of the festival with the sacred music of Tibetan temple music. The multiphonic singing is called jok-kay (low tone) and bar-da (high tone). They have been featured on the soundtrack of Seven Years in Tibet. They have also performed with Paul Simon, Sheryl Crow and Michael Stipe, just to name a few. An outstanding performance. They also were kind enough to lead a guided meditation later that evening.
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