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News Tibet, The Office of Tibet, New York, NY, (212) 213-5010

Tibet Brief, International Committee of Lawyers for Tibet, San Francisco, CA, (415) 252-5967

Tibet Press Watch, International Campaign for Tibet, Washington, DC, (202) 785-1515

World Tibet News, an on-line international news clearinghouse featuring Tibet-related articles from international media sources, you can search their website and/or sign onto a list-serve for daily articles on Tibet, this service is based in Canada: www.tibet.ca


By Choying Drolma and Steve Tibbetts. A moving, inspiring musical project of east meets west which has received international acclaim. Choying Drolma and the nuns of Nagi Gompa sing Tibetan Buddhist songs accompanied by guitarist Steve Tibbetts and other Western musicians. Recorded at a Tibetan Nunnery in Kathmandu. CD /Cassette. 50 Mintues. Rykodisc. 1997.

Produced by Michael Fitzpatrick. The first recording to combine east-west chanting, featuring Tibet's world-renowned Drepung Loseling Monks, the revered Abbey of Gethsemani Monks, and some of the finest instrumental musicians from around the world. Inspired by the historic meeting and friendship between Thomas Merton and His Holiness the Dalai Lama, it also features words by both spiritual leaders. Recorded in The Cathedral of St. John the Divine. CD. 2000.

Compassion in Exile: The Story of the 14th Dalai Lama
A film by Mickey Lemle, music composed by Philip Glass. In this intimate portrait of the Dalai Lama, we also see the moving story of the brutal treatment endured by the Tibetan people at the hands of the Communist Chinese. The Dalai Lama speaks with unprecedented candor about his upbringing and key moments in his life while his countrymen bear witness to their personal ordeals.

The Cup
The year is 1998 and the World Cup has just been kicked into high gear. Bur for four monks living deep in the Himalayas, watching their favorite sport isn't only difficult--it's forbidden. As soccer fever heats up, the young monks break the rules, sneak out of the monastery, and risk their futures in a madcap adventure that's all for the love of the game.

Dhama Suna
By Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts. A rich collection of traditional Tibetan folk music performed by some of the best singers and musicians in the Tibetan Diaspora, along with sacred chants by The Gyuto Monks. 19 selections with liner notes and translations. Some selections were featured in the film, Seven Years in Tibet. CD. 71 Minutes. Warner Music. 1997.

Ethics for a New Millenium
Mystic Fire Video. Filmed at the Royal Albert Hall in London, His Holiness the Dalai Lama speaks of the need for an inner transformation as a prerequisite to a new and transformed outer world in the coming milennium. WIth warmth, directness, and humor, he urges us to link individual happiness to an ethical vision of the world in which we care about others. Adopting an approach that blends realism and optimism, he recommends ways in which each of us can begin to make inner changes that will affectg these problems.

Freedom Chants from the Roof of the World
By The Gyuto Monks, Philip Glass, Mickey Hart, Kitaro. Two meditative, ritual chants by the world famous Tibetan monks of Gyuto Tantric University (India) during their first 1988 American Tour. Both are over 25 minutes. The third track is a composition by Philip Glass, Mickey Hart, and Kitaro peformed during a concert by the Gyuto Monks at Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York. Informative liner notes. CD/Cassette. 68 minutes. Rykodisc. 1989.

Quiet Mind: The Musical Journey of a Tibetan Nomad
By Nawang Khechog. This world musician remembers his Tibetan nomadic roots with nine soothing, meditative instrumentals, playing a Tibetan bamboo flute, didgeridoo, and Incan pan pipes. Great for reflective activities or quieting a classroom. CD/Cassette. 55 Minutes. Sounds True. 1991.

Tibet: Heart of Dharma
This CD and booklet introduce listeners to the Buddha's teachings and the music they inspired through the Tibetan monastic chant and music. Four recordings feature the monks of Drepung Monastery (India) and the fifth selection feature the monks Khampagar Monastery (India). The booklet covers the basics of Buddhism, major figures and deties within the Tibetan tradition, and background of the two featured monasteries. CD & 64 Page Booklet. 62 Minutes. Ellipsis Arts. 1996.

Tibet, Tibet
Yungchen Lhamo Ten devotional and traditional offerings by one of the divas of Tibetan song. Since Yungchen Lhamo escaped Tibet in the 1980's, she has used her beautiful voice to tell the world of her country's plight. Since she signed on with Peter Gabriel's Real World label, she has become an international artist educating people about the Tibetan spirit and struggle for survival. You can find a story on Yungchen Lhamo for young adult readers in Faces magazine, October 1999. CD. 47 minutes. Real World. 1996.



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