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Tibetan Monks to Perform at Plattsburgh State Wednesday, Dec. 3

PLATTSBURGH, NY __ The Tibetan Monks from the Drepung Loseling Monastery are coming to Plattsburgh State University of New York on Wednesday, Dec. 3 to perform traditional temple music and musical masked dances as part of their "Sacred Music Sacred Dance for World Healing" tour.

The Tibetan Monks from the Drepung Loseling Monastery will perform at Plattsburgh on Wednesday, Dec. 3 The multiphonic singers will perform in the E. Glenn Giltz Auditorium, Hawkins Hall at 7:30 p.m. The performance is free and open to the campus and community.

The Sacred Music Sacred Dance tour is produced by Richard Gere Productions and Drepung Loseling Institute, the North American Seat of Drepung Loseling Monastery.

The tour has three basic purposes: to make a contribution to world healing and peace movements; to generate a greater awareness of the endangered Tibetan civilization; and to raise support for the refugee community in India.

The Tibetan Monks will also hold a 4:30 p.m. lecture in the Plattsburgh Room, Angell College Center prior to their evening performance. The lecture, title "Meditation: A Tool of Conscious Living," will focus on how this important technique quiets the mind and establishes an inner basis of clarity and well being. The lecture is free and open to the public.

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