The Dalai Lama -“Inner World”
A sacred offering of mantras & teachings set to music Album & Accompanying Booklet to Release on July 6th, Honoring His Holiness’ 85th Birthday“Compassion,”the first track released today, sets the tone of the album, by cultivating love and empathy for ourselves and all beings"Music has the potential to reach many more people with the message that the real source of happiness is warm-heartedness and a concern for others”-The Dalai Lama June 9th, 2020 –As announced today, Khandro Musicwill release a unique album of mantras and teachings by The Dalai Lamaset to music, entitled Inner World.
Released to honor his 85th birthday celebrations on July 6th, 2020, the album will be a great dedication to the decades of his vision and work for world peace and educating the heart.When asked why he accepted the request to make the album, he answered, “The very purpose of my life is to serve as much as I can.”He also added, “Music can help people in away that I can’t.”Inner World is an offering of the Dalai Lama reciting mantras and giving short teachings all woven to a bed of music (please see track listing below).
The album will be released in conjunction with an Inner World companion booklet, revealing the benefits of the mantras written by Veerable Robina Courtin, and exclusive, stunning artwork; a collaboration between the acclaimed New Zealand duo of Ella Brewer (classically trained Thanka Painter) and Tiffany Singh (an award-winning visual artist).
This particular work of theirs is a combination of traditional Tibetan and contemporary art.In addition to this announcement today, Inner World has debuted the first offering from the project, the “Compassion” mantra, one of the most famous Buddhist prayers. Reciting the mantra of the Buddha of Compassion (known in Tibetan as Chenrezig and in Sanskrit as Avalokiteshvara) is said to open our hearts and bring us closer to others, to feel love and compassion through wisdom, generating a desire to help.“