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Michael Askill

Healing Sounds Workshop

Join Michael Askill and participate in a sound healing workshop using his extensive collection of Himalayan singing bowls and Chinese gongs. Michael has spent the past twenty–five years quietly but effectively carving a niche for himself as performer, composer, musical director and recording artist. In 2001 he was the Musical Director of a special concert for HH Dalai Lama held in the Concert Hall of the Sydney Opera House.

… in the between – Meditations and Illuminations on the ‘Tibetan Book of the Dead’

...in the between

‘…in the between’ brings together four of Australia’s finest multi-cultural collaborators in a highly original interpretation of `The Tibetan Book of the Dead’. Using selected readings combined with musical meditations and sound illuminations, this theatrical and musical experience provides an insight into how we can prepare for the mind’s release from the body and the experiences of ‘the between’. The ‘Bardo Thotrol’ (The Great Liberation through Hearing in the Between) text was originally composed by Padmasambhava in the 14th century. It was buried in central Tibet and later discovered by Terton (treasure revealer) Karma-Lingpa. “Although this book is ostensibly written for the dead, it is in fact about life” Francesca Fremantle (author of Luminous Emptiness and co-translator with Chogyam Trungpa of The Tibetan Book of the Dead).

Further info about Trikaya here.