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Tibetan Painting Workshops

Tibetan Painting Workshops
11.30 am – 1.00pm
Wed 26
th, Thurs 27st & Fri 28nd April (Graffiti Room) – $25button_bookonline


Spend some time with Master painter Karma Phuntsok and learn some simple techniques used in traditional Tibetan Painting. The art of Karma Phuntsok is a unique and dynamic expression of contemporary Buddhist Art.

The startling beauty and richness which graces his work is influenced by his diverse life experiences: from a childhood in Tibet under Chinese oppression to life as a refugee in India; his love of life in the Australian bush, and the veneration with which he holds His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Internationally acclaimed, Karma’s work is scattered throughout the world, in private collections and galleries, and in Australia at the Art Gallery of New South Wales and Queensland Art Gallery.

I Heart MoMo – Tibetan cooking workshop

I Heart MoMo – Tibetan cooking workshop

button_bookonline2.00pm – 3.00pm Wed 26th and Thurs 27th April (Turbine Studio) – $25


Learn the art of making the perfect Tibetan dumpling – the Momo!  Momo master and West End Market favourite Wanday will share his secrets with you at this delicious workshop for all ages.    All ingredients provided.

Make your own meditation blend with Sal Battaglia

Make your own meditation blend with Sal Battaglia

button_bookonline2.00pm – 4.00pm Fri 28th April (Park Mez) – $30

Learn how to make a beautiful meditation essential oil blend from qualified aromatherapist, author of the Complete Guide to Aromatherapy and Perfect Potion founder Sal Battaglia at this educational workshop.

Sal2Learn about the chakras and how, when used with aromatherapy, they become one of the most dynamic tools for personal and spiritual growth. Chakras represent the major energy centres of our bodies and are connected to our mental, emotional and physical wellbeing. Subtle aromatherapy draws on the energetic or vibrational qualities of the essential oils which can be used in restoring harmonic resonance. Learn from qualified aromatherapist, author of the Complete Guide to Aromatherapy, Perfect Potion founder and managing director Sal Battaglia at this educational workshop.

Tibetan Calligraphy Workshop

Tibetan Calligraphy Workshop

button_bookonline3.30pm – 4.30pm Fri 28th April (Graffiti Room) – $25


Learn the fundamentals of Tibetan script with Brisbane community member Phuntsok Choegyel, master in Tibetan calligraphy. Phuntsok teaches the formation of Tibetan script which is commonly used to write mantras and prayers and traditionally practiced as a daily meditation. Tibetan calligraphy can be appreciated purely for its aesthetic beauty and, at the same time, for the profundity of Tibetan philosophy expressed by simple strokes of a bamboo pen.

Tibetan Singing Bowl Healing Workshop

Tibetan Singing Bowl Healing Workshopbutton_bookonline
3.30pm – 4:30pm Wed 26th and Thurs 27th April (Graffiti) – $25


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. Amongst many other things, Michael composed music for
the Opening Ceremonies of the 2000 Sydney Olympics, 2006 Asian Games and the 2011 CHOGM. 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.