Karmapa in the USA
 
 
 
Songs by Karmapa

© H.H. 17th Karmapa

Courtesy of Pi-Chun Chen

 

The World Ah! in English

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Lamp Prayer in English

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Lamp Prayer in Tibetan

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Lamp Prayer in Chinese

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Karma Thegsum Choyang Music

 

 

Karma Thegsum Choyang Music is a project studio dedicated to the recording and preservation of Tibetan liturgical music. Choyang Music was founded by Tom Schmidt and named by Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche in February 1988. It is a division of Karma Kagyu Institute. In addition to Tibetan liturgical music, Choyang Music has produced a children's CD and has long term interest in world music.

Karma Thegsum Choyang Music Collaborations
 
Watch Tibetan Cymbals Lesson
In this 10-minute video, Tom Schmidt teaches how to play Tibetan cymbals: silnyen and rolmo. Tom has studied Tibetan sacred music and instruments since 1980s. He teaches Tibetan sacred music classed annually at Karma Triyana Dharmachakra.
 
Musical Memoirs
Karma Kagyu Institute co-sponsored and helped organize benefit concerts for Karma Triyana Dharmachakra with such outstanding musicians as Laurie Anderson; Philip Glass; or Jack DeJohnette, Pat Metheny, and Larry Grenadier. We are happy to share these precious memories with you:
Laurie Anderson Benefit for KTD
 
Philip Glass Benefit for KTD
 
Jack DeJohnette,