New Mexico Sacred Sound Workshop Retreat 2002
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The Largest Touring Collection of Sacred Sound Instruments in North America Arrives at Ghost Ranch
Ghost Ranch was an incredible site for this year's program
Students learn to use Tingshas in the Traditional Way, one method is to use them in conjuction with healing.
Conch Shell Class
We spent one day on a day trip with our instruments, Tent Rocks is a special place. Students rest and communicate with the spirits at an incredible vista.
Sunset at Ghost Ranch
Heather and John work with Tingshas...
On our way back from New Mexico we visited the ancient mound building culture of the Mississippi Basin. This is the Great Mound at the Pinson Mounds ( 1-500AD ) in Tennessee. We said prayers and made offerings to our Ancestors. Pictured is Saul's Mound, the 2nd tallest Native American mound in the USA.
Our home for the next 5 days
We had 19 Gongs with us!
Diagnoising the human body, is one method of using Tingshas, Kathleen and Gabriel demonstrate.
Mitch Nur demonstrates Harmonic Overtone Singing with a 350yr. old Tibetan style Singing Bowl
Lynette and Sandra were incredible playing these 500 year old Longchens!
Calling in the Spirits at Tent Rocks
Tingshas and Ghantas
...as do our students Bonnie and Sequioia
Two Horses makes an offering on one of the mounds ( mound 11 ). Turtles had recently hatched from eggs from this mound.
The Main Room
Our Traditional Altar
Some of the featured items on our Traditional Altar
Two Horses Running leads the Bonpo Shang class
What a View!
Peruvian Shamanic Whistling Vessels
Someone we ran into in Tennessee