Legend of the Conch Shell – Behind the Scene (Part 1)

7 December 2009 - 5:10am Comments Off

Experience the life story of Tibet’s greatest saint and scholar, Lama Tsongkhapa, through the medium of dance!

Legend of the Conch Shell tells the tale of a man who went from a golden child whose birth was prophesised by Buddha Shakyamuni, to saviour of the Buddhadharma in Tibet.

Led by famous Butoh dancer Lee Swee Keong and directed by Woon Fook Sen, Legend of the Conch Shell features a mix of professional and amateur dancers choreographed by Chan Soo Leng. With the narration of Yong Lim Kiong (Ai FM DJ), follow Tsongkhapa through the trials and tribulations obstacles he endured, before he achieved the ultimate aim – enlightenment.

Organised by Kechara House, Legend of the Conch Shell aims to create awareness of the illustrious life of Lama Tsongkhapa (1357-1419), the founder of the Gelugpa school of Tibetan Buddhism of which Kechara House is part of.

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