Tibetan Mantra Healing is the practice of using sound and vibration as a medium to heal body and mind. As a singer and a practitioner of Tibetan Medicine specializing in mantra healing, Drukmo Gyal finds herself in a unique position between ancient tradition and emerging science. Her lecture-concerts intimately involve the audience, inviting us to experience how sound affects the mind and body through active listening and direct participation in mantra recitation, paired with visualization techniques. Drukmo will share traditional and original Tibetan/Sanskrit mantras and explain how these teachings can be used to heal the present self and enable collective healing in the future.
Drukmo Gyal Dakini (voice)
Adam Maalouf (cello, frame drum, hand pan, percussion)
Adrian DiMatteo (guitar, voice)
Presented in partnership with the Colibrí Community and Golden Drum.
This event will be held at The Rubin Museum. Learn more and buy tickets here.
About the Musicians
Drukmo Gyal Dakini was born in the northeastern part of Tibet into a Tibetan yogi family where mantra, yoga, and meditation were introduced at a young age. With support from the local Tibetan yogic community, she began practicing mantras with ancient melodies and started singing publicly in 2008. She moved to Europe in 2014, produced her first album, Purification Voice of Tibet, and began touring in European countries, Russia, Malaysia, and China with local musicians. Her second album, Tibetan Mantra Healing, was released in 2016 and highlights the ancient healing system of Sowa Rigpa, traditional Tibetan medicine as it was taught to her by Dr. Nida Chenagtsang, a direct lineage holder and founder of Sorig Khang International. Drukmo Gyal travels the world, singing, teaching Tibetan Mantra Healing, the Kunye Healing massage, and guiding retreats in the Yuthok Nyingthig tradition, the meditation practice of Tibetan physicians
Adrian DiMatteo is a guitarist, singer, composer, and multi-instrumentalist from New York. He carries sacred songs, indigenous Native American chants, traditional music, and mantras from around the world and has performed in over 20 countries. He teaches, practices music therapy, and is the creator of “Guitar Handbook,” an educational app for aspiring guitarists of all levels.
Adam Maalouf‘s unique musical style is channeled through genre-bending compositions for solo and ensembles that incorporate musicians from around the globe. As a dedicated music student, Adam has traveled through Europe, India, and the Middle East to study under renowned percussion masters and in 2013 received his BA in Percussion Performance from the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, NY. As a teacher, he regularly hosts workshops and retreats in New York and North Carolina and hopes to bring cultures together through his teachings and performances. Adam performs regularly as a solo artist and with his world music project Future Tribe.