This event will be held at the Sacred Arts Research Foundation, 107 Green Street, G55, Brooklyn, NY.
The Sacred Song School has the honor to host a special evening of teachings with S.A.R.F, M.A.I.S.C & Golden Drum Founder, Maestro Manuel Rufino.
“The Art of Transmission“
Have you noticed that most native and shamanic knowledge is not written in historical text books?
You can observe that the knowledge is still alive and cared for from one generation to the next through oral traditions, storytelling, song, dance, food, initiation rites, and medicine.
As we deepen our human experience with advances in science and technology, we are finally catching up to realize how truly advanced these native traditions are and always have been. The knowledge has survived modernity, and this is because of the art of transmission.
About Maestro Manuel Rufino
Maestro Manuel Rufino is a recognized elder in the Taino tradition and World Director of M.A.I.S.C. He is a spiritual guide, gifted ceremonial leader and teacher of sacred initiatic traditions of the world. Maestro Manuel is also an artist, certified iridologist, naturo-therapist, vegetarian chef & the visionary guiding the Golden Drum community and many vegetarian restaurants including the Jungle Café in Brooklyn. Guided by his teacher, Maestro Domingo Dias Porta, Maestro Manuel has been following the trails of indigenous healing arts for over 48 years. Maestro Manuel travels around the world sharing initiatic traditions, leading workshops, lectures, sweat lodges and healing rituals.
In 2010 Maestro Manuel and a number of his students opened Golden Drum as a space for sacred traditions in New York City. Founded to give voice to the worldview of Native Americans, indigenous peoples and the esoteric schools, Golden Drum features living representatives and students of these great traditions.
In 2014 Maestro Manuel dedicated The Ark as a space for the arts to fulfill the mission of The Sacred Arts Research Foundation.