Exhibit Kickoff Reception is9 comments
A Birthday Party to Remember
Exhibit planning and preparation officially began for Rays of Light & Sacred Guardian Spirits on December 2, 2012. Other famous birthdays in December include: Bruce Lee, Tara Banks, Albert Einshtein, Lucy Liu, Bengamin Franklin, Don Lessem, Eric Hattchell & Gankhuyag (GanNa) Natsag. Special thanks goes to Michael Wight, Presdident of DigiLink. , DigiXPress and DigiCanvasArt.
Celebrating Mongolian Art And Culture11 comments
Artisphere exhibition featuring the work of renowned visual artist and Arlingtonian Gankhuyag Natsag, whose Khuree Tsam dance masks, ceremonial costumes and paintings speak to Mongolia’s ancient traditions and contemporary experiences. Accompanied by a multi-faceted program of performances, workshops, films and community celebrations, this exhibition was made possible by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.
"Hamtdaa: Together" at Artisphere9 comments
Hamtdaa features art from Gankhuyag Natsag, including Mongolian Tsam masks and paintings that blend ancient tradition with modern living. The Mongolian community of Arlington is very tight knit, and credits Natsag for his significant role in the revival of the Tsam tradition. Tsam is a theatrical art performed by skilled dancers representing characters of holy figures, devils, animals, and people. This ancient religious mask dance reflects both Buddhist teachings and older Shamanistic practices.Read More
Cocktail Party to Benefit Roerich House9 comments
Stephen Lintner, Gail Percy, Gankhuyag Natsag. Cocktail Party to Benefit Roerich House, Mongolia. Photo by Tony Powell. Travis Price House.Read More
LA Times: Mongolian cultural event starts with a yurt9 comments
A traditional nomadic Mongolian home was erected outside Los Angeles City Hall on Saturday, part of a colorful cultural celebration that brought together artists from across the U.S. and several from Mongolia. Outside the yurt, Gankhuyag Natsag described the centuries-old art of the Tsam dance, a Buddhist mask dance with 108 papier-mache masks representing different gods and spirits.Read More
Mongol Visions: Winged Horses and Shamanic Skies9 comments
For more than two thousand years the Mongols have dominated the center of the Silk Road. Here, under the guidance of the great Khaans like Genghis and Kublai, the ancient traditions of shamanism and Indo-Tibetan Buddhism merged into a profound stream. The vast influence of Mongolia on Euro-Asian civilization is only now being fully appreciated.Read More
"The most beautiful thing is a kind heart..."
An Interview with Natsag "GanNa" Gankhuyag
- Mongolian Tsam (One, Two, Three)
- Exhibition: Female Buddhas: Women of Enlightenment in Himalayan Art
- Female Buddhas and Bodhisattvas
- Buddhist Women at the Time of The Buddha
- "The Flying Mystics indeed live up to their name. Their music is created beyond expectations, transporting the listener high into the spacious world of joy, freedom, and beauty." -- Glenn Mullin, Buddhist author and meditation teacher
- Flying Mystics of Tibetan Buddhism - Oglethorpe University Museum
- The Contortion Sisters Get Wound Up!
- Satchidananda Ashram-Yogaville