Nawang Khechog: Tibetan Dream Journey

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1. 01 - Nawang Khechog - Prophecy - Listen
2. 02 - Nawang Khechog - Into Dharmakaya - Listen
3. 03 - Nawang Khechog - Tibetan Dream Journey - Listen
4. 04 - Nawang Khechog - Tibetan Freedom Through Nonviolence and Compassion - Listen
5. 05 - Nawang Khechog - Finding Joy Through Compassion for Others - Listen
6. 06 - Nawang Khechog - Zen Sem Blues - Listen
7. 07 - Nawang Khechog - Rocking with Nonviolence and Peace - Listen
8. 08 - Nawang Khechog - Om Mani Padme Hoong - Listen
9. 09 - Nawang Khechog - Finding Within the Way Out of Suffering - Listen
10. 10 - Nawang Khechog - Chant of Universal Compassion - Listen
11. 11 - Nawang Khechog - May All Be Kind to Each Other - Listen

Universal love, kindness, and compassion are some of the highest wonders that we can find in this world. With Tibetan Dream Journey, master flautist Nawang Khechog presents an album that expresses these timeless spiritual values in the serenity of music.


Born in Tibet, Nawang Khechog spent his earliest years as the child of nomads. In his boyhood he first learned to play the bamboo flute, an ancient instrument popular in rural villages throughout Tibet. After the subjugation of Tibet by Chinese Communists in 1949 Nawang and his family escaped to India. There he studied meditation and Buddhist philosophy a path he followed as a monk for eleven years – four of them as a hermit.


In 1986 he emigrated to Australia where he first performed and his recordings achieved bestseller status. Nawang is best known for his collaborations with Japanese composer and multi-instrumentalist Kitaro, including a world tour and performances on Kitaro’s acclaimed Enchanted Evening and Mandala albums. His live performances with Philip Glass Paul Winter, Laurie Anderson, Paul Simon, Natalie Merchant, and Baba Olatunji have received international acclaim.


In 2003 he released Universal Love, his first major recording project in five years. The album features Tibetan flute on all songs; Tibetan long horn (doongchen) and overtone chanting; universal horn (invented by Nawang Khechog); Aboriginal didjeridu; African drums and kalimba; Mayan ocarinas; Native American drum; and chants of universal love by the Dalai Lama and others.


In February of 2007 Nawang Khechog was seriously injured in a car accident while in India. He recovered and currently lives in Colorado, USA.