Buddha Hymns

first_imgCapital witnessed performance of the famous rock band The Dharma Bums, who performed at the conclave of International Buddhist Confederation. The performance was arranged by Asoka Mission Buddhist institution of Delhi which was attended by  300 Buddhist leaders from around the globe.The founder of the band Phil void was always inspired by buddhist teachings. During his studies in North India and Nepal he founded the band and named it after the novel by American writer Jack Kerouac. The Dharma Bums have also made the themes of such teachings the substance of many of their songs.  Also Read – ‘Playing Jojo was emotionally exhausting’They not only play music but have raised money to rebuild Tibetan monasteries in India, including Drepung in Karnataka and Nechung in Himachal. While participating in the World Festival of Sacred Music in India (2000), Dharma Bums performed in a private audience for His Holiness the Dalai Lama.  They have performed worldwide, including Tibet, Hungary, Belgium, Netherlands, UK, Ireland, Thailand, Denmark, Nepal and numerous trips to India.last_img read more