Preserve and Promote

Tibetan Musical Heritage and

Associated Arts

Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts (TIPA)

The Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts (TIPA) is a premier institute that is entrusted with the responsibility of preserving and promoting Tibet’s ancient and unique culture including its rich musical heritage and arts. The institute was founded by His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama on reaching Kalimpong in August 1959. It was later shifted to McLoed Ganj in 1961. Earlier named as the Tibetan Music, Dance, and Drama Society, it was one of the first institutes established by His Holiness the Dalai Lama.


Tibetan art Forms

This is a story declaiming the virtues of selfless giving, which refers to a willingness to give to others without the slightest attachment to wealth or possession.

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In this long and winding tale a malicious king of a southern Indian kingdom eyes enviously his more prosperous northern neighbor.

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This is an indigenous Tibetan story based on events that occurred around the eleventh century near the town of Gyangtsé, west of Lhasa. Nangsa

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Upcoming Performances


To be Confirmed

09:00 AM -12:30 PM