The Dalai Lama speaks on “the art of happiness” at a public event in New Delhi, India, in August 2017. The Tibetan spiritual leader will release an album of his teachings and mantras set over music in July. Photo: APThe Dalai Lama speaks on “the art of happiness” at a public event in New Delhi, India, in August 2017. The Tibetan spiritual leader will release an album of his teachings and mantras set over music in July. Photo: AP
The Dalai Lama speaks on “the art of happiness” at a public event in New Delhi, India, in August 2017. The Tibetan spiritual leader will release an album of his teachings and mantras set over music in July. Photo: AP

Dalai Lama to release first album, Inner World, featuring his teachings and mantras set to music

  • The 11-track album, which took five years to produce, will be released on July 6, the spiritual leader’s 85th birthday
  • It features musicians including Grammy-nominated sitar player Anoushka Shankar, but it was a New Zealand bank worker who got the album off the ground
Topic |   14th Dalai Lama
The Dalai Lama speaks on “the art of happiness” at a public event in New Delhi, India, in August 2017. The Tibetan spiritual leader will release an album of his teachings and mantras set over music in July. Photo: APThe Dalai Lama speaks on “the art of happiness” at a public event in New Delhi, India, in August 2017. The Tibetan spiritual leader will release an album of his teachings and mantras set over music in July. Photo: AP
The Dalai Lama speaks on “the art of happiness” at a public event in New Delhi, India, in August 2017. The Tibetan spiritual leader will release an album of his teachings and mantras set over music in July. Photo: AP
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