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Music for Peace Ceremony at the Great Stupa

Christine Stevens

August 24, 2019

  • $30.00 – Program Price - Includes Dinner

We will offer a special Musical Peace Ceremony at the Great Stupa of Dharmakaya at 7pm on Saturday, following dinner.  This ceremony includes a preparation gathering, community drum processional, encircling the Stupa and honoring the 4 directions, and musical offerings from around the world as prayers for universal harmony. Dinner included.  We will join in a processional that carries the heartbeat of human kindness into and around the Stupa, offering rhythms and songs for world peace.

Assisted by Jon Crowder, Founder of Peak Rhythms. Dinner is included.

Ceremony Schedule

6:30pm – Dinner
7pm – Processional & music for peace (Meet at the front steps of the Sacred Studies Hall)
7:30pm (estimated time) – Drum, chant, and meditate for peace in this interactive experience of sacred world rhythms and healing chants.



 Join us for a weekend retreat!

Please click HERE for more information about the full retreat.  This program is included in the retreat.


Chant for the Great Stupa
Please enjoy this Chant for the Great Stupa by Christine Stevens. She was inspired to create a song to The Stupa as an offering and blessing. It was recorded live in The Stupa!


Christine Stevens

Christine Stevens, MA, MSW, MT-BC is author of Music Medicine, The Healing Drum Kit and The Art and Heart of Drum Circles. The founder of UpBeat Drum Circles, she has appeared on NBC, PBS, KTLA, and the DVD Discover the Gift. A world percussion artist for Remo, the world’s largest drum company, she has trained drum circle facilitators from more than 25 countries. Christine has worked with survivors of Hurricane Katrina, students at Ground Zero and led the first drum circle training in the war-zone of Iraq. www.ubdrumcircles.com  

Program Details

Dinner included in Ceremony price. Dinner begins at 6:30pm. Please arrive early to check in.