Vajra dance is a movement- and mantra-based meditation founded by Chögyal Namkhai Norbu at Tsegyalgar, a Buddhist community in Conway. Tsegyalgar's semiweekly Vajra dance practices cultivate a community based on the shared experience of personal discovery through meditation.
This film was originally published online for Pioneer Valley Soundscapes, a course at Amherst College that documents communities and sounds in the Pioneer Valley: http://goo.gl/Md4QA
A three minute excerpt of the film may be found here: http://goo.gl/OBO4zS
For more work by Taylor Haney, go here: http://goo.gl/y4pRqD
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