Blue Lion Album – Buddhist Songs For Every Child!
The Blue Lion album and songbook is an international collaboration of acclaimed artists, and seminal contribution to the annals of children’s music.
Harnessing the profound truths of ancient wisdom, these memorable songs offer entertainment, life-hacks and musical education to our precious kids.
With stunning contributions from renowned vocalists such as Sally Ann Triplett (2 times UK Eurovision winner) and Gary Dyson (Azukx, Manfred Mann) plus production by young dance track producer Jampal, this album breaks open a new genre of music for kids with deep underpinnings in Eastern spiritual tradition through rich offerings from various styles of music
Thanks very much to Alicja Zmigrodzka for the beautiful cover art
In this entertaining video, Buddhist teacher, author and filmmaker Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche explains why it is good for children in this day and age to encounter the precious teachings of 8th century poet and sage Shantideva.
Following up on Rinpoche’s suggestion, a group of artists and authors have created a modern children’s book named Little Hero, which delivers Shantideva’s timeless messages in catchy, child-friendly verse along with colourful and entrancing illustrations. Thanks to a generous grant from Khyentse Foundation, this delightful volume is available in; English, Spanish, French, Polish, German, Italian and Russian!
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Having watched the writing and production of this album evolve from scratch I personally cant wait to download the final release. The songs are steeped in a deep and simple wisdom that makes your heart sing along to the songs also. Will be great for kids to listen to as they are all super catchy and will be sure to help embed resilience and kindness into their little growing hearts and minds so they can grow up to become stable wisdom warriors and a support for others in this uncertain future climate.
What an amazing songbook!!! Very beautiful, can’t thank you enough for such an inspiring gift to us all.
Essential concepts for children (and everyone actually). Conveys deep messages in a way that is easy to understand, accessible and attractive for our precious wee ones – very skillfully done, and so naturally too 🙂 What a talent you have, Simon.
The illustrations are also amazing, dreamlike and engaging and complement the text perfectly. Thanks you Alicja!
I have been lucky enough to listen to some of the accompanying music and heard a powerful mix of funky, upbeat tunes and hauntingly beautiful contemplative melodies.
Recommend 100%. We all need this.
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