The Blue Lion Album
Buddhist Songs for Every Child
Check out the video introduction to hear a sneak peek and lots more!
Blue Lion Album – scheduled release March 8, 2021. To keep informed on progress, please join our mailing list!
The Blue Lion Preschool is a contemplative preschool in Singapore guided by Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse Rinpoche and sister organisation to the Middle Way School, which is located in upstate New York, USA. The Blue Lion music album is a collection of songs which were written as an integral component of the unique curriculum, production costs were subsidised with a generous grant from the Khyentse Foundation.
The roots of these musical creations burrow deep into ancient Buddhist wisdom and each fulfil a particular niche in the educational platform of the preschool, illuminating universal truths which are common to children throughout the world, especially in these uncertain times.
Thanks very much to Alicja Zmigrodzka for the beautiful cover art.
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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