Planting Seeds of Mindfulness is an animated movie based on a bestselling book by world renowned zen master Thich Nhat Hanh.
The story: Jasper, age 16, a vietnamese- african- american teenager and his family has just moved to a new neighbourhood to be closer to Jasper´s charming and wise zen master like grandfather. At his new school, Jasper is confronted with bullying, anger and stress. Jasper uses the pebble meditation practice that his grandfather taught him to transform his relationships at school and at home.
What does it have to do with Tina Turner? Well first it is a wonderful project, Thich Nath Hanh is a well respected Zen Master, who had a tremendous life and now lives in Plum village in the south of France were people from around the world gather to receive his teachings. And secondly, the songs of the album Children Beyond will be used as a soundtrack for the movie. Tina’s friends and collaborators on the Beyond albums, Regula Curti & Dechen Shak-Dagsay even added their voices to two characters from the movie!
We wish the movie and everybody involved in it the best of luck!
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In 2014, after Beyond and Children Beyond, the new Beyond album ‘Beyond, Love Within’ will see the light of the day! Tina Turner is once again a part of the project and will put her vocals on a few tracks. Until then, here is a brand new photo of Tina and the Beyond team in the studio in Zurich! Miss Turner looks fantastic don’t you think?
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“Spirituality comes from a place inside of you. I don’t know where it is, I wish I would. You have to use your imagination. You have to make a connection, to become one to one with the body and the mind.”
Tina Turner (2012)
Source: Beyond Facebook page
Children Beyond – the spiritual music project of Tina Turner, Regula Curti and Dechen Shak-Dagsay – has launched a new online campaign. They have joined Pledge Music in order to share their message with as many people as possible. On this website, you can make donations, and order limited products (such as a signed album or a trip to Zurich), to support the Beyond project. All the proceeds will go to the Beyond Foundation. By joining the Pledge campaign, you will be able to support the many charities focused on children and spirituality, and ensure the continuation of the Beyond project. Pledge is a great way for Children Beyond to reach as many people as possible: let’s make it a success!
We are happy to announce the winners of the Children Beyond contest. We have received almost a hundred participants: out of all these submissions we selected the following six winners.
Three winners of a Children Beyond T-shirt:
Margarita Companys: Mar del Plata, Argentina
Lasse Zimmer: Munich, Germany
Darrell Roper: Lilburn, GA, USA
Three winners of a Children Beyond CD, signed by Tina Turner, Regula Curti and Dechen Shak-Dagsay:
Mark Richardson: Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK
Gil Lallement: Toulouse, France
Stefan Visser: Makkum, The Netherlands
The winners have been contacted by us via e-mail, their prizes will be send to them by the Beyond team soon! Congratulations to the six winners and thank you to everybody for participating!
We are very happy to announce that we can give away THREE Children Beyond CD’s, signed by Tina Turner, Regula Curti and Dechen Shak-Dagsay, as well as THREE Children Beyond T-Shirts. These prizes are very kindly offered thanks to Maria Gstöhl of the Children Beyond team! Continue reading to learn how to participate in this contest. You can participate until March 9.
Continue reading Contest: win a signed Children Beyond CD or a T-Shirt! (Closed)
Tina Turner & Regula Curti gave an interview last December to Swiss magazine Bilanz. Click continue to read the whole interview!
Update: English translation is now added.
Website for the magazine: Bilanz.ch
Continue reading Tina Turner & Regula Curti – Bilanz Magazine interview – December 16, 2011