Dechen

Biography

Dechen Shak-Dagsay is a Swiss-Tibetan singer and book author who grew up in Switzerland and shares the Buddhist wisdom of her homeland through her music. She’s the eldest daughter of The Ven. Dagsay Rinpoche, a Tibetan Lama, who gave her the transmissions of the precious Tibetan mantras that she performs for audiences all over the world. She received several times gold awards for her music. Dechen’s work stands for inner calm, love, compassion, reconciliation and peace. Her music found recognition not only with the public but by artists around the globe with whom she had the privilege to play with over the years. The albums Jewel and Day Tomorrow brought Dechen and her ensemble to play at Carnegie Hall NY. Thanks to the success of her music Dechen was able to found the Dewa Che charity organization which engages in social projects in Tibet.