‘Chulbule eh chanchale meri manchari, chup lagera basa na eh ekchhin nachali‘ very calming song that no doubt will caress your soul. Ani Choying Dolma never fails in giving you goosebumps. Chulbule mann is song from her 2nd Nepali album smile which was published on 2005. song is about how restless your mind can be and how its nearly impossible to keep it down. Drolma recently released official video for this song on her official youtube channel and its delightful, video captures her souvenir around monastery with her other nun students. Song was written by Durga Lal Shrestha and music composed by Nhyoo Bajracharya.
Ani Choying is best known for her breakthrough single ‘Phulko aankha ma’. Even though she has a larger fan base internationally for her mesmerizing chants. Over the past 20 years, she has produced more than a dozen albums and performed in concerts all over the world.
Choying Drolma was born in Kathmandu, Nepal to Tibetan refugee parents in 1971. Her education and spiritual training were supervised by the renowned meditation master, Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche. She was well-trained in Buddhist meditation, chants, rituals and ceremonies performance, and was quickly advanced to the position of chanting master in the nunnery. Her singing talent was first discovered by the famous American guitarist Steve Tibbetts, during his visit to Nagi Gompa and eventually recorded much of the Tibetan music with Ani Choying on two albums cho and selwa. Her songs and original music has also appeared on various albums, including “Head Massage” by Soul Flip, BMG company and the “Buddha Bar” compilation by George V Company in France.
Ani generates revenue to support her activities through her musical endeavors. All of the money raised through Ani’s performances and CD sales go directly to the Nuns Welfare Foundation of Nepal. Her work focuses on protecting young people in the Asian nation. Her biography “Singing For Freedom“, first published in French in 2008, which describes her journey of transformation from a frightened child to a peaceful, singing nun, has been translated into 15 languages. In 2014, Drolma was made Nepal’s first UNICEF national ambassador.