The monks of the Drepung Gomang Monastery will visit LVC to create a Sand Mandala. Join us in Synodinos Commons to watch the week-long creation of The Mandala of World Peace, watch a Tibetan cultural presentation, and learn the Buddhist concept of impermanence at the Dissolution Ceremony, when monks will dismantle their meticulous work of art a week in the making.

The schedule for the week is below:

Tuesday, November 19

2pm - Mandala Opening Ceremony - Synodinos Commons
3pm  - Dharma Talk “The Meaning of Mandalas” - Bishop Library Atrium
3-6pm - Mandala Construction - Synodinos Commons

Wednesday, November 20

11am-5pm - Mandala Construction - Synodinos Commons
4:30pm - Dharma Talk by Rinpocher on Mindfulness - Fellowship Lounge in Miller Chapel
7-8pm - Presentation, “The Culture of Tibet” - Zimmerman Hall

Thursday, November 21

10am-5pm - Mandala Construction - Synodinos Commons

Friday, November 22

9am-12 pm - Mandala Construction - Synodinos Commons
2-3pm - Mandala Dissolution Ceremony - Synodinos Commons
3pm - Procession to Quittie & Dispersal of Sand - Synodinos Commons and beyond