Tibetan monks create a sand mandala at UUCPA

A group of five Tibetan Buddhist monks created a sand mandala in the Fireside Room of the Unitarian Universalist Church of Palo Alto (UUCPA). The monks visited and worked on the mandala beginning Wednesday, January 12, and worked through Sunday, January 16. 2011. The monks, from of Drepung Loseling Phukhang Monastery in South India, were on a three-month tour of the west coast to construct sand mandalas. also known as sand paintings.

Below are photos taken at the end of the day indicated

Day Two, January 13
Sand Mandala day 1
Sand Mandala day 1

Day Three, January 14
Sand Mandala day 2
Sand Mandala day 2

Day Four, January 15
Sand Mandala day 3
Sand Mandala day 3
Sand Mandala day 3

Final Day, January 16
Last minute work to finish. Sand Mandala day 4
Sand Mandala day 4
It's not flat. Sand Mandala day 4
Sand Mandala day 4
Finished

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