August 2016 Richmond VA Tibetan Monks tour

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August 2016 Richmond VA Tibetan Monks tour

Post by Fortyeightvows » Mon Aug 01, 2016 4:55 am

http://wtvr.com/2016/07/26/mystic-arts- ... st-museum/

August 10: Opening ceremony at noon. Chanting and laying out the mandala. Then creation of the mandala will happen until 6 p.m., with public mediation and chanting at 6 p.m.

August 11: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., making the sand mandala. Public meditation and chanting at 6 p.m. At 7 p.m. there will be a public lecture on meditation.

August 12: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., making the sand mandala. Public meditation and chanting at 6 p.m.

August 13: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., making the sand mandala. Public meditation and chanting at 6 p.m. At 2 p.m. there will be a public lecture on “Symbolism of the Mandala.”

August 14: 10 a.m.to noon, finishing the mandala. Closing ceremony begins at 1 p.m. There will be chanting and dissolution of the entire mandala. Small packets of the sand will be handed out to the audience (it is not guaranteed all attendees will get sand, but they we will do their best).

Then the remaining sand will be deposited into the James River at the docks by Rocketts Landing about 20-30 minutes after the museum closes. All the positive blessings of the event are sent out to the world in this ceremony.

The museum is located at 2000 E. Cary Street.

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