Tibetan Buddhist Monks – Mandala Sand Painting

Presented by Michigan Festival of Sacred Music at Kalamazoo Valley Museum, Kalamazoo MI

Nov 06 - 10
Tibetan Buddhist Monks – Mandala Sand Painting

Tibetan Buddhist monks from Drepung Loseling Monastery will construct a mandala sand painting at the Kalamazoo Valley Museum from November 6–10, 2019.

The construction will begin with an opening ceremony of chanting and music on Wednesday, November 6 at 12:00 PM. Over the next five days, the monks will pour millions of grains of sand into place, resulting in a mandala approximately 4’ x 4’ in size. The public is welcome to observe the process during the Museum’s regular hours of operation (9:00 AM – 5:00 PM).

A lecture about the meaning of the mandala will take place on Sunday, November 10 at 1:30 PM. A closing ceremony will follow at

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ADMISSION INFO

Free Admission

Contact: 269-382-2910

Email: director@mfsm.us

INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

  • Nov 6, 2019 at 12:00 pm (Wed)
  • Nov 7, 2019 at 09:00 am - 05:00 pm (Thu)
  • Nov 8, 2019 at 09:00 am - 05:00 pm (Fri)
  • Nov 9, 2019 at 09:00 am - 05:00 pm (Sat)
  • Nov 10, 2019 at 01:00 pm (Sun)
* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

Kalamazoo Valley Museum

230 North Rose Street, Kalamazoo, MI 49003

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