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Lama Tenzin's sand mandala

happylucky no.1 will host Lama Tenzin from Friday 13th to Sunday 15th. 
He will be making the sand mandala of compassion.
Lama Tenzin also will be giving a talk on the creation of mandalas on Friday 11.13. at 7PM.

The making can be watched from Friday to Sunday between 9AM and 5PM.
The dismantling ceremony happens on Sunday 5PM.

Exiled from Tibet as a young boy, Lama Tenzin became a monk in his new home, India, when he was just eleven years old. In the monastery he learned the art of the sand mandala, which is also a form of meditation. In 1988, the Dalai Lama permitted Tibetan monks to publically make sand mandalas and from then on, monks have made mandalas to develop the transcendent human values of  love and compassion in people’s hearts.

Sand painting is an ancient Tibetan art form. The sand mandala is constructed as a vehicle to generate compassion, realize the impermanence of reality, and a social/cosmic healing of the environment. A sand mandala is ritualistically dismantled once it has been completed and its accompanying ceremonies and viewing are finished to symbolize the Buddhist doctrinal belief in the transitory nature of material life.