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July 29, 2014 - August 3, 2014
All Day
Time Details:
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The American Theatre
125 E Mellen St
Hampton, VA 23661
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The Mystical Arts of Tibet

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

The Drepung Loseling Monastery monks return to The American Theatre for a week of reflection and inspiration. The monks will create a sand-painted mandala. Millions of grains of sand will be laid into place on a flat platform. The mandala will be deconstructed during the closing ceremony, half the sand will be distributed to the audience, while the remainder is carried to a nearby body of water.

Schedule of Events:

Opening Ceremony, Tuesday, July 29, 7:00 p.m.

Creation of Sand Mandala, Wednesday, July 30-Friday, Aug. 1, 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.

Meditation: A Tool for Conscious Living Lecture, Thursday, July 31 at 7 p.m.

Completion of Mandala: Saturday, Aug. 2, 2 p.m.-6 p.m. and Sunday, Aug. 3, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. 

Symbolism of the Sand Mandala Lecture: Sunday, Aug. 3, 12 p.m.

Closing Ceremony: Sunday, Aug. 3, 1 p.m.