Monday, 24 Sep 2018
Exhibit: Tibetan Monk Mandala Sand Painting
Channel: Student Union Board
All day @ Memorial Union Main Lounge"Mystical Arts of Tibet" sand painting.
Stone Mandalas Walk-in Craft
Channel: Student Activities Center
2:00 pm - 10:00 pm @ The Workspace at the Memorial UnionMandalas are created with geometric shapes and curvilinear lines, and often incorporate ancient spiritual symbols that are significant in Hinduism and Buddhism. Stop by The Workspace to make a painted stone mandala, and keep it as a talisman for yourself, or give it to someone as a small but special gift.
Great Plants for Iowa: Medium & Large Deciduous Shrubs
Channel: Reiman Gardens
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm @ Reiman GardensScreens and hedges are just the beginning. Deciduous shrubs are great additions to the Iowa garden since many have three-season interest.
The Symbolism of the Sand Mandala
Channel: Lectures Program
7:00 pm @ Sun Room, Memorial UnionMonks from the the Drepung Loseling Monastery will create a mandala sand painting in the lobby of the Memorial Union. The process consists of opening ceremony with chants, music and mantra recitation and ends with the dismantling of the mandala and dispersal of the sand.