Stone Mandalas Walk-in Craft

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Date/Time:Wednesday, 26 Sep 2018 from 2:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Location:The Workspace at the Memorial Union
Contact:Letitia Kenemer
Channel:Student Engagement
Categories:Arts, performances Diversity Student activities
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Mandalas 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.

Information about how human trafficking affects all of us and how you can help will be available for those who are interested in learning more. Drop in but give yourself an hour.

This craft is held in conjunction with visiting Tibetan Monks from the Drepung Loseling Monastery who will be creating a large mandala sand painting September 24-28 at the MU. The dul-tson-kyil-khor (sand mandala) will be made over a four day period using millions of grains of carefully-placed sand. Once complete, the mandala is deconstructed - a metaphor of the impermanence of life. A schedule the opening and closing ceremonies, open viewing times, and the Symbolism of the Sand Mandala lecture are at, and sponsored by Student Union Board.

Drop in but give yourself 30 minutes. All ages are welcome if accompanied by an adult.

Monday-Friday, September 24-28 from 2-10pm