Saturday, February 28, 2009

2009 March Tibetan Buddhist Monks Visit UCONN Medical School

Tibetan Buddhist Monks Visit

UCONN Medical School in Farmington Connecticut!


Tibetan Buddhist monks are visiting UCONN Medical Center in Farmington and building a Medicine Buddha Mandala for Healing. Please pass along the invitation and the great news!

This is another wonderful chance to witness the traditional creation of a Sand Mandala, an ancient art form of Tibetan Buddhism. The monks are from the Drepung Gomang Monastery.

Schedule of events:

March 1

Opening Ceremony 2:00 PM

March 2-6

Viewing of the Mandala Creation 9:00-4:30 PM

March 6

Closing Ceremony 5:00 PM

Items from the Himalayan region such as shawls and richly embroidered pillowcases handcrafted in the monastery will be available for purchase.

Great thanks go out to the sponsor for bringing everyone such a wonderful event!

UCONN News Story and details of the visit.

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