Bard Events Calendar

Religion Program, Asian Studies Program, and Warren Mills Hutcheson Memorial Fund Present

Friday, April 21, 2017
Impermanence: Sand Mandala
RKC Lobby
10:00 am
Closing Ceremony and Procession to waterfall:
Friday, April 21 at 10:00 a.m.
The Venerable Lama Tenzin Yignen, Tibetan Buddhist monk from the Dalai Lama's home monastery Namgyal and Professor at Hobart and William Smith Colleges, will install a sand mandala, a "cosmic diagram that represents the dwelling place or "celestial mansion" of the Buddha of Compassion, over the course of five days. Just when it is complete, the mandala will be ritually cut, swept together, and taken in procession down to the river in this performed lesson on impermanence.

For more information, call 845-758-7364, or e-mail

Time: 10:00 am

Location: RKC Lobby