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Sand Mandala Ceremony at Bard

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Members of the campus community recently had the opportunity to reflect on a Buddhist sand mandala in the Reem-Kayden Center. The Venerable Lama Tenzin Yignen—a Tibetan Buddhist monk from the Dalai Lama’s home monastery, Namgyal, and visiting professor at Hobart and William Smith Colleges—created the mandala over the course of five days. The mandala was meticulously and artfully installed, then ritually undone in a lesson of impermanence.


Post Date: 04-10-2013