Wildmind Meditation News
Aug 03, 2012
Tibetan monks at Musikfest to make mandalas, meditate and chant for world peace
Monks at Musikfest [Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania] will set the tone for a peaceful yet energetic festival this year.
The Tibetan monks of the Drepung Loseling Monastery will perform for several days, starting with a mandala sand painting ceremony noon Thursday at Handwerkplatz and ending with the closing ceremony 6:30 p.m. Aug. 6 when the monks will hand out half of the sacred sand to audience members and then pour the other half into a nearby body of water to spread its healing properties throughout the world.
The monks will make a mandala design out of millions of grains of colored sand during the mandala sand …