Creating a sand mandala
October 26, 2009 | 5:26 p.m. CDTTibetan monks from Drepung Loseling Monastery are creating a mandala sand painting through Wednesday in MU’s Ellis Library. The mandala is meant to rededicate the earth and represent a deity. The design, a combination of geometric shapes and symbols, takes about three hours to create using a ruler, compass and white pencil.
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