Thursday, April 12, 2007

Tibetan Sand Mandala

Tibetan Sand Mandala, originally uploaded by juliecinci.

These five days, Xavier is hosting the Gomang Buddhist monks who are creating a sand mandala for viewing. You can see them in the midst of creating it via webcam here.

Here's a close-up where you can see the long thin tubes that they use to funnel the colored sand.
Detail: Sand Mandala


jo(e) said...

That's so cool.

Scrivener said...

These are beautiful pictures.

Ampersand said...

It is fascinating...such patience and skill.

carrie said...

Thank you for posting an up-close picture. We watched via webcam for a while today, but I was wanting get a closer look. The mandala is so beautiful. And I was wondering what the little "stick" things were. You couldn't tell from the webcam. Thanks again!

Ianqui said...

oh wow, very cool! lovely capture of the moment.

Dalissa 365 said...

Thanks for the close-ups. Like Carrie, I was hoping to get a closer, more detailed look after viewing them on the webcam and you provided that glimpse.

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