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Mystical Arts of Tibet: Mandala Sand Painting at Asia Society Texas Center

Saturday, August 12, 2017 | 10:00 am to 7:00 pm

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An event every 1 week(s) on Friday that begins at 2017-08-12 10:00 am and lasts 0 day(s) and 8 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 2017-08-12 6:00,
and An event every 1 week(s) on Saturday that begins at 2017-08-12 10:00 am and lasts 0 day(s) and 9 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 2017-08-12 7:00,
and An event every 1 week(s) on Sunday that begins at 2017-08-12 10:00 am and lasts 0 day(s) and 6 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 2017-08-12 4:00
Free
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Experience the mystical artistry when Tibetan Buddhist monks from Drepung Loseling Monastery construct a mandala sand painting and perform special ceremonies from August 10 to 13 at Asia Society Texas Center.

During this ritual, millions of grains of sand are painstakingly laid into place in order to purify and heal the environment and its inhabitants.

This event will include an opening ceremony on Thursday, August 10th, a community Mandala day and ticketed dance performance on Saturday, August 12, and a closing ceremony on Sunday, August 13.

Admission

These events are free to attend with exception to the Sacred Music Sacred Dance for World Healing performance on Saturday, August 12th. Click here for more information.

Venue

Asia Society Texas Center
1370 Southmore Blvd
Houston, TX 77004 United States
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Phone:
(713) 496-9901