The Tibetan Lamas of Drepung Loseling Monastery visited campus and created a sand Mandala. I got to photograph their work as part of my work at Nichols.
Opening ceremony prayers.
Layout of the mandala done first in chalk lines
Mandala in progress. It was fascinating to watch them work.
Detail shot of the mandala in progress.
The completed work.
Closing ceremony – the mandala is swept up and placed in a bag.
The sand is distributed in a nearby stream
More of my photos | Nichols College press release
Sometimes when you get stuck in traffic you find out about stuff like this – An invitation to an open house! Thank you, DPW & Parks.
Their open house will be on Saturday, September 11, 2010, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM, 20 East Worcester Street. There’s a handy sign up at the corner of Park Ave. an Salisbury Street to remind you or you could find out all you need to know on the City of Worcester website
Here are some of the fun things you can do at the open house
- Food & Refreshments (provided by the DPW & Parks Store)
- Over $2,000,000 of Equipment on Display
- Educational Displays
- Games & Activities
- Hay Rides