71 Photos - Oct 12, 2013
Photo: Opening Ceremony (Photos by Jamie)Photo: Preparing patternPhoto: Photo: Photo: I went on Thursday and they were this far along.Photo: Photo: It was amazing to watch them work.Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: A week of this must be back-breaking.Photo: Photo: Photo: The colors are fantastic.Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: There was a lecture on the symbolism of the Mandala.Photo: Photo: One of two rainbows on the way home.Photo: Back on Sunday for the dismantling of the Mandala.Photo: The monks were chanting when we came into the museum.Photo: Completed Mandala.Photo: Photo: Photo: A monk taking a photo of it with his iPad....tickled me!Photo: Photo: Photo: Beginning the closing ceremony.Photo: Photo: I love the headwear.Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: About 20-30 minutes of chanting.Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: The beginning of the destruction.Photo: Photo: Photo: Sweeping it all away...Photo: Photo: Even that is pretty.Photo: Photo: Photo: Packaging the sand to give to those present.Photo: Going to the river to dispose of the rest of the sand.Photo: Photo: You can see the Savannah River.Photo: More chanting and the sands are dispersed, to go throughout the world.Photo: Photo: