Mandalas are some of the most amazing pieces of art known to man. Tibetan monks will spends weeks to even months working on these sand pieces. Upon completion they are wiped away signifying the impermanence of life.
Tibetan sand mandalas are carefully, lovingly created by hand and then destroyed to show the impermanence of all things. I was fortunate to view a mandala being created in Whakatane, New Zealand by visiting Tibetan Monks.
Tibetan Monks Create Wildly Intricate Sand Painting In Meditative Masterpiece
Tibetan Monks Create Wildly Intricate Sand Painting, Before Washing It All Away Completely #sandart
Mandala (मण्डल) is a Sanskrit word that means “circle”. In Tibetan Mandala Sand Painting is called dul-tson-kyil-khor, which literally means “mandala of colored powders”. They are key part of anuttarayoga tantra meditation practices.
Tibetan Monks Painstakingly Create Incredible Mandalas Using Millions of Grains of Sand
wetheurban: “ ART: Tibetan Monks Use Millions of Grains of Sand to Create Breathtaking Murals As part of a tour put on by an organization called The Mystical Arts of Tibet, a group of Tibetan Buddhist.