Losang Samten: Tibetan Sand Mandala
2:00pm to 7:00pm
Come and celebrate the 10th Anniversary of Losang Samten: Tibetan Sand Mandala with the Philadelphia Folklore Project!
Artist and Buddhist meditation teacher Losang Samten returns to PFP for his 10th annual residency, creating an image of the universe in colored sand over the course of a week.
Observe & Meet Losang: Sand mandala creation 2-7 PM Monday - Friday. Come and listen to Losang's process on his mandala-making and the stories and messages embedded in this art of Tibet, his homeland.
Dine: Special Folklore Project donors dinner with Losang Samten featuring food by a Tibetan chef. More info to follow.
Participate: in this public “mandala dismantling” ceremony at PFP, after which we’ll all go down to the river to return the sand to the water.
On Saturday, May 4, Losang will preside over a dismantling ceremony during which the mandala is swept into a vase, and then the sand is returned to nature.
April 29 – May 4: 2 PM - 7 PM daily
Saturday May 4: Dismantling - Time to be determined