Mystical Arts of Tibet Mandala From: 02-27-2007 To: 03-03-2007
Description: An exquisite creation of a Mandala by the Tibetan Lamas
from Drepung Loseling Monastary. Join us as the Lamas create this
wonderful work of art with millions of grains of colored sand. Come
view the work in progress throughout the week. It's a wonderful
opportunity to explore this vastly different culture. This event is
the Tibetan Lamas' gift to the City of Slidell, in conjunction with
the Mystical Arts of Tibet Sacred Music Sacred Dance. Brought to you
by the City of Slidell's Department of Cultural & Public Affairs, the
City of Slidell's Commission on the Arts and the 2006-2007 Cultural
Season sponsors. This event is supported in part by funds from the
Louisiana State Arts Council and the Louisiana Division of the Arts as
administered by the St. Tammany Arts Commission/Department of Cultural
and Governmental Affairs, St. Tammany Parish.
Admission to view the creating of the mandala is free.
Viewing hours Tuesday, Feb. 27, 3:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, Feb.
28, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., Thursday, March 1, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., Friday, March
2, 1 - 3 p.m., and Saturday, March 3, 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. Tickets to the
exquisite closing ceremony, to be held Saturday, March 3 at 1 p.m. are
available for $20 for VIP Reserved Seating or $10 General Admission.
The ceremony will end with a procession to Heritage Park, where the
sands from the mandala will be poured into the bayou to "release their
healing energies to the rest of the world." For more information, call
Address: Slidell Municipal Auditorium
Phone: (985) 646 4375
Category: Arts & Culture
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