Making Sand Paintings (11 pics)

Posted in PICTURES       14 Jan 2011       7964       11

In the Tibetan Gaden Shartse Monastery that is located in India, four of the seven Tibetan Monks make traditional sand paintings at the Cozmic Cafe in Placerville that are known as a sand mandala. The Monks raise money to educate local about the Tibetan and Buddhist cultures and for their monastery. The sand paintings are very beautiful and look like they are very tedious to make.

 



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olla 9 year s ago
There's a sped-up video of tibetan monks making a sand mandala somewhere on Izi.

It's really incredible, but I can't help but feel a touch of pity when they destroy it.
       
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2Cool4Ice 9 year s ago
its a waste of time .
       
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Jayzen Freeze 9 year s ago
Do not sneeze
       
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disturbed 9 year s ago
I initially read "Making SAD paintings" :(
       
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Mr. Ree 9 year s ago
For fun, one of the visitors should flip a coin into their painting. Then you'd see how much 'godly patience' those monks actually have.
       
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jj;afd 9 year s ago
they destroy it afterwards?
       
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vulpes 9 year s ago
respect
       
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Pvpriest 9 year s ago
lets just blow up a balloon and see their patience.
i can see them running behind me and their backs still bended.
       
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olla 9 year s ago
jj;afd, yes they do. Google "Buddhist Monks Create Insane Sand Mandala Sculpture" - sorry I can't embed links. And 2Cool4Ice, is art of waste of time? Is music? Is Izismile? *sigh* so judgemental.
       
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;) 9 year s ago
that's insane.
       
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KungFu Grip 9 year s ago
lmao sand painting
       
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