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Sand Mandala Exhibit

Dates: April 4-8
Time: 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
George S. & Delores Dore Eccles Art Gallery
Salt Lake Community College, South City Campus
1575 South State Street, Salt Lake City, UT 84115

A sand mandala is a symbolic representation of Tibetan Buddhist philosophy, & a type of meditation monks use to develop wisdom. Constructed with millions of grains of colored sand, the mandala takes at least a week to construct.

This is a rare educational opportunity to learn more about this process & product of Tibetan Buddhist artistic, cultural, and religious expression as well as the use of visual tools & techniques in other cultures.

Schedule of Events:
All events are free and open to the public

Venerable Lamas Konchok Sonam Karushar, Nyima Gylan Tamang and George Ningpo will create a Sand Mandala on site.

Monday, April 4

  • 10 a.m.
    • Opening Initiation Ceremony

Tuesday, April 5

  • 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    • Exhibit open

Wednesday, April 6

  • 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    • Exhibit open

Thursday, April 7

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Friday, April 8

  • 9:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.
    • Exhibit open
  • 2:30 - 3 p.m.
    • Dissolution Ceremony 
      • at the Eccles Gallery
  • Continues at 4 p.m.
    • Dissolution Ceremony 
      • Three Creeks Confluence Park, 1300 S 900 W, Salt Lake City, UT 84104
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Last Updated: 3/28/22