Tuesday, 20 July 2010

Drepung Loseling Monks return to Dublin this week.

The Monks from Drepung Loseling are due in Dublin for the Festival of World Cultures in Dun Laoghaire. They will be chanting during the festival during the weekend, but as their arrival has been delayed, the planned Sand Mandala of Chenrezig for the Park in Dunlaoghaire

Photo : The monks in Dublin on their first visit to the West, 1986

has been moved to a different venue and will now happen next week, Monday to Wednesday, 11am-8pm & Thursday 11am - 4pm from 26th-29th July and take place in no. 11 North Great Georges St. Dublin 1.Led by Lama Nyendak Tulku, the Mandala of Chenrizig will be created in coloured sand. Chenrezig symbolises the universal world of compassion. The Mandala will be created starting on Monday 26th July and on display in 11 North Great Georges Street until 4pm on Thurday 29th, when the monks will release the sand as part of the Buddhist ritual, symbolising that nothing in this world is permanent.

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