Sunday, October 9, 2005

Monks from the Drepung Gomang Monastery are in Nashua this week



Introduction to Buddhism w/ Khensur Rinpoche Tsultrim Phunstok

Originally uploaded by marcn.



Griffin and I just returned from this talk.

Here is the rest of the schedule of events from the handout:

Wednesday, Oct 12
9am Opening Ceremony of the Sand Mandala Construction
10am-3pm -- Sand Mandala Construction
9am-9pm -- Open Public Viewing of Mandala, Memorial Art Studio, Rivier College
7-9pm -- "History of the Drepung Gomang Monastery of Tibet" Slide Show Presentation, Unitarian Universalist Church, 58 Lowell St, Nashua
Suggested Donation: $15/person, $10/students and seniors, Sale of Handmade Tibetan Crafts

Thursday, Oct 13th
9am-3pm -- Sand Mandala Construction
9am-9pm -- Open Public Viewing of Mandala
4-6pm -- "History of the Drepung Gomang Monastery of Tibet" Slide Show Presentation, Dion Center, Reception Room, Rivier College

Friday, Oct 14th
9am-3pm -- Sand Mandala Construction
9am-9pm -- Open Public Viewing of Mandala

Saturday, Oct 15
9-1pm -- Completion of the Sand Mandala
1-2pm -- Dismantling Ceremony, Memorial Art Studio, Rivier College
2-3pm -- Disbursing of sand into local body of water

Sunday, Oct 16
10:15-11:45 -- Interfaith Service, UU Church
Peterborough, NH

2-3pm -- Overtone Chant, Dion Center, River College. Donation Suggested.
3-4pm -- Sald of Handmade Tibetan Crafts

7-9pm -- World Peace and Healing Puja, UU Church, Nashua. Suggested Donation.



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I'll be stopping by at lunchtimes to watch the progress. Expect some photos on flickr. My photos from their last visit in November 2003 are here: Sand Mandala of the visiting monks of Drepung Gomang Monastery

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