'The Sacred Art of Sand Mandala'Event Details: August 27 - August 29, Center for Global Citizenship
A team of Tibetan Buddhist monks will create a sand mandala at Saint Louis University from Wednesday, Aug. 27, to Friday, Aug. 29, in the Center for Global Citizenship. Parking is available in the large parking garage on the south side of Laclede Avenue.
- 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 27: Opening Ceremony. The monks will chant prayers and begin work on the mandala. Then they will work until 7 p.m.
- 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 28: The monks will continue work on the mandala at the Center for Global Citizenship. At 7:30 p.m., the monks will give a free talk to the public in the Loyola Room of Jesuit Hall.
- 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 29: The monks will continue work on the mandala until the closing ceremony at 4 p.m.
This special event is free and open to the public.