Sacred Geometry: Tibetan Week at Emory University

Really interesting practice and wonderful photos from my friend Dave Garber!

Garber Geektography

A funny thing happened on the way to a field trip. On Monday, I took my class on “Creation Theology, Spirituality, and the Arts” to the Michael C. Carlos Museum to see the various exhibits on creation motifs from Native American, African, African American, and ancient Near Eastern traditions. Little did I know that we would be going on the opening day of Tibet Week at Emory University. Much to my pleasant surprise, the opening ceremony of the Mandala Sand Painting was taking place after the end of our tour. While most of my students needed to return to our campus for other classes, I took the opportunity to stick around, observe, and photograph the event.

The presentation began with words of introduction followed by some chanting by the monks of Drepung Loseling Monastery, Inc. Following the chanting, the monks proceeded to lay out the line drawing for the Mandala Sand Painting. The monks are…

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Will the Real Blog please stand up?

Ok so here’s the deal, I signed up on wordpress.com a long time ago to create my blog.  I also signed up with Zenfolio to use as my photography site to host and sell my photography.  So, instead of creating this blog from scratch I ended up using the Blog function on Zenfolio.

So, if you’re looking for the Lauri Novak Photography Blog – click or go here:  http://www.laurinovakphotography.com/blog

If you need to contact me you can do all of that over on my website Lauri Novak Photography

Until I decide what I’m going to do with this space and that space – consider this a slight detour on the way to my actual site and page!

Thank you for stopping by!

Lauri