Behind the Scenes (The Arcanum)

Congratulations to my fellow KHUTT COA (That’s Karen Hutton Cohort of Awesomeness) member Bob Young for becoming the first Apprentice/Protege to graduate the Path and becoming a master!!

Interested in learning more about the Arcanum? http://www.thearcanum.com/

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Sacred Detail: The Completion and Dismantling of the Sand Mandala

The final piece in Dave Garber’s story and images about Sand Mandalas. Just gorgeous work!!

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After discovering the Tibetan practice of the Sand Mandala through the Emory-Tibet partnership last Monday, I visited the display daily, with the exception of Tuesday, to view the progress. You can read about my experience of the opening ceremony and line drawing here and my experience of viewing the construction of the initial stages of the mandala here.

Geshe Lobdang Tenzin Negi is a senior lecturer and the director of the Emory-Tibet Partnership. Here he is explaining the symbolism of the mandala.Geshe Lobdang Tenzin Negi is a senior lecturer and the director of the Emory-Tibet Partnership. Here he is explaining the symbolism of the mandala.

I choose the word “construction” intentionally, as I learned throughout my experience that the monks envision the mandala in three dimensions. It is a model of the cosmos and resembles the structure of a temple or shrine. At the heart of this particular mandala is the Buddha of Compassion, Arya Avalokiteshvara. According to the lecturer at the closing ceremony, Geshe Lobsang Tenzin Negi, the devotees contemplate…

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Art Fairs & Metal Prints

Here’s the link to my “Real” Blog – new post!

Ah March (never mind the bits of remaining snow on the ground), where our thoughts turn to…. Art Fairs.  Well mine do anyway as I begin to prepare for my 2nd season of participating.  Last year I did my very first Art Fair.  This year, so far, I’ve been accepted to 2 art fairs and am in the process of applying for 3 or 4 more.  I will keep you posted and as they come up will be sure to get you the details so if you’re in the area you can come visit me!

Read more here:  Art Fairs & Metal Prints

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