Tibetan Monks Create Colorful Mandalas Composed of Millions of Grains of Sand

Mandala sand painting called ‘Healing the earth’ is a  sacred art by the Tibetan Lamas of Drepung Loseling Monastery. Fascinating. From all the artistic traditions of Tantric Buddhism, that of painting with colored sand ranks as one of the most unique and exquisite. In Tibetan this art is called dul-tson-kyil-khor, which literally means “mandala of colored powders.” Millions of grains of sand are painstakingly laid into place on a flat platform […]