Oct
9
Tue
Tea and Conversation with the Monks: Tibet Today: A History of a Diaspora
Tue Oct 09 2018 7:00 pm — 8:00 pm
Tea and Conversation with the Monks: Tibet Today: A History of a Diaspora @ Crow Collection of Asian Art

Grab a cup of tea and enjoy a talk with the monks about the history of Tibet over the last century.

This lecture will include the invasion by Communist China in the 1950s, the efforts of the refugees in exile to preserve their civilization, and the situation in modern-day Tibet.

Oct
11
Thu
Tea and Conversation with the Monks: The Symbolism of the Sand Mandala
Thu Oct 11 2018 12:00 pm — 1:00 pm
Tea and Conversation with the Monks: The Symbolism of the Sand Mandala @ Crow Collection of Asian Art

A mandala is a sacred cosmogram filled with geometric shapes and ancient spiritual symbols that is used as a focus for contemplation. Join in a conversation with the Tibetan Buddhist Monks from Drepung Loseling Monastery around the iconography found in these sacred representations of religious texts.