Symbolism of Avalokiteshvara Mandala
|AntiquiTea-"Symbolism of Avalokiteshvara Mandala"THURSDAY, MARCH 29, 2018, 4 – 5PM EDT|
Prof. Lobsang Tenzin Negi will explain the complex symbolism captured in the intricate details of the mandala constructed especially for Tibet Week 2018 and how it relates to this year’s theme of compassion, healing, and transformation.
Enjoy afternoon tea and scones as Dr. Lobsang Tenzin Negi of Emory's Department of Religion and the Emory Tibet Partnership discusses the imagery and symbolism of the sand mandala of Avalokiteśvara. The sand mandala is being constructed by monks from the Drepung Loseling Monastery in Ackerman Hall, from 10 am-5 pm daily this week as part of Tibet Week.
This program is free and open to the Emory community and the public. It will be held in Ackerman Hall on Level Three of the Carlos.
AVALOKITESVARA IN THE GALLERIES
Visit the Asian Galleries on Level One of the Carlos to view a lovely black stone stela of Avalokiteśvara, the bodhisattva who embodies the quality of compassion, carved in India sometime during the 11-12th centuries.