Ancient Tibetan Sand Mandala and
Special Workshops with the
Sacred Arts Tour of Drepung Gomang
May 31 - June 4, 2017
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We are honored to present the Buddhist Monks of the Drepung Gomang Monastery as part of their Sacred  Arts Tour of the US.   We are very blessed to have the opportunity to observe the creation of a beautiful  Sand Mandala, from itís sacred  beginning to itís ceremonial end.  Hours for viewing the monks at work are scheduled each day, as well as special events and workshops.   We will have their beautiful handmade crafts for sale at the studio during the hours of mandala viewing and events.  The sale of these items as well as donations for the mandala creation and events go to funding the monastery in India.  It is truly an honor to host the monks and support the important  spiritual works which they dedicate their lives to.     
                                                       
Wednes., May 31 11:30-5:30pm Sand Mandala Creation
Thursday, June 1 12:30-5:00pm Sand Mandala Creation
 Friday, June 2 11:00-6:00pm Sand Mandala Creation
                                      5:00-6:00pm Stone Painting Workshop
                                      7:30-8:30pm Chanting and Prayers

Saturday, June 3 11:30am-5:00pm Sand Mandala Creation
                                    Noon - 12:30pm Labyrinth Walk for Peace
                                      2:00-4:00pm Mala Creation Wokshop
                                      4:30-6:00pm Dinner with the Monks

Sunday, June 4 1:00-2:30pm Mandala Dismantling

 *All scheduled yoga classes WILL be held during the monks visit!
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Mani Stone
Painting Workshop
Friday, June 2 / 5-7pm / $15
 
The Monks help you create images on flat stones and decorate them with sacred mantras and Buddhist symbols, including "om mani padme hum", a prayer asking for wisdom, compassion, and a good heart.
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Kids under age 12 must be accompanied by an adult.
 
 
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Labyrinth Peace Walk
  Sat., June 3 / Noon -12:30pm
                 Free event
 
Join the Monks for a walking meditation at Doylestown's own Labyrinth.  The Walk will be supported by prayers for world peace by the Monks.  This is a FREE event...all are welcome!
 
Labyrinth located on the corner of Pine Street and East Ashland.
 
 
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Mala Making Workshop
  Sat., June 3 / 2-4pm / $35
  *Mala Workshop + Dinner
with the Monks - $45
 
In this workshops we will create wrist
malas with the Monks...and then have your newly created mala blessed.
 
Kids under age 12 must be accompanied by an adult.
Space limited to 20 people.
 
 
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Dinner with the Monks
  Sat., June 3 / 4:30-6pm / $15
  *Mala Workshop + Dinner
with the Monks - $45
 
Watch the Monks create the traditional Tibetan dumpling dish, Thentuk..and then join them for a delicious dinner!
 
Space limited to 30 people, so you must pre-registet
 
 
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Special Workshops and Events
TO REGISTER FOR AN EVENT -  go to our Schedule page, choose the event you wish to attend from the calendar and click on the link, following the instructions.   Payment due prior to the start of the workshop.  Space will be limited, so sign up soon...and if you need to cancel for any reason, please let us know far ahead of time so someone can take you space.
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Sun Dog Yoga Studio  .  17 West State St  .  Doylestown, PA 18901  .  215.230.4031    sundogyogastudio@verizon.net            
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