Emory set to celebrate Tibet Week March 26-31

March 21, 2012

Contact

Beverly Clark
404-712-8780
beverly.clark@emory.edu

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Tibet Week events began March 26 with a public ground-laying of the Living Mandala and a blessing ceremony. Emory Photo/Video.

WHAT 

Emory University’s 12th annual Tibet Week, providing opportunities for the Emory and Atlanta communities to experience Tibetan Buddhist culture

WHEN

March 26-31

WHERE

Unless otherwise noted, all events take place at the Michael C. Carlos Museum on campus, 571 S. Kilgo Circle.

COST

Free and open to the public

HIGHLIGHTS

Living Mandala planting: 

  • public ground-laying of the Living Mandala and a blessing ceremony, featuring monks from Drepung Loseling Monastery, at noon in Pitts Garden outside Cannon Chapel, 515 Kilgo Circle, Emory. 
  • public plantings for the Living Mandala take place Tuesday, March 27, noon to 2 p.m., and Wednesday, March 28, noon to 3 p.m. in the garden. 
  • A consecration ceremony is set for 6 p.m., Thursday, March 29 with the Drepung Loseling monks.

Talks and panel discussions on Buddhism’s relationship to science, medicine, life and death are also planned each evening of Tibet Week. 

Read the related story "Living Mandala at center of Tibet Week."