Losang Samten: Tibetan Sand Mandala

Losang Samten: Tibetan Sand Mandala

April 29, 2019 to May 04, 2019
2:00pm to 7:00pm
735 S 50th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19143

Come and celebrate the 10th Anniversary of Losang Samten: Tibetan Sand Mandala with the Philadelphia Folklore Project! 

Artist and Buddhist meditation teacher Losang Samten returns to PFP for his 10th annual residency, creating an image of the universe in colored sand over the course of a week. 

Observe & Meet Losang: Sand mandala creation 2-7 PM Monday - Friday. Come and listen to Losang's process on his mandala-making and the stories and messages embedded in this art of Tibet, his homeland.
Dine: Special Folklore Project donors dinner with Losang Samten featuring food by a Tibetan chef. More info to follow. 
Participate: in this public “mandala dismantling” ceremony at PFP, after which we’ll all go down to the river to return the sand to the water.  

On Saturday, May 4, Losang will preside over a dismantling ceremony during which the mandala is swept into a vase, and then the sand is returned to nature. 

Artist-in-Residence
April 29 – May 4: 2 PM - 7 PM daily

Saturday May 4: Dismantling - Time to be determined