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Tibetan Monks Tour – Maitreya Sand Mandala Progress Viewing
April 22, 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until April 25, 2019
The Tibetan Buddhist monks of Gaden Shartse Monastic University will be on tour in Sedona from April 21st to the 28th.
The Tibetan monks will be creating the Maitreya Sand Mandala (the Buddha of Love) at Unity of Sedona, from April 21st to the 26th. Maitreya is a Bodhisattva who has appeared and will appear on Earth when needed. His name is derived from the Sanskrit word “maitri” meaning “Boundless Love and Kindness”. Visitors may come to Unity of Sedona to watch the Sand Mandala take shape, to learn more about Tibetan art, or to just sit and meditate.
Opening Ceremony to begin at Unity at 2:00 pm on Sunday, April 21st
Daily viewing the progress of the Sand Mandala, 9:00 am – 4:30 pm in the Unity sanctuary April 22nd-25th. They will be creating the Maitreya Sand Mandala (the Buddha of Love)
Closing Ceremony to begin at Unity at 11:00 am on Friday, April 26th
Disbursement of The Sand Ceremony at 12:30 pm at L’Auberge de Sedona April 26th
Fundraising event, “Lunch with Monks” is at 1:30 pm at L’Auberge April 26th, for reservation call 928-282-1661
(small token bags of sand will be distributed as gifts to the audience to take home at Unity and L’Auberge.)
Buddha of Purification Empowerment Healing at 1:00 pm at Unity April 28th
The Monks also offer personal healings (1/2 hour increments/Sg.don.$75), business and house blessings (Sg.don.$350).To schedule an appointment or have any other questions call 928-275-2621 or email at: email@example.com .
Proceeds of the events go towards the monks’ building improvements, medical and living expenses in exile. www.SacredArtsOfTibetTour.org
GoFundMe Fundraiser: Raising funds for Sand Mandala at Unity of Sedona visit: https://www.gofundme.com/raising-funds-for-sand-mandala-at-unity-of-sedona
For more information call Unity of Sedona, 65 Deer Trail Drive, 928-282-7181
L’Auberge de Sedona, 301 Little Lane, 928-282-1661