Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

ARTISTS AT WORK.(Journal North)

Visiting monks from the Gyudmed Tantric Monastery in India are creating a Green Tara sand mandala at the Center for Contemporary Arts.

The mandala represents the impermanence of all things and is created one grain at a time in a time-honored ritual. The public is invited to view the mandala creation beginning with the monks' meditation at 10 a.m. every day through Sunday.

The creation of the sand mandala at the center, at 1050 Old Santa Fe Trail, will partially benefit exiled Tibetan refugee communities throughout India. …

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