Tibetan monks bring their unique culture to Salisbury's Medieval Hall with two days of sand mandala making, workshops and masked dance.
Tuesday 4th July:
10.30am-1.30pm. See the start of the Peace Mandala and watch it grow throughout the morning. Drop in ticket Free of Charge
2.30pm-4pm: Take part in art workshops and try your hand at mandala making, dukar wheel making, prayer flag printing, butter sculpture and learn how to write your name in Tibetan script.
Wednesday 5th July:
10.30am-1.30pm See the monks working on the Peace Mandala throughout the morning. Drop in ticket Free of Charge
2.30pm-4pm: A session introducing the background to the monastery and the costume of the majestic Cham dance, to discover the intricacies of Tibetan dialectical debate and learn some of the mudras in a tantric prayer. The ritual destruction of the Sand Mandala will take place as part of this event.
7.30-9.30pm: A performance of the masked dances and sacred chant of Tashi Lhunpo Monastery in The Power of Compassion - Masked Dance and Sacred Music - an opportunity to experience Tibetan monastic culture from one of the major Tibetan Buddhist Monasteries of Tibet by monks from their exiled home in South India.
Please be aware that wheelchair access is limited.
For more information,please call 07595 228516.