Jun 9, 2017

Tibetan Monks

Wed. June 16-17-18
Category: General

First Unitarian Universalist Society of Marietta will be hosting The Mystical Arts of Tibet tour for the Mid Ohio Valley Multi Cultural Festival in Parkersburg (June 16, 17, 18, 2017).This tour brings 11 Tibetan Buddhist monks from Drepung Loseling Monastery in India to share their ancient Tibetan spiritual tradition and culture while promoting peace and healing on their world tours. www.mysticalartsoftibet.org They will arrive Tues. June 13, 2017 with a welcome reception @ FUUSM (~5pm). [All events are open to the public, and love donations are greatly appreciated.] Wed. June 14 @ Noon - Opening Ceremony. Begin drawing and construction of a sacred sand mandala in the FUUSM Sanctuary. (1- 6pm) Work on the Sacred Sand Mandala is open for viewing 10am t- 6pm daily. There will be a Puja (prayer service) Wed. evening 7:30pm in the Social Hall. co sponsored by Soul Connections Group. ($10 to $20 Love donations are suggested). Thurs. June 15 Sacred Sand Mandala viewing (10am - 6pm) (12 Noon - 5pm) Community Sand Painting Project –hands on activity open to all. Fri. June 16 Sacred Sand Mandala viewing (10am - 6pm) Sat.10am Public lecture on the Ancient Arts of Tibetan Healing in FUUSM Social Hall. Sat. June 17 Sacred Sand Mandala viewing (10am to 4pm) They’ll have a presence at the MOV Multi-Cultural Festival in Parkersburg starting Fri Setting up at the booth Fri. Festival Opening Ceremony starts Fri. June 17 at 6pm. Sat. 6/17 (5:15 to 5:45pm) They will perform Sacred Music, Sacred Dance on the Main Stage.They join us for the Sunday potluck picnic brunch @ Parkersburg City Park –Shelter #10 (10:30am)and the Interfaith Prayer Service @ Noon at the Festival Main Stage. They’ll finish Sunday at F.U.U.S.M. with a Closing Ceremony for the Mandala @ 3pm.which will conclude by distributing sand and taking the sand to the Muskingum River.Plan to be a part of this international and interfaith experience of peace and sharing.