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Sand Mandala Destruction Ceremony

Sand Artist Katie Jo Suddaby created a Sand Mandala in September to honor Rochester Suffragists here in Hacker Hall. Sand Mandalas have been created by Tibetan monks for thousands of years. The art teaches impermanence. When the sand painting is complete, it is brushed away and returned to nature. On Wednesday, October 4th, come back to participate in the Destruction Ceremony from 5-6.

About the Artist:

Katie Jo Suddaby holds a BA in Religion and Philosophy and a Master of Divinity from Colgate Rochester Crozier Divinity School. She is an ordained pastor through the American Baptist Churches, USA. Though mostly self-taught, she has received artistic training in Kathmandu and Pokhera, Nepal as well as from monks in Rochester, NY. She teaches sand painting classes and speaks nationally on the history and spirituality of Tibetan/ Nepali Mandala Art.
See and read more about Katie Jo at www.sandbykatiejo.com

This event is free and open to the public.

Wednesday, October 4, 2017
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Central - Harold Hacker Hall
Central Library
  All Ages  
  Department - Arts & Literature  

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