Tibetan Monks Make Intricate Art Piece in Placerville, Attracting Hundreds

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

PLACERVILLE –

Tibetan Monks have been pouring their focus, energy, and two weeks of time into carefully arranging millions of specs of sand into a design.

The Gaden Shartse Monks have been practicing the ancient art form at the Cosmic Cafe during their annual trip to Placerville, one of their stops on their U.S. tour.

Hundreds of people come to see the intricate and colorful design, which is destroyed after completion to symbolize that nothing is permanent.

To read more about the monks visit to Placerville and how to attend their events, click here.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s