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Tibetan Buddhist monks to bless monument site

Posted: March 9, 2013 at 4:34 a.m.

Namgyan Sangpo, a Tibetan monk, works on a mandala at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville. Mandalas are intricate designs made of colored sand.

Namgyan Sangpo, a Tibetan monk, works on a mandala at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville. Mandalas are intricate designs made of colored sand.

Tibetan Buddhist monks from the Gyuto Tantric Monastery in India will participate in a groundbreaking ceremony today at the Land of Infinite Bliss Retreat Center in Madison County.

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Tibetan monks add grains of sand to a mandala, a form of sacred art depicting various deities within Buddhism. A group of mon... (Credit: Democrat-Gazette file photo)

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Religion, Pages 14 on 03/09/2013

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