Like the grains of sand

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“When the mandala has been completed, the monks perform a dismantling ritual where the painting is swept away in a particular order and dispersed into the ocean as a symbol of the impermanence of life and a demonstration of non-attachment to material objects. Fortunately, some of the mandalas have been photographically captured in order to view the ancestral masterpieces in their completed form.”

–excerpt from article on timewheel.net. For full article click here.

 

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