The Virginia Yerxa Community Read welcomes Tibetan Buddhist monks from the Gaden Shartse Monastery. Exiled in Southern India, several monks will visit Colusa, March 27-28, 2018. On Tuesday evening at 7:00, learn about the life of the visiting Tibetan Monks and the Gaden Shartse Monastery in South India. The presentation will be followed with a Questions & Answer session.
Wednesday, join the monks afterschool, from 3:00-4:30 and create miniature sand mandalas and practice the art of Tibetan calligraphy. All ages welcome. That evening at 7:00, a lecture on the topic of World Religions and World Peace will culminate their visit.
The monks are available for private blessing and healing rituals. Contact: (562)225-3072.
The Gaden Sharste Monastery was originally founded in Tibet in the mid 1400′s and remained as an institution of philosophical study prior to its destruction in 1959 when China invaded Tibet. Gaden Shartse Cultural was established in 2006 with the mission help preserve and share the ancient Tibetan traditions and culture.