Release date: Feb. 4, 2002
Contact: Elaine Justice, Associate Director: 404-727-0643 or
Tibet Week at Emory University
February 11-15, 2002
Monday, February 11
Opening Ceremony for Sand Mandala
Emory will be hosting Tibetan Monks from Drepung Loseling Monastery
in South India. The monks will construct a sand mandala in the Dobbs
University Center (DUC) to promote world peace and healing. The opening
ceremony in the DUC will be at noon, Monday, Feb.11. The monks will
be at the DUC each day from 10am-6pm until Friday, February 15th. Please
check the following schedule for exceptions to this schedule. The exhibition/demonstration
is free and open to the public.
Tuesday, February 12
Charles L. Raison, M.D., assistant professor, Department of Psychiatry
and Behavioral Sciences at Emory University School of Medicine, will
present a lecture titled, "Tummo, Toughening Up and Training of
Desire: Studies in Tibetan Meditation at Emory University," which
deals with Tibetan meditation and its effect on the body and brain.
7:00 p.m. White Hall, Room 205
Friday, February 15
Closing Ceremony for Sand Mandala
The closing ceremony will be in the DUC at noon. Visit the site before
noon to see the finished product before the sands are swept away to
symbolize the impermanence of life and then deposited in a local stream
to carry healing throughout the world.
ALL EVENTS ARE FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.
For more information please contact Martha Shockey 404-727-6280, email@example.com.
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