Avalokiteshvara Sand Mandala



The Avalokiteshavara Sand Mandala was created with the intention to generate world peace and compassion.  Using ancient techniques and profound devotion, the monks create intricate sand portraits of the celestial mansions of enlightened beings. It is believed that simply seeing one of these sacred mandalas leaves a powerful positive karmic imprint on our mind streams. 






Read about the Tsawa monks' visit in the August 24, 2011 Inland Valley article.