Friday, December 12, 2014

Buddhist Monks Visit Texas A&M on Cultural Tour

By Kylee Reid
Vanessa Peña — THE BATTALION. Tibetan monks craft a sand mandala in the MSC Reynolds Gallery.
TEXAS---MSC FLI is hosting Tibetan monks from Drepung Loseling Monastery this week in order to offer the campus a culturally enriching experience on Buddhism through lectures, art and cultural events. Alex Hager, business honors junior and Tales of Tibet director, said the monks tour the country to expose universities to Tibetan culture. The monks, who have been here since Monday, have been taking part in a series of educational seminars open to the public. Cultural events have include a sand mandala demonstration, cooking workshops and lectures about Buddhism. [link]