Alumni Events Around the World

In Search of Mandalas in the Himalayas

Special Event / United States
January 28, 2017
DNKL Tibetan Buddhist Center
30 Putnam Park Road | Redding, CT

Eva Lee is a visual artist and experimental filmmaker. She will present her Fulbright Research on 10th to 12th century Buddhist mandalas conducted in ancient Tibetan monasteries of Spiti, Lahaul, and Ladakh. Her talk will include showing photos of the astonishing mandalas discovered on her Himalayan journey, along with a video of the beautiful and rare interior of Tabo Monastery’s main temple, the famed Tsug Lhakhang. Also shown will be examples of contemporary mandalas, with discussion on their aesthetic structure, sacred purpose, and relevance for today.

Grantee: Eva Lee