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Sand Mandala & Silent Walk for Tibet

The Silent Walk will bring Santa Barbara residents and Tibetan friends in order to commemorate nearly 100 young TIbetans who have taken their lives by self-immolation.

When: Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Where: Unitarian Society, 1535 Santa Barbara St., Santa Barbara

Cost: Free

Age limit: All ages

Categories: Religion, Faith, Worship

Description:

An opening prayer ceremony will initiate the creation of a sacred sand mandala by Master, Losang Samten, and Tenzin Thokme, with keynote speaker Prof. José Ignacio Cabezón currently serving as Dalai Lama Professor of Tibetan Buddhism and Chair of the Religious Studies Department at the UCSB.

The Silent Walk will bring Santa Barbara residents and Tibetan friends from the Unitarian Society of Santa Barbara to the Faulkner Gallery in order to commemorate nearly 100 young TIbetans who have taken their lives by self-immolation in 2012 alone, as a most desperate form of protest in the face of cultural annihilation.

Phone: 805-364-4374

Event posted Jan. 14, 2013
Last updated Jan. 14, 2013

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