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Fleeting beauty: the Tibetan sand mandala
By:Xinhua
update:June 06,2016


June 6, 2016 -- Tibetan Buddhist monks and assistants work on the sand mandala on May 12, 2016. (Xinhua/Purbu Zhaxi)
 
BEIJING, June 6, 2016 -- Remember that feeling of watching the tide lap at a sandcastle you'd made on the beach?
 

June 6, 2016 -- A Tibetan Buddhist monk meditates while the assistants making preparation before start working on the sand mandala on May 11, 2016. (Xinhua/Purbu Zhaxi)
 
Well, extend the creative side of that work to weeks or even months and you know how a Tibetan Buddhist monk might feel on completing a sand mandala.
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