Wordless Wednesday: Prayers in the Sand Get link Facebook Twitter Pinterest Email Other Apps By SandyCarlson - September 26, 2007 Click here for more about the mandala. Dae Yen Sa International Buddhist Temple and Monastery Get link Facebook Twitter Pinterest Email Other Apps Comments jams o donnell12:17 PMWow that is amazing. Great photos. Happy WW!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAnonymous12:22 PMI've seen a few being made and destroyed. It is deeply spiritual.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyRaquel12:25 PMVery interesting!Happy WW!Mine is up at Photographic Memories.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAnonymous12:27 PMThis is beautiful. In Malaysia, the Indians usually decorate their houses with 'kolam' (rice powder) during Deepavali. Heehee.. (=ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAnonymous12:43 PMThat is so beautiful! Nice photos. My WW for this week is Blazing! Thanks for visiting.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAnonymous1:07 PMamazing pictures :)ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAnonymous1:10 PMwow, amazingly beautiful!!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyMaR1:39 PMFascinating! Thanks for sharing.Happy WW!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAndrea1:46 PMGreat shots! :)ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyKatya1:54 PMThis is very interesting, indeed. I love the bright colors!!!Happy WW!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAnonymous2:07 PMAmazing colours & creations :-)ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAnonymous2:23 PMBeautiful! I always enjoy visiting your blog Sandy! Happy WW .. :)ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyMommy Lutchi2:41 PMlove this one. I saw it on tv and really amazing on how they can do it so perfect. Thanks for the comment and have happy WW.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAnonymous3:00 PMthat's interesting!happy ww!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAnonymous3:49 PMApples. Walnuts. Now sand.Some pie dough and charcoal, and we could be in business!Great job!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyCynthia3:55 PMPatience the likes of which I fear I will never have! Great pics...ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAnonymous3:59 PMThat's lovely!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAnonymous4:15 PMInteresting.Happy WW!Mine is up too!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyShaz4:46 PMI'm with jams on this one, fabulous shot x xReplyDeleteRepliesReplyDigital Flower Pictures4:46 PMI have been to this blog twice today. Nice pictures and good story. Have you seen the guy that is doing the flower mandalas on the internet?It is quite amazing.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplySandee4:57 PMBeautiful. Absolutely beautiful. Have a great WW. :)ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAnonymous4:59 PMThat is so beautiful.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyShrijnana6:32 PMThanks for sharing this photo. I, too, have watched monks creating sand mandalas and it is quite an experience. It is hard to imagine how detailed they are. And the monks are mindful and focused, and look so happy while creating it.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAnonymous7:42 PMThis is powerful. I love this.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAnonymous8:05 PMGreat photos! Very interesting too!Mines up:)ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyLori8:20 PMWow...very cool:)ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAnonymous9:45 PMwow ... so amazing!happy WWReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAnonymous9:46 PMthat is so interesting! love the colors ... :)thanks for visiting!happy WWReplyDeleteRepliesReplyNatalie10:29 PMHow pretty!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyeastcoastlife10:43 PMThe Mandala is a beautiful piece of artwork. It takes days to complete and requires great patience. I've seen the Tibetan monks done it in Singapore.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyColin Campbell10:55 PMLovely. I watched this being done in Nepal when I lived there. Very nice. Have a nice day.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyCrunchy Domestic Goddess11:00 PMoh very cool! i just posted some mandala pictures several weeks ago myself. it was so amazing to watch the monk create it. such patience and skill.happy ww!amyReplyDeleteRepliesReplyPatois4211:42 PMWhat a fascinating collage of photos you've created.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplySreisaat12:47 AMGreat colors!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplychaoticfamily1:10 AMBeautiful!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyZAM2:00 AMMust have a great deal of patience to do all that. Awesome.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAnonymous3:16 AMThese things are just amazingly beautiful, and redefine "patience" in their creation. Lovely.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAnonymous3:26 AMvery interesting!happy ww!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyMrs Wibbs5:39 AMReally beautiful!Thanks for visiting :o)ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyWilson5:50 AMGreat Photos you got here... Love it!... Visit also mine in my two blogs... here...http://wilstop.info/2007/09/25/wordless-wednesday-3/http://boggos.blogspot.com/2007/09/wordless-wednesday_26.htmlHave a great Wordless Wednesday!...c",)ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyrainbow angeles6:13 AMNice! I love multicolours! :)Have a wonderful WW!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAnonymous6:36 AMSuch patience to do this, and such an outlook to destroy it when finished.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAnonymous7:26 AMHappy WW Sandy ... :)ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAnonymous8:36 AMVery cool. I like the spirituality of it. Happy WW.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyDiana9:11 AMAmazing...I can't imagine having that much patience!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAnonymous9:33 AMso colorful and full of patience..thanks for visiting me!happy WW!want to see the other side of A n E?visit here also http://jhoaniquing.lifesnippets.net/?p=120ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyGattina9:37 AMMy god what a work but it looks beautiful !ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyJennifer (mom of four)10:25 AMWow, that is a neat picture!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyRambler11:07 AMvery nice pics :)ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyKML11:07 AMWhat a beautiful work of art!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyDeb - Mom of 3 Girls11:23 AMWow, just incredible. Happy WW! :)ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyUnknown11:30 AMGreat WW photo! I saw this spiritual effort on reality show with couples racing around the world...My WW post this week inspired by President Bush comments at the United Nations yesterday.peace, VillagerReplyDeleteRepliesReplyPann11:40 AMWonderful that you posted this photo ... it is so beautiful and such an amazing art form. I haven't yet seen one in person but some day I hope to.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyUnknown12:10 PMOh my - that was a spiritual experience (just opening up your blog, listening to the music and seeing the post). Happy WW & thx for the visit!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAnonymous12:29 PMI had to click on your link to learn about them. It's a beautiful action to destroy it once it is completed. To me, it strikes me as a reminder that nothing lasts forever, nor should it. Great shots!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAnonymous2:18 PMOh, how very beautiful. Great picture.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAnonymous2:27 PMAmazing! Thanks for sharing this... I've seen it only through documentaries, never in person...ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyTalk..to..Grams4:11 PMVery beautiful!! Happy WW!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAnonymous5:31 PMBeautiful mandala art by Buddhist monks. Stop by my post for WW and see the monks protesting in Burma.Happy WW!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyTatiana Gamarra6:01 PMive seen they also make statues from butter; that melt with the sun....This and the sand mandala are suposed to represent; "lo efímero de lo material" (cant translate this)We are peruvian!xoxoCucarañasReplyDeleteRepliesReplyLavender6:58 PMAlways so intricate and beautiful - I admire the work they put into them. Makes a fabulous WW Sandy, thanks for sharing it, and for your thoughtful comment at my blog. Have a wonderful week!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAndree8:42 PMThank you SO much! I have heard about these and never seen them. Now I know how intricate and gorgeous they are!!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyla bellina mammina9:12 PMWow, that's interesting - and great pics!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAnonymous9:30 PMWorks for me.Best wishesReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAnonymous11:20 AMLovely picture and post Sandy,I saw similar being done when I lived in Mauritius as a youngster and it was fascinating to watch the mandalas being created :)ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAdd commentLoad more... Post a Comment Thanks for being here.