sand painting

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a painting done by Amerindians (especially Navaho)

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TIBETAN Buddhist monks spent a week at World Museum Liverpool creating an intricate sand painting - and then set about destroying it.
One shows a Navajo healer kneeling on the floor of a hogan, executing a ceremonial sand painting.
The construction of a sand painting begins with the monks tracing the mandala to a degree of detail and specificity that is surprising to many who view the construction.
As part of a unit on Native American art studies, students researched Navajo sand painting.
Let your sand painting dry completely and then spray it with a fixative.
We were all profoundly affected by the holy man who would create a sand painting on the floor each day before our eyes.
For days, the Dalai Lama and more than two dozen Buddhist monks have purified the grounds of the Tibetan Cultural Centre, meticulously crafting a brilliant sand painting called a mandala.
At the same time, the company has launched Sand Painting, a collection of borders with coordinating fabrics that have a decidedly Southwest design flavor.
The unmistakable pattern of Rabbit Tracks is usually included whenever the night sky is symbolized in a sand painting.
The University of Redlands will welcome a group of Tibetan Buddhist monks from Drepung Loseling Monastery to campus from April 4-8, when they will be constructing a mandala sand painting.
She said QatArt's new members are offering an interesting spread of products like wood carvings and wood-cut toys, sand painting, and 'paracord' (parachute cord) accessories, among many others.
While here, they will demonstrate the sacred art of sand painting by creating a mandala on a table in Conant Library at the college.
Popular in South India, especially Tamil Nadu, kolam is a kind of sand painting, which is drawn using rice powder and is said to bring prosperity to homes.
Displayed on a monitor next to a documentary of a Navajo sand painting ritual are the famous films of Pollock's painting process, inspired by sand painting.