Closing Ceremony and Hike


November 17, 2018
02:00 PM until 04:00 PM


Traditionally, most sand mandalas are deconstructed shortly after their completion as a metaphor of the impermanence of life. The sands are swept and placed in an urn to fulfill the function of healing, half is distributed to the audience at the closing ceremony, while the remainder is carried to a nearby body of water where it is deposited. Participants may join the monks as they hike to disperse the sand. 


Free Admission


University Hall, William Paterson University
Wayne , NJ

Additional Information



Contact name

Phillip Sprayberry

Contact email

We make every effort to ensure the accuracy of this information. However, you should always call ahead to confirm dates, times, location, and other information.

Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags