Buddhist monks from Drepung Gomang Monastery in India chant and pray before beginning  the 4th day of construct on an intricate Medicine Buddha sand mandala at Unity Temple in Kansas City, Mo. on Aug. 15, 2013. RNS photo by Sally Morrow

Buddhist monks from Drepung Gomang Monastery in India chant and pray before beginning the 4th day of construct on an intricate Medicine Buddha sand mandala at Unity Temple in Kansas City, Mo. on Aug. 15, 2013. RNS photo by Sally Morrow