The Medicine Buddha sand mandala is constructed for mental (inner) and physical health. This drawing shows the design for the sand mandala. Buddhist monks from Drepung Gomang Monastery in India construct the mandala at Unity Temple in Kansas City, Mo. on Aug. 15, 2013. RNS photo by Sally Morrow

The Medicine Buddha sand mandala is constructed for mental (inner) and physical health. This drawing shows the design for the sand mandala. Buddhist monks from Drepung Gomang Monastery in India construct the mandala at Unity Temple in Kansas City, Mo. on Aug. 15, 2013. RNS photo by Sally Morrow