September 20, 2013
Video: Experience sights and sounds of sand mandala construction
Visiting monks from Drepung Gomang Monastery in India finalize the sand mandala closing ceremony by throwing the sand into the waters at Brush Creek in Kansas City, Mo. on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013.
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Buddhist monks work hours to create the design, only to wipe the sand away and pour it into a nearby creek.