Mani Stone Carving Retreat
Bringing together art, knowing and awareness meditation
“Rarely, if ever, are any of us healed in isolation. Healing is an act of communion.” bell hooks
Name of Retreat: Mani Stone Carving Retreat
Date: 16 - 17 August 2024
Number of Participants: 6 - 12
Duration: 2 days
Time: 9.00am - 5pm
Location: Kathmandu Valley
Teachers: Sonam Tamang, Sarmila Rai, Sonam Chodon Thakuri, Meyrav Mor
*Fee includes materials, vegetarian lunch, tea and transport to sacred site.
In this retreat we learn the process of carving Mani Stones and the meaning of the carved seed syllables and mantra. This study retreat include a visit to a local sacred Buddhist site, glimpsing into the philosophical meaning of the syllables and how they are used in a meditation practice.