Tibetan Monks of Drepung Loseling Institute

3/26/05 – Tibetan Monks of Drepung Loseling Institute,
Harrisburg PA.

This picture was taken during the closing of the Mandala ceremony where
the sand from the sand mandala is poured into the Susquehanna River. The
procession of onlookers and monks is accompanied by the baying of trumpets
and clamor of cymbals. Dumping the sand into the river represents
impermanence and the cycle of all things. (Photo by Jeremy dePrisco)