Photos: Sand Mandala closing ceremony at Cyrill-Westside Library

These are photos from the Tibetan monks sand mandala closing ceremony at Spartanburg’s Cyrill- Westside Library. The monks from Drepung Gomang Monastery spent 4 days constructing the intricate sand art, and to demonstrate the impermanence of life, took seconds to clear it away. You can find out more information about the monks and their monastery: