The importance of understanding the reasons why we do preliminary practices to purify negativities and accumulate merit.
Series: How to Make Mandala Offerings (Seattle 1994)
A series of talk given by Venerable Thubten Chodron on the meaning and purpose of making mandala offerings, given at Dharma Friendship Foundation in Seattle Washington, 1994.
How to build a mandala and the purpose of doing so.
Review of how to build the mandala, when and why the mandala is offered, and a discussion on ancient Indiana cosmology and the symbolism of the mandala.
I discussion and demonstration session about mandala offerings and how to offer the mandala.