Tibetan Buddhist monks making offering to river: Picturing Canterbury

Tibetan Buddhist monks making offering to river. In copyright. CCL-CBC-IMG-4831.

Tibetan Buddhist monks offering sand from a dkyil 'khor (དཀྱིལ་འཁོར།), or sand maṇḍala, for Chenrezig (སྤྱན་རས་གཟིགས་), the bodhisattva of compassion, into the Ōtākaro Avon River in the grounds of Riccarton House and Bush.

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