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Tibetan Monks Create Rare Art in Triangle

Posted October 28, 1996 12:00 a.m. EST

— It's a rare treat to watch as art is created. It's even more rare when Tibetan monks bring their tools and colors to your doorstep to create art before your very eyes.

Until recently, these monks were not allowed to leave Tibet, but this week they are at the North Carolina Museum of Art producing a sand mandala. The museum's Joseph Covington says it is a tedious task with beautiful results.

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