This mandala was created in 2007 out of colored sand and destroyed just after it was completed. The process not the final destination is the point.
"I just got done with class and I heard the noise," said the 22-year-old, who's studying culinary arts and hospitality management at Fox Valley Technical College. As he approached, the source of the sound became visible, but the scene remained a mystery.
Four Tibetan monks draped in traditional crimson and gold robes were crouched over a square black table where they painstakingly rubbed grains of crushed white marble out of metal funnels into an elaborate design known as a mandala.
"I never knew anything about this," Kraft said in wonder, unable to divert his eyes for even a moment. "It definitely looks very tedious."
- Buddhism in Wisconsin: madcitysangha.com