The Rubin Mind/Body Balance through Art
Mind/Body Balance through Art
Learn how the sacred images and mantras of the Medicine Buddha, the foundational figure in Tibetan medicine, are used to provide a sense of peace, insight, and wellness.
About the series:
Amsterdam-based artist and thangka painter Carmen Mensink will lead three workshops inspired by themes found in the exhibition Bodies in Balance: The Art of Tibetan Medicine. Each session will include an in-depth discussion and sketching in the galleries, followed by an art-making session.
Other sessions in this series:
Saturday, July 12, 1:30-5:30 p.m.
Explore how the symbol of the tree provides a map for health and healing in Tibetan medicine and how it might serve as a tool for strength and insight.
Healing and Protective Amulets
Sunday, July 13, 10:00 am-1:00 p.m.
Tibetan medical knowledge holds that the human body is composed of three forces: wind, bile, and phlegm. Discover your primary force and then create a customized amulet to encourage a sense of balance, wellness, and protection.