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Monks speak on benefits of meditation

Buddhist Tibetan monks Geshe Gelek and Geshe Sangpo listen to questions from the audience in Joseph M. Bryan Jr. Auditorium.

Maksym Kosachevskyy, Staff Writing

November 20, 2015

“Your mind is like an elephant,” said Geshe Gelek Chodha. “It is very powerful and is always on the move.” On Nov. 9, Chodha, a Tibetan Buddhist from Raleigh’s Kadampa Center, gave a presentation on proper meditation at Joseph M. Bryan Jr. Auditorium. “Mindfulness is like a rope,”...

Mandalas & Monks

Mandalas & Monks

Emily Haaksma, Staff Writer

November 8, 2013

“Why are there monks in the Caf?” Guilford College’s campus was abuzz with this question last week when serene men in traditional maroon robes were spotted by curious students. Six Tibetan Buddhist monks spent Oct. 28–31 constructing a sand mandala in the Dana Auditorium lobby. Before...