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Go deeper inside the mandala and reflect on your emotions in this audio tour of the Mandala Lab featuring artists, musicians, and scientists. Learn about the traditional symbolism behind the colors, iconography, and emotions represented in the mandala from hosts Ponlop Rinpoche and John Dunne. Listen to scientist Tracy Dennis, artist Tenzin Tsetan Choklay, and musician Evelyn Glennie reflect on the different sensory entryways to experiencing emotional awareness.

Stop 300: Welcome to the Mandala Lab

Stop 301: Check Your Pride

Stop 302: Reflecting on Emotions with Dr. Tracy Dennis

Stop 303: Let Go of Attachment

Stop 304: Reflecting on Memory with Tenzin Tsetan Choklay

Stop 305: Act Without Envy

Stop 306: Reflecting on the Breath with John Dunne

Stop 307: Cool Your Anger

Stop 308: Reflecting on Sound with Dame Evelyn Glennie

Stop 309: Coming Full Circle

Lead support of the Mandala Lab is provided by the Milton & Sally Avery Arts Foundation, Barbara Bowman, Fred Eychaner, the Estate of Lisina M. Hoch, The Pierre and Tana Matisse Foundation, Rasika and Girish Reddy, Shelley and Donald Rubin, and the Tiger Baron Foundation.

Major support is provided by Anonymous, Bob and Lois Baylis, Anne and Albert Chao, Con Edison, Daphne Hoch Cunningham & John Cunningham, Anne E. Delaney, DeWitt Stern, Karen Dorsky, Noah P. Dorsky, Jack Lampl, Dan Gimbel of NEPC, LLC, The Prospect Hill Foundation, Sarah and Craig Richardson, Basha Frost Rubin and Scott Grinsell, the Andrew Sabin Family Foundation, Namita and Arun Saraf, Linda Schejola, Eric and Alexandra Schoenberg, Eileen Caulfield Schwab, Tsherin Sherpa, Taipei Cultural Center in New York, New York Life Insurance Company, and New York Life.

Public funds are provided by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, and the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature.

This project is supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts.

We additionally thank the generosity of 223 sponsors and donors who contributed to our 2020 gala, Inside the Mandala: A Virtual Gala.

The Mandala Lab’s multi-year campaign is underway, and our supporter list is in formation.