sand mandala, playground, it's all in your mind

He just wanted to help free them from attachment. Kids are good with that, I hear. Dogs, too.

Small boy mistakes Jersey City sand mandala for playground, destroys hours of work (NJ.com)

Jersey City received a lesson on the impermanence of life a bit earlier than planned today, when a toddler mistook a Buddhist sand mandala for a playground this morning, smudging the center and sides and almost destroying days of painstaking work.

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Chodak added that the child who damaged the mandala inadvertently taught everyone the lesson it’s supposed to impart.

“It’s so beautiful and then, next thing, it’s gone,” he said.

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