Phil Karl will conduct a hands-on torma making workshop on Saturday, January 16 at 1:00 Eastern. Phil completed the three-year retreat at Sopa Choling, Gampo Abbey in 2003, trained in torma-making in the retreat, and has been making tormas for over 25 years. You can see some of his work here.
The workshop will include:
- The view of torma offering
- Different categories or types of tormas
- How to make a torma
- Materials: tsampa, butter, Sculpey, Hydrostone, clay, paints, adhesives
- Techniques and tools
In advance of the workshop, participants will receive readings on tormas, and a list of materials and tools for making a naivedya offering torma so you can apply what you’re learning on the spot.
Depending on how many participants register, there will be some time for questions and interaction.
See the materials list here.