The Maitreya Loving Kindness Tour is a free public exhibition of ancient and sacred relics from the historical Buddha and many other eastern masters from India, Tibet & China.
The purpose of the tour is to share the sacred relics to create community gatherings focused on loving kindness and openness with the goal of fostering local and global harmony.
Public exhibit hours:
Friday, Aug 28: 6pm to 8pm Opening ceremony from 6-8 with Native Youth Standing Strong, Jim Larson music and a Blessing with Sister Shirley Fineran, O.S.F.
Saturday, Aug 29: 11am to 6pm
Sunday, Aug 30: 11am to 5pm
Evolve Yoga & Wellness
411 Pearl Street
Sioux City, IA 51101
His Holiness the Dalai Lama has graciously offered 8 relics of the historical Buddha to the collection that are over 2,600 years old each. Relics have also been offered from the Sakya Reliquary in Tibet and also from Meiktila Museum in Burma that has housed Buddha Relics for many hundreds of years.
The tour also features relics from over 40 other masters from different parts of the world, in all there are over 3,000 relics in this collection. Many of them pearl-like crystals that Tibetans call ‘Ringsel’, in Sanskrit they are called ‘Sarira.’