Let's not forget what brought us here, people: THE BUDDHIZATION OF AMERICA.
And remember: whatever it is, it's all Bob Thurman's fault!!
"Robert Thurman, father of actress Uma Thurman (actress in the recent martial arts movie -- Kill Bill) who used to sit on the lap of the Dalai Lama, was ranked as among the 25 most influential opinion makers in America by Time magazine in 1997. Thurman, who was the first American Tibetan Buddhist monk, now teaches at Columbia University and predicts the Buddhization of America in his generation. In the last decade, Buddhism has grown by 170% compared to Christianity's 5%.
What is the significance of burying tantric vases?
It is the act of defiling the land and provoking God's judgment.
What damage does it do when they dump the mandalas off Newport Beach and Malibu?
It is the act of defiling the waters and provoking God's judgment.
When did this start, who could possibly have assisted them or allowed them access? "In the summer of 1981, the "iron bird year" of the Tibetan calendar, the god-king granted a public initiation for the first time outside of Asia. The date and the location (Wisconsin, USA) of the initiation were drawn directly from a prophecy of the Tibetan "religious founder", Padmasambhava, who introduced Vajrayana to the Land of Snows from India in the eighth century:"
When the iron bird flies
and horses run on wheels
The Tibetan people will scattered to the ends of the earth, and the
Dharma will come to the land of the Red Man
Full story here.