PHOTOS: Colorful lights, mindful yogis and more fill National Cathedral

WASHINGTON — As if the Washington National Cathedral weren’t gorgeous enough.

Moving lights bathed the Northwest D.C. church’s Gothic interior in a spectrum of color Monday night during an event called “Space, Light and Sound.”

The light show kicked off five nights of special events at the cathedral called “Seeing Deeper.” More than 3,000 chairs have been cleared from the central nave and “transformed into a community space,” cathedral officials said in a statement.

Meditation and prayer filled the church Tuesday night; 1,200 struck poses for a sold-out yoga-and-meditation night Wednesday; and adults of all ages gathered Thursday for a retro “Second Chance Prom.”

Yoga inside the Washington National Cathedral (Megan Cloherty)

Check out some of the sights from this week’s events in the gallery below.

Upcoming events include an indoor viewing of the “Lego Batman Movie.” All money raised goes toward the cathedral’s general fund, which helps rebuild areas damaged by the 2011 earthquake.

See more information about this week’s events on the National Cathedral website.

"Space, Light and Sound" bathed the Washington National Cathedral in color Monday night. (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral/Danielle E. Thomas)
“Space, Light and Sound” bathed the Washington National Cathedral in color Monday night. (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral/Danielle E. Thomas) (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral/Danielle E. Thomas)
"Space, Light and Sound" bathed the Washington National Cathedral in color Monday night. (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral/Danielle E. Thomas)
“Space, Light and Sound” bathed the Washington National Cathedral in color Monday night. (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral/Danielle E. Thomas) (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral/Danielle E. Thomas)
"Space, Light and Sound" bathed the Washington National Cathedral in color Monday night. (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral/Danielle E. Thomas)
“Space, Light and Sound” bathed the Washington National Cathedral in color Monday night. (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral/Danielle E. Thomas) (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral/Danielle E. Thomas)
"Space, Light and Sound" bathed the Washington National Cathedral in color Monday night. (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral/Danielle E. Thomas)
“Space, Light and Sound” bathed the Washington National Cathedral in color Monday night. (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral/Danielle E. Thomas) (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral/Danielle E. Thomas)
As part of "Space, Light and Sound" visitors Monday night were allowed to wander through the cathedral's vast gothic interior. (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral/Danielle E. Thomas)
As part of “Space, Light and Sound” visitors Monday night were allowed to wander through the cathedral’s vast gothic interior. (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral/Danielle E. Thomas) (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral/Danielle E. Thomas)
As part of "Space, Light and Sound" visitors Monday night were allowed to wander through the cathedral's vast gothic interior. (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral/Danielle E. Thomas)
As part of “Space, Light and Sound” visitors Monday night were allowed to wander through the cathedral’s vast gothic interior. (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral/Danielle E. Thomas) (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral/Danielle E. Thomas)
"Space, Light and Sound" bathed the Washington National Cathedral in color Monday night. (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral/Danielle E. Thomas)
“Space, Light and Sound” bathed the Washington National Cathedral in color Monday night. (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral/Danielle E. Thomas) (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral/Danielle E. Thomas)
As part of "Space, Light and Sound" visitors Monday night were allowed to wander through the cathedral's vast gothic interior. (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral/Danielle E. Thomas)
As part of “Space, Light and Sound” visitors Monday night were allowed to wander through the cathedral’s vast gothic interior. (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral/Danielle E. Thomas) (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral/Danielle E. Thomas)
"Space, Light and Sound" bathed the Washington National Cathedral in color Monday night. (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral/Danielle E. Thomas)
“Space, Light and Sound” bathed the Washington National Cathedral in color Monday night. (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral/Danielle E. Thomas) (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral/Danielle E. Thomas)
"Space, Light and Sound" bathed the Washington National Cathedral in color Monday night. (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral/Danielle E. Thomas)
“Space, Light and Sound” bathed the Washington National Cathedral in color Monday night. (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral/Danielle E. Thomas) (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral/Danielle E. Thomas)
The cathedral opened its doors to prayer and meditation Tuesday night as part of the week's "Seeing Deeper" events. (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral)
The cathedral opened its doors to prayer and meditation Tuesday night as part of the week’s “Seeing Deeper” events. (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral) (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral)
The cathedral opened its doors to prayer and meditation Tuesday night as part of the week's "Seeing Deeper" events. (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral)
The cathedral opened its doors to prayer and meditation Tuesday night as part of the week’s “Seeing Deeper” events. (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral) (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral)
The cathedral opened its doors to prayer and meditation Tuesday night as part of the week's "Seeing Deeper" events. (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral)
The cathedral opened its doors to prayer and meditation Tuesday night as part of the week’s “Seeing Deeper” events. (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral) (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral)
The cathedral opened its doors to prayer and meditation Tuesday night as part of the week’s “Seeing Deeper” events. (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral) (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral)
The cathedral opened its doors to prayer and meditation Tuesday night as part of the week’s “Seeing Deeper” events. (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral) (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral)
The cathedral opened its doors to prayer and meditation Tuesday night as part of the week's "Seeing Deeper" events. (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral)
The cathedral opened its doors to prayer and meditation Tuesday night as part of the week’s “Seeing Deeper” events. (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral/Danielle E.Thomas) (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral/Danielle E.Thomas)
Yogis strike a pose Wednesday night at the Washington National Cathedral. About 1,200 showed up for the sold-out yoga-and-meditation night, which is part of the week's "Seeing Deeper" events. (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral/Danielle E.Thomas)
Yogis strike a pose Wednesday night at the Washington National Cathedral. About 1,200 showed up for the sold-out yoga-and-meditation night, which is part of the week’s “Seeing Deeper” events. (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral/Danielle E.Thomas) (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral/Danielle E.Thomas)
About 1,200 showed up for the sold-out yoga-and-meditation event Wednesday night, part of the week’s “Seeing Deeper” events. (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral/Danielle E.Thomas) (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral/Danielle E.Thomas)
Yogis strike a pose Wednesday night at the Washington National Cathedral. About 1,200 showed up for the sold-out yoga-and-meditation night, which is part of the week's "Seeing Deeper" events. (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral/Danielle E.Thomas)
Flow Yoga ran Wednesday night’s practice at the Washington National Cathedral. (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral/Danielle E.Thomas) (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral/Danielle E.Thomas)
Yogis strike a pose Wednesday night at the Washington National Cathedral. About 1,200 showed up for the sold-out yoga-and-meditation night, which is part of the week’s “Seeing Deeper” events. (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral/Danielle E.Thomas) (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral/Danielle E.Thomas)
Yogis strike a pose Wednesday night at the Washington National Cathedral. About 1,200 showed up for the sold-out yoga-and-meditation night, which is part of the week's "Seeing Deeper" events. (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral/Danielle E.Thomas)
Yogis strike a pose Wednesday night at the Washington National Cathedral. About 1,200 showed up for the sold-out yoga-and-meditation night, which is part of the week’s “Seeing Deeper” events. (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral/Danielle E.Thomas) (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral/Danielle E.Thomas)
Yogis strike a pose Wednesday night at the Washington National Cathedral. About 1,200 showed up for the sold-out yoga-and-meditation night, which is part of the week's "Seeing Deeper" events. (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral/Danielle E.Thomas)
Flow Yoga ran Wednesday night’s practice at the Washington National Cathedral. (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral/Danielle E.Thomas) (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral/Danielle E.Thomas)
Yogis strike a pose Wednesday night at the Washington National Cathedral. About 1,200 showed up for the sold-out yoga-and-meditation night, which is part of the week's "Seeing Deeper" events. (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral/Danielle E.Thomas)
Yogis strike a pose Wednesday night at the Washington National Cathedral. About 1,200 showed up for the sold-out yoga-and-meditation night, which is part of the week’s “Seeing Deeper” events. (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral/Danielle E.Thomas) (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral/Danielle E.Thomas)
Adults gathered Thursday night inside a colorfully lit cathedral for a "Second Chance Prom." (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral)
Adults gathered Thursday night inside a colorfully lit cathedral for a “Second Chance Prom.” (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral) (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral)
Adults gathered Thursday night inside a colorfully lit cathedral for a "Second Chance Prom." (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral)
Adults gathered Thursday night inside a colorfully lit cathedral for a “Second Chance Prom.” (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral) (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral)
Adults gathered Thursday night inside a colorfully lit cathedral for a “Second Chance Prom.” (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral) (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral)
Adults gathered Thursday night inside a colorfully lit cathedral for a "Second Chance Prom." (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral)
Adults gathered Thursday night inside a colorfully lit cathedral for a “Second Chance Prom.” (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral) (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral)
Adults gathered Thursday night inside a colorfully lit cathedral for a "Second Chance Prom." (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral)
Adults gathered Thursday night inside a colorfully lit cathedral for a “Second Chance Prom.” (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral/Danielle E.Thomas) (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral/Danielle E.Thomas)
Adults gathered Thursday night inside a colorfully lit cathedral for a "Second Chance Prom." (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral)
Adults gathered Thursday night inside a colorfully lit cathedral for a “Second Chance Prom.” (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral/Danielle E.Thomas) (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral/Danielle E.Thomas)
Adults gathered Thursday night inside a colorfully lit cathedral for a "Second Chance Prom." (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral)
Adults gathered Thursday night inside a colorfully lit cathedral for a “Second Chance Prom.” (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral) (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral)
Adults gathered Thursday night inside a colorfully lit cathedral for a "Second Chance Prom." (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral)
Adults gathered Thursday night inside a colorfully lit cathedral for a “Second Chance Prom.” (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral) (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral)
Adults gathered Thursday night inside a colorfully lit cathedral for a "Second Chance Prom." (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral)
Adults gathered Thursday night inside a colorfully lit cathedral for a “Second Chance Prom.” (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral) (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral)
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"Space, Light and Sound" bathed the Washington National Cathedral in color Monday night. (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral/Danielle E. Thomas)
"Space, Light and Sound" bathed the Washington National Cathedral in color Monday night. (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral/Danielle E. Thomas)
"Space, Light and Sound" bathed the Washington National Cathedral in color Monday night. (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral/Danielle E. Thomas)
"Space, Light and Sound" bathed the Washington National Cathedral in color Monday night. (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral/Danielle E. Thomas)
As part of "Space, Light and Sound" visitors Monday night were allowed to wander through the cathedral's vast gothic interior. (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral/Danielle E. Thomas)
As part of "Space, Light and Sound" visitors Monday night were allowed to wander through the cathedral's vast gothic interior. (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral/Danielle E. Thomas)
"Space, Light and Sound" bathed the Washington National Cathedral in color Monday night. (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral/Danielle E. Thomas)
As part of "Space, Light and Sound" visitors Monday night were allowed to wander through the cathedral's vast gothic interior. (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral/Danielle E. Thomas)
"Space, Light and Sound" bathed the Washington National Cathedral in color Monday night. (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral/Danielle E. Thomas)
"Space, Light and Sound" bathed the Washington National Cathedral in color Monday night. (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral/Danielle E. Thomas)
The cathedral opened its doors to prayer and meditation Tuesday night as part of the week's "Seeing Deeper" events. (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral)
The cathedral opened its doors to prayer and meditation Tuesday night as part of the week's "Seeing Deeper" events. (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral)
The cathedral opened its doors to prayer and meditation Tuesday night as part of the week's "Seeing Deeper" events. (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral)
The cathedral opened its doors to prayer and meditation Tuesday night as part of the week's "Seeing Deeper" events. (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral)
Yogis strike a pose Wednesday night at the Washington National Cathedral. About 1,200 showed up for the sold-out yoga-and-meditation night, which is part of the week's "Seeing Deeper" events. (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral/Danielle E.Thomas)
Yogis strike a pose Wednesday night at the Washington National Cathedral. About 1,200 showed up for the sold-out yoga-and-meditation night, which is part of the week's "Seeing Deeper" events. (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral/Danielle E.Thomas)
Yogis strike a pose Wednesday night at the Washington National Cathedral. About 1,200 showed up for the sold-out yoga-and-meditation night, which is part of the week's "Seeing Deeper" events. (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral/Danielle E.Thomas)
Yogis strike a pose Wednesday night at the Washington National Cathedral. About 1,200 showed up for the sold-out yoga-and-meditation night, which is part of the week's "Seeing Deeper" events. (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral/Danielle E.Thomas)
Yogis strike a pose Wednesday night at the Washington National Cathedral. About 1,200 showed up for the sold-out yoga-and-meditation night, which is part of the week's "Seeing Deeper" events. (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral/Danielle E.Thomas)
Adults gathered Thursday night inside a colorfully lit cathedral for a "Second Chance Prom." (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral)
Adults gathered Thursday night inside a colorfully lit cathedral for a "Second Chance Prom." (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral)
Adults gathered Thursday night inside a colorfully lit cathedral for a "Second Chance Prom." (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral)
Adults gathered Thursday night inside a colorfully lit cathedral for a "Second Chance Prom." (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral)
Adults gathered Thursday night inside a colorfully lit cathedral for a "Second Chance Prom." (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral)
Adults gathered Thursday night inside a colorfully lit cathedral for a "Second Chance Prom." (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral)
Adults gathered Thursday night inside a colorfully lit cathedral for a "Second Chance Prom." (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral)
Adults gathered Thursday night inside a colorfully lit cathedral for a "Second Chance Prom." (Courtesy Washington National Cathedral)

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