More about Mandalas

February 21, 2011 at 10:49 pm | Posted in research, symbols | Leave a comment
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A mandala is a complex abstract design that is usually circular in form. In fact, “mandala” is a Sanskrit word that means “circle”. Mandalas generally have one identifiable center point, from which emanates an array of symbols, shapes and forms.

Mandalas can contain both geometric and organic forms. They can also contain recognizable images that carry meaning for the person who is creating it.

In essence, mandalas represent the connection between our inner worlds and outer reality. Designing your own mandalas can be both inspirational and therapeutic.

I couldn’t stop thinking of mandala which can be also interpreted as one classification of art therapy.

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