mandala


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any of various geometric designs (usually circular) symbolizing the universe

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A mandala is a symbolic object from the Sanskrit language meaning circle.
Mandalas in the Making: The Visual Culture of Esoteric Buddhism at Dunhuang
Coloring the moderately complex, symmetrical and repeating patterns of the mandala helps in entering a meditation-like state that can lead to self-discovery and helps remove negative thoughts and emotions7.
My Akamas Mandala colouring book depicts 11 hand-drawn mandalas by Hekkers which were inspired by the shapes and forms of a variety of Akamas endemic local flowers.
But Tabucchi claims to share with Tadeus a guilt toward the world and a need to resolve loss, so there is a sense in which For Isabel, as text on a page, is a mandala of regret and forgiveness.
The sand mandala was a beautiful two-dimensional representation of a three-dimensional structure where 722 deities were to be visualized to help initiates eliminate the obstacles to their own Enlightenment.
Now, Univision Communications has committed to its own Mandala as it seeks to retain its tightly balanced ad sales efforts.
Based on a local term meaning 'the best of the harvest,' Mandala has been a celebration of the artistic skills and traditions of Central Luzon.
We then watched a time-lapse video of a group of monks creating a mandala with painted sand.
The workshop will be a day centered around drawing and painting as you create a mandala on silk.
Synopsis: The Sanskrit word mandala means "whole circle" in the ordinary sense of the word.
The Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD), in partnership with PT Mandala Multifinance TBK, an Indonesia-based company engaged in consumer financing, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) in which ICD will offer its assistance in the carving out of Mandala's Shari'ah business to a stand-alone Shari'ah compliant multi-finance company via ICD's Islamic Finance Institution (IFI) programme.
During that period, the community is invited to watch as the monks follow the Tantric Buddhism tradition and create a sand mandala in the College's Atrium Lounge.
Sebastiano Mandala, cofounder and chief technology officer at Freejam, explains: "When we started, we knew the game was going to be creative, and we ended up having 300 different cubes players can use to create a unique robot that can both look beautiful and be deadly in battle.
Mandalas, with designs by Marty Noble and Alberta Hutchinson, provides sixty-three mandala designs depicting a variety of patterns; some simple and others more complex.