Tuesday, 9 October 2012

Mandalas

Mandala (Sanskrit) means circle and is probably the most common symbol of all. No wonder, then, that it is attributed with therapeutic powers. Various cultures have evolved their own therapeutic uses for the circle symbol. The effect of drawing or colouring a mandala is positive, relaxing, motivating, even productive. There are countless mandala designs, so it isn't strictly necessary to make one's own, but my order of circular Beermats arrived from Amazon today so I celebrated it by designing and colouring my very first (very simple) design. Here it is:


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