Mandala Art

Mandala Series

The word Mandala means “circle”. A Mandala represents wholeness, a cosmic diagram reminding us of our relation to infinity, extending beyond and within our bodies
and minds. These works of art have a circular figure representing
the universe in Hindu and Buddhist symbolism.

Zen Motion: Mandala Session Duration: 6 hrs

  • The Mandala Session will allow participants to create a personalized Mandala Painting using predesignated templates.
  • Each participant with personalize the painting by using 5 specific symbols within the center of the Mandala that represent 5 core principles most central to them.

EIGHT AUSPICIOUS SYMBOLS

The eight auspicious symbols of Mandala art consist of:

  • The Two Golden Fishes: They represent fertility and abundance.
  • The Treasure Vase: The treasure vase symbolizes an endless rain of long life, wealth and 
prosperity and all the benefits of this world and liberation.
  • The Lotus Flower: It is a symbol of purity, renunciation and divinity.
  • The Right-Spiraling Conch Shell: The conch shell is an emblem of power, authority and 
sovereignty; its blast is believed to banish evil spirits, avert natural disasters, and scare away 
poisonous creatures.
  • The Endless Knot: It symbolizes endless wisdom and compassion.
  • The Victory Banner: the development of knowledge, wisdom, compassion
  • The Golden Wheel: The wheel is an ancient Indian symbol of creation, sovereignty, protection, 
and the sun.

Session Plan

  • Ice Breakers
  • Art as a Therapy
  • Understanding Mandalas and symbols. 
Part 2::Creating the Mandala
A Mandala Kit will be provided to each participant consisting of
    • 12 x 12 inch canvas
    • Art Supplies: Acrylic Paints, easel, brushes, palette
    • Templates to create the art
    • Symbols to select from
  • Each participant will create the art work with colors and symbols that appeal to them.

Write to us for more details on this workshop.