Sunday, July 26, 2009

Aids to contemplation

There's a whole series of marvelous mandalas by this artist over on Beliefnet this morning. I recommend that you go take a look and browse through them all!


  1. thanks for the link. i saw two amazing examples. can you say a little bit about how to use a mandala?

  2. Well, you can simply gaze upon a mandala of your choice as a support for meditation. Or you can do a contemplation exercise with one and study it carefully reflecting on the symbolic meanings that you find. There are books and cards available of black and white mandalas that you can color yourself as a meditative exercise. Finally, you can create your own mandalas from scratch as part of your inner journey. This is something that Carl Jung did for some time. I have done it as well to my very great benefit!


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