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Coloring Mandalas: For Insight, Healing, and Self-Expression

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Drawing the traditional circular designs known as mandalas is a meditative practice, a healing exercise in times of crisis, and a pleasurable act of creativity. As a symbol of the Self, the mandala provides a connection to our innermost being. The forty-eight drawings presented here for coloring include designs inspired by forms of nature, Native American and Tibetan sand paintings, Hindu yantras, Turkish mosaics, the illuminations of Hildegarde of Bingen, and the art of M.C. Escher. These mandalas are organized ...

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Overview

Drawing the traditional circular designs known as mandalas is a meditative practice, a healing exercise in times of crisis, and a pleasurable act of creativity. As a symbol of the Self, the mandala provides a connection to our innermost being. The forty-eight drawings presented here for coloring include designs inspired by forms of nature, Native American and Tibetan sand paintings, Hindu yantras, Turkish mosaics, the illuminations of Hildegarde of Bingen, and the art of M.C. Escher. These mandalas are organized according to the Great Round of Mandala, a scheme of twelve archetypal stages that represents a complete cycle of personal growth. Thus, to do the coloring book from start to finish will carry the reader through a balanced experience of change, guided by the accompanying text.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781570625831
  • Publisher: Shambhala Publications, Inc.
  • Publication date: 11/28/2000
  • Series: Art/Self-Help Series
  • Edition description: SPIRAL
  • Pages: 22
  • Sales rank: 136,468
  • Product dimensions: 10.67 (w) x 10.03 (h) x 0.48 (d)

Meet the Author

Susanne F. Fincher, MA, is a Jungian-oriented psychotherapist, a Licensed Professional Counselor, a Board Certified Art Therapist, and an internationally known expert using mandala-making for self-exploration. Through her workshops on creativity, people are able to engage their inner resources for insight, healing, and self-expression. Visit her web site at www.creatingmandalas.com.  

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 21, 2002

    Outstanding

    This book is absolutely amazing. I am having a great time coloring in the images!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 13, 2012

    No two people will ever color the same page the same way in this

    No two people will ever color the same page the same way in this particular book. The variations are endlessly amazing and if you invite your friends and acquiescences to color a page in your book you can amass a collection that becomes more meaningful and inspiring. Love this art tool.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 28, 2007

    Art at it's best!

    This book is extremely masterful and very beautiful.

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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