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

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Shambhala Publications, 2000 - Crafts & Hobbies - 22 pages
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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 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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User Review  - Steve Woods - Goodreads

Some interesting insights and a deeply satisfying plaything Read full review

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User Review  - Rebecca - Goodreads

I picked up this book because I wanted a coloring book for me and this one looked pretty, plus I was interested in learning more about mandalas. The author ties art history, color psychology, and ... Read full review

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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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