In the Sanskrit translation of the mandala means the sacred circle. In Buddhists, the mandala is considered a sphere of divine dwelling and is used in meditations.
In addition, drawing mandalas helps you to understand yourself, concentrate on your desires and achieve emotional balance.
You will need
- Sheet of white paper
- Colour pencils
First, find a quiet, peaceful place, whereYou will not be distracted and you will be able to immerse yourself in the creative process. You will need an average of 1-2 hours to create a mandala. Do not rush, drawing a mandala - the process is not as physical as spiritual. To create a relaxing atmosphere, you can light incense and include tranquil music.
Take a sheet of paper and draw withCircle the circle of the desired diameter. This is the basis of our future mandala. Using a ruler, divide the circle into 4-24 segments, drawing the lines through the center. Inside the main circle, draw circles of smaller diameters. You will get something like a web or a grid.
When the basic structure is ready, you can goTo filling the mandala with flowers and forms. Close your eyes and imagine what colors you would like to see in your mandala, what shades, in what combination. However, it is not worth thinking about for a long time, the energy of the flowers itself will pour out on paper from your consciousness. If nothing comes to the head - just fill the mandala with geometric figures, symbols - the subconscious takes all the work on itself and the drawing forms itself.
Coloring the mandala, focus on the chosen color, feel its energy. Think about what colors you like most now, which ones repel. Draw not with your hands, but with your soul.
A ready-made mandala can be hung over the bed,Put on the table - put in a place where you are in peace and tranquility, where your energy prevails. Look at the mandala - and the positive emotions that you put into it when creating, will inspire and nurture you.