Author(s): Madonna Gauding
The mandala is a symbol of wholeness that can be found in cultures around the world. These symbolic diagrams reflect the symmetry of natural forms, the cycle of time and the circle of community. From ancient Hindu mandalas to the intricate patterns of Native American sand paintings and Celtic knotwork, this comprehensive book will introduce you to the many different forms the mandala can take and provides practical information on how you can use them to promote spiritual health and wellbeing.
Over 80 beautiful mandala illustrations for colouring and meditation which allow the reader to experience the spiritual benefits of mandala symbolism. Part of the bestselling MBS Bible series that has sold nearly 4 million copies worldwide. Madonna Gauding is an authority on the symbolism of Buddhism and her instructions for meditation are clear and simple to follow.
Madonna Gauding has been a student of Buddhism for over 12 years and is a practitioner of martial arts. She is a mandala expert, author, designer, and illustrator. She is author of the bestselling World Mandalas (2006), The Meditation Bible (2005) and Six Keys to Buddhist Living (2005).
PART 1: Introduction to mandalas PART 2: How to work with mandalas PART 3: Colouring mandalas for insight and healing PART 4: Mandalas in spiritual traditions PART 4: How to create your own mandalas Mandala Workbook 40 Mandalas to Colour Glossary/Index