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mandala

(măn′dă-lă) [Sanskrit mandala, circle]
An ancient Hindu and Buddhist representation of the universe, used as a focal point for meditation.

Mandala

A design, usually circular, that appears in religion and art. In Buddhism and Hinduism, the mandala has religious ritual purposes and serves as a yantra (a geometric emblem or instrument of contemplation).
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WORK OF ART: The finished article; CREATIVE ART: Monks use tubes and scrapers to create the colourful mandala Pictures: COLIN LANE
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Mandalas are colorful representations of the universe and of celestial elements that are intended to inspire Buddhists and others to establish a sacred space and as an aid to meditation and enlightenment.
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Tibetan artist Pema Namdol Thaye and four artists worked 7,000 hours to create the mandala, a Buddhist symbol of the universe.
We watched a brief video of a computer animated mandala, showing it in three-dimensions, the way it is visualized in meditation.
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The group of monks, from the Londonbased Tibet Foundation, said the gift was given in gratitude for the kindness and hospitality of the British people and the Queen After presenting the mandala four monks, dressed in their typical dark red and yellow robes, donned elaborate bright yellow hats and blessed the mandala with a chant while ringing bells, striking cymbals, playing horns and throwing flowers.
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