mandala mandala  /ˈmɑ də lə/

Definition(s):

  • (n) any of various geometric designs (usually circular) symbolizing the universe; used chiefly in Hinduism and Buddhism as an aid to meditation

Usage(s):

  1. The verso displays Gary Panter's giant mandala of cartoon and fine-art characters through the ages.
  2. The shape of McLeod Ganj, I begin to see, is a mandala of sorts, the hub of a wheel whose spokes go off in six different directions.
  3. In Tibetan buddhism, a mandala is a diagram depicting the relationships between man, world and divinity.

News

  • 2013 Sacred Arts Tour All day

    For anyone who has ever witnessed the creation of sand mandala, you know it’s a mesmerizing process: individuals hunched over a large circle on the floor for hours tapping colorful sand into an intricate pre-determined pattern from memory.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Daily Tar Heel

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Quotes

  1. "We are going to perform at Niti Mandala Renon Park in Denpasar together with students from local high schools this *Wednesday* afternoon," Suharto said.
    on Sep 1, 2009 By: President Suharto Source: Jakarta Post

  2. A friend of Mr Lascaris, the film producer Elizabeth Knight, said yesterday that White called him "my solid mandala", a reference to his 1966 novel, The Solid Mandala.
    on Nov 19, 2003 By: Patrick White Source: Sydney Morning Herald

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