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mandala

mo duh luh

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

  • The verso displays Gary Panter's giant mandala of cartoon and fine-art characters through the ages.
  • 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.
  • The figure is not a "man" at all, but a mandala (Sanskrit for magic circle), the circle-in-four that anthropologists have found central in design throughout history and a source of .
News & Articles

  • 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.
    June 10, 2013 - The Daily Tar Heel
Quotes

  • President Suharto in Jakarta Post
    We are going to perform at Niti Mandala Renon Park in Denpasar together with students from local high schools this *Wednesday* afternoon,Suharto said.
  • Patrick White in Sydney Morning Herald
    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.

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