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Prove Your Art With This Mind-blowing Mandala Art Quiz

Priyanka Wadhwani Apr 27, 2021
Not only a geometric design but also a great deal of symbolism in Hindu and Buddhist cultures, Mandalas are beautiful, soothing, sacred and much more. Do you think you know all about these? Come let’s see!!
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A mandala, is a Sanskrit word for “circle” or “discoid object,” which in Hindu and Buddhist Tantrism, is a symbolic diagram used in the performance of sacred rites and as an instrument of meditation.
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Radial symmetry means all the sections radiate from the central point & are made up of exactly similar parts. Mandalas follow the radial symmetry from the central point i.e. a symmetrical design that radiates outwards.
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Several art therapists have described the usefulness of mandalas for reducing anxiety, as well as for increased self-awareness.
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Mandalas are used as a spiritual guidance tool that act as an aid to meditation and trance induction. Because of its symmetrical shape, our attention is immediately directed to the centre.
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The mandala is a sacred design common in many Indian religions; it represents at its most basic the focus on understanding reality in terms of unified wholes.
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After the completion of the Mandala ceremony, the monks destroy the mandala because of the underlying message, “nothing is permanent.”
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Mandalas were created in the service of one of the world's great religions, Buddhism.
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The term Mandala in Hinduism corresponds to a 41-day long period.
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There are three main types of Mandalas, namely Teaching, Healing and Sand Mandala.
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