Mandalas can be used as art therapy

By Marcia Norton, EdD, LPC-S, RN, BSN

You are probably asking yourself, “What is a Mandala?” The word “Mandala” is Sanskirt for circle or completion and it can have many meanings. Buddhists and Hinduists see mandalas as representing the universe. Forms of mandalas in Christianity are rose windows, the Celtic Cross and the crown of thorns. Psychoanalyst Carl Jung has referred to mandalas as representations of the unconscious self.

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[Odessa American]