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EARTH & SACRED GEOMETRY

This chapter uses natural elements to create mandala-like symmetrical compositions. These earthy pieces of art are perfect for anyone who enjoys wandering in the woods or a field. The word mandala simply means “circle” in Sanskrit. There are many types of mandalas—some are part of a spiritual practice while others are more playful and serve the purpose of relaxing the mind. In essence, mandalas consist of repetitive shapes arranged in a symmetrical pattern that expand concentrically.

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ANCIENT SHAPES

I frequently visit a family friend’s hacienda in rural Mexico, where we spend days cooking, taking long walks, watching ...

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