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Mandala as a Prayer

Mandala as a Prayer

Tibetan Buddhism has an esoteric practice of the Trikaya Mandala Offering, which is a practice used to gain merit, positive benefits, or independence by offering the entire universe in a petition to specific deities or forces. Almost invariably offering mandalas, which are expressed through the commonly known sand paintings as well as ritualistic arranging of sacred rings filled with polished stones, represent the cosmos.…


Posted on March 23rd, by Aspen Moon in Blog. Comments Off on Mandala as a Prayer

 

Mandala as a Representation of Self

Mandala as a Representation of Self [quote cite=”Carl Jung, Memories, Dreams and Reflections, 334-335″]The mandala is an archetypal image whose occurrence is attested throughout the ages. It signifies the wholeness of the Self. This circular image represents the wholeness of the psychic ground or, to put it in mythic terms, the divinity incarnate in man. [/quote]

World famous psychological and cultural researcher Carl Jung often used the mandala as a tool for understanding and therapy.…


Posted on February 28th, by Aspen Moon in Blog. Comments Off on Mandala as a Representation of Self

 

What is a Mandala?

What is a Mandala?

The concept or idea of the mandala is very, very old. In fact, the word mandala comes from one of the very first languages. In Sanskrit mandala (मण्डल) literally means “circle.” However beyond just a mundane circle, mandala is also the word used to describe the a spiritual and ritual symbol for the Universe, or all that is.…


Posted on December 18th, by Aspen Moon in Blog. Comments Off on What is a Mandala?

 

A Peek Inside Production

A Peek Inside Production

In addition to my tinkering with this website and making original artwork, I’ve put a lot of time and energy into the products I offer. And I do all the work myself. Being able to proffer prints, stickers, and other art items takes a lot of extra consideration and preparation. Sometimes too, it takes a lot of personal resources to produce inventory.…


Posted on November 26th, by Aspen Moon in Blog. Comments Off on A Peek Inside Production

 

Holiday Art Sale

Holiday Art Sale

Visionary art makes the perfect gift. Decorate someone else’s home, office, or work space with art that elevates and positively resonates. To help you experience the joy of gifting visionary artwork, I’ve discounted many of my products for the holidays. Between November 23 and December 31, 2013 many products will be discounted for this once a year sale.…


Posted on November 18th, by Aspen Moon in Blog, Exhibits and Events, Purchase. Comments Off on Holiday Art Sale

 

Flower of Intuition

Flower of Intuition Flower of Intuition, by Aspen Moon, November 2013. Acrylic on Canvas 24" x 24" (Private Commission).
Posted on October 15th, by Aspen Moon in Blog, Gallery. 1 Comment