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Mandala's: What's the science behind it?

Updated: Apr 26

The word "Mandala" is Sanskrit for "Circle" and is a spiritual symbol representing all aspects of life. Each mandala has it's own unique story and meaning, based off of each individual's journey. Mandalas are often used for meditation and are used to to achieve a feeling of wholeness.

“Coloring mandalas allows the brain to enter a peaceful state and to be focused on filling in the geometrical shapes instead of thinking about their worries.”

-Carl Jung

Mandala's are a great way of self care, it helps reduce stress while at the same time pokes ones' creative mind.

Did you know that the way that you color your mandala can also change the meaning? Take a look at each color and it's meaning!

RED: Strength, high energy and passion

PINK: Love, intuition and the feminine

ORANGE: Creativity, transformation, self-awareness and intuition

YELLOW:Learning, wisdom, laughter and happiness

GREEN: Physical healing, psychic ability, love of nature and caring

BLUE: Emotional healing, inner peace and meditation

PURPLE: All things spiritual

WHITE: Spiritual focus

BLACK: Mystery, deep thinking and individuality

There is no right or wrong way to colour mandala's - so you can set aside any anxiety you may have about your artistic ability, and relax into the simple pleasure of laying down colour.

Not everyone can be talented at drawing so here's a link for the one's who want to simply colour a mandala to help them relax:

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