The course will be devoted to each participant
creating their own mandala. A mandala is traditionally a balanced design
of symbols used extensively in the East for focused meditation. Kythera
will, through this course, guide participants to identify their own Spiritual
symbols and archetypes to create a personal mandala (or tapestry of Spirit).
By creating a mandala, individuals grow through their own subconscious
thought forms; it is an initiation of Spirit, much like making a Native
American shield. Individuals find that the creation of mandalas helps still
the mental chatter we usually find ourselves faced with. By the end of
the course, each student should be well on their way to having a piece
of art suitable for framing and meditation. The course is suitable for
The course provides participants an excellent
tool for connecting to their "higher self." The course usually takes 2
months to complete. Local students meet with me for 3 hours per week and
do 1-3 hours per week at home working on their mandala. Students participating
by mail set their own pace, but average 4 hours a week of mandala focus.
Mandalas by Kythera Ann All mandalas were drawn with colored
pencils on mylar.
"Kythera's class blew
open my self-imposed walls containing my creativity. I have always enjoyed
color, but figured my artistic ability to be nominal. I found myself lost
in my designing and coloring
as a meditation practice, and yet delighted with the results."
a mandala turned out to be easier than I thought...it's a lot of fun!" Betty Myers-California
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