Mandala- A religious symbol becoming art form
Mandala is a ritual symbol in Hinduism. During many Hindu rituals, mandalas are drawn. Mandala in Sanskrit means , concentric circles. You can read about Mandala and it significance in here.
The mandalas are slowly becoming an art form. Recently I attended , a workshop to draw mandalas. About that, I will share in coming post.
I could capture some photos of mandalas drawn in a ritual (pooja). Though it follows the rules of drawing mandala , it shows the artistic side of the person who has drawn it.
This is Ganapat mandala:
The person drawing mandala should know the rules and shapes required to draw mandala. It really takes lot of time to draw a mandala, with such restrictions.
Some big mandalas drawn:
Nowadays , mandalas are used in many art forms. Mandalas have also entered designing field, such as fabric design, home decor etc.
Will share about the mandala I have drawn, in the coming post.
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