Mandala Magic

Bring out the artist in you by approaching art with a practical – almost mathematical twist. Smita Swamy shares a stepwise guide. ‘Mandala’ means circle in Sanskrit. It’s a symbol that denotes spirituality in Hinduism and Buddhism – and it is a word that represents the universe. The art form of ‘Mandala’ is like ‘Rangoli’ – or like any other drawing that gives you satisfaction and happiness. The symmetrical designs and the combination of colours bring a visual treat, which, to me, is no less that meditation. It de-stresses the mind. Simply defined, Mandalas are usually symmetrical designs formed inside...

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