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Mandala Designs Made From Flowers And Plants By Kathy Klein
The artist Kathy Klein loves creating beautiful floral arrangments with her green fingers, on the ground. In a colorful and psychedelic style, she mixes all kinds of flowers to make ephemeral roses she calls “Danmalas”. A selection of her creations is available in the next part of the article.
Tibetan Buddhist monks Create Mandalas Using Millions of Grains of Sand-The Mystical Arts
Imagine the amount of patience that’s required to create such highly detailed art such as this! To promote healing and world peace, a group of Tibetan Buddhist monks, from the Drepung Loseling Monastery in India, travel the world creating incredible mandalas using millions of grains of sand. For days or even weeks, the monks spend up to eight hours a day working on one mandala sand painting, pouring multicolored grains of sand onto a shared platform until it becomes a spectacular piece of art.