The following sources are recommended by an expert whose research specialty is mandalas.
· Clare Goodwin's Mandala Page, by Clare Goodwin. This site has been called the premier web page for mandala students and enthusiasts and offers an extensive bibliography, web links, an online mandala art course, and other information about the mandala and mandala artists. http://www.abgoodwin.com/mandala/
· Mandalas of the World: A Meditating and Painting Guide, by Rudiger Dahlke, Sterling Publishing, 1992. A wonderful source book of mandala designs from around the world. Line drawings cover both Eastern and Western circular patterns of many kinds.
· Mandala: Journey to the Center, by Bailey Cunningham, Dorling Kindersley, 2002. Cunningham has built on Arguelles' classic book and brought it into the 21st century with beautiful color images of contemporary mandalas created worldwide.
· Mandala: The Art of Power...The Power of Art, by Ray Whiting. Good information about making your own mandalas and wisdom about interpretation. http://www.raywhiting.com/mandala/
· Mandala Symbolism, by Michael Brown. Explains the use of mandalas in a psychological setting and offers direction for creating your own mandalas. http://www.michaelbrown.org/HTML/mandala_symbolism.htm
· Early Tibetan Mandalas: The Rossi Collection. This collection has been exhibited in Paris, France; Maastricht, The Netherlands; and most recently in Peaceful Wind Gallery of Santa Fe, New Mexico, U.S.A. The exhibition features 14 fine Tibetan paintings of mandalas dating from the 13th to the 16th centuries, drawn from the collections of Rossi and Rossi in London. http://www.asianart.com/mandalas/mandimge.html
· Mandala-Universe.Com, by Judith Cornell. Judith is the author of Mandala: Luminous Symbols for Healing. Hers is an extensive site featuring her own approach to to this art form. Dr. Cornell's work has been instrumental in popularizing mandalas as a spiritual practice. http://www.mandala-universe.com/
· Sand Mandalas by the Venerable Losang Samten. http://www.losangsamten.com/
· Carl Jung and the Mandala. Dr. Carl Jung went through a phase in his life during which he created a mandala drawing every day. His use of the process was an important part of working with his therapy clientele. http://www.netreach.net/%7Enhojem/jung.htm
· Yantra: Hindu Tantric Diagrams, by Patrick A. George. Detailed mathematical explanation of how to draw a yantra. http://ccat.sas.upenn.edu/george/yantra.html
· Mandala, by José Argüelles and Miriam Argüelles, Shambala, 1972. A classic source of information about the mandala, the creative process, and the spiritual power of the artform.
· Mandala Symbolism, by C.G. Jung, Princeton University Press, 1972. Extracted from the author's Collected Works, Vol. 9, Pt. 1. About Jung's monumental discovery that the concentric wholeness of the mandala is a window into psychological health and psychotherapeutic recovery.
"The Infography about the Mandala"
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