In this lesson, we will discuss the composition of mandalas and what they represent. I will introduce you to mandalas as an art form in China and Japan.
In this lesson, you will learn about the chimerical concept, the impact of misguided thoughts, and mandalas as psychocosmograms. We will discuss how Mandala Practice can positively affect your life and health.
In this lesson, we will talk about two aspects of Buddha – the unchanging cosmic principle and the active, physical manifestation of Buddha in the natural world. We will learn about the truth of the cosmic order and methods for understanding this truth. We will discuss what the Taizokai Mandala consists of and how it is used.
We will discuss how to create a personal mandala that meets your needs. First, we will focus on the center of the mandala and the geometrical symbolism of the mandala’s shape. Then, we will make a visual, symbolic list of your core values. Once we have your list, you will learn how to create a rough sketch of your mandala. Moreover, you will learn how to transfer your mandala to another material and choose colors. We will also cover sand mandalas and sound and color significance in this lesson.
In this lesson, you will learn about the three archetypes that are usually central figures in mandalas: the peaceful archetype, the wrathful archetype, and sexual imagery. We will cover philosophical and psychological symbolism in mandalas.
In this lesson, we will learn about Analytical Psychology, which is a style of psychology based on the discoveries and concepts of Carl Gustav Jung. We will discuss psychological types, the law of opposition, psychic energy, and the theory of libido. In addition to attitude types, we will also distinguish four psychological function types. We will learn about the structure of the psyche, archetypal psychosomatics, and symptom symbol transformation.
In this lesson, we will talk about how Personal Mandala Therapy can be used in Pyschotherapy. We will also cover Dream Therapy and Sound Therapy, Synchronicity, and the Horoscope as a Mandala.
In this lesson, we will divide mandalas into two types: Teaching Mandalas and Healing Mandalas. We will learn what differentiates these two types of mandalas and in which types of situations each are used.
In our last lesson, we will discuss the importance of mandala therapy and the three questions: 1) Where am I now? 2) Where do I want to be? 3) How do I get there? You will learn about the Mandala Inventory and how to score it. We will also learn what a sample Mandala session looks like and what the response is like.