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Monday, November 1, 2010

CHARLESTON, S.C. | SC artist turns trash into spiritual exhibit | The Herald - Rock Hill, SC

In Hindu and Buddhist traditions, a circle is never just a circle.
It's a shape that represents wholeness. It encompasses both the material and mystical realms, the world we share with others and the secret world of the mind.
It signifies complexity and oneness. It is a map of the cosmos. It is the ultimate line that erases all lines separating us from the universe of ideas and experience.
In Sanskrit, the word used for the ritual and spiritual visualization of such wholeness is "mandala."
Mandalas are concentric diagrams, often within or including a square. The square has four gates corresponding to compass points. The kaleidoscopic...

Read more: http://www.heraldonline.com/2010/11/01/2574754/sc-artist-turns-trash-into-spiritual.html#ixzz142l3npMU

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