Awakening through Sacred Art - A Mandala Workshop
What is sacred art? What are we awakening to? What is a mandala?
Come and experience the beauty of sacred art, and its inspirational and transformative qualities with guest speakers and a mandala workshop led by Daniel Bowler, at St Werburgh’s Community Centre, Bristol, 9th February 2019.
We will explore the principles of sacred art from a universal perspective, and how they can help us to connect to our deepest selves, each other, the planet, and to the sublime – however it is conceived.
Mandala is a Sanskrit word for circle, but has become a universal symbol of holy pattern and order, and a journey to the centre. Mandalas are found throughout the cosmos, in nature, and in our own spheres of life. They reveal the mysteries of the One and the All, in the heart of the cosmos and within each one of us.
“To truly develop a deeper understanding of what a mandala is then we must create one. In creating one we become resonant with this everything, the sum total of the universe, our worlds within, subjective and temporal, our worlds without, objective and spatial.”
The programme will start at 9:30am and finish at 5pm.
It will include an introductory talk, mindfulness meditation, inspirational stories and conversations, and a mandala workshop.
Free tea and coffee will be provided.
Bring your own lunch or eat at the Community Café.
"Life is Sacred. Life is Art. Life is Sacred Art".
“The flower’s perfume has no form, but it pervades space. Likewise, through a spiral of mandalas formless reality is known”
“The mandala is a map for spiritual transformation”
The Fintry Trust is an educational charity dedicated to Integral Wisdom.
Daniel Bowler is an artist working mostly with mandalas, based in Bristol.
St Werburgh’s Community Centre, Horley Road, Bristol BS2 9TJ.