Cat Mandala Art.
Beautiful, meditative original art mandala on canvas by artist, Dena Hengst.
The name, mandala, comes from the Sanskrit word for circle and refers to the sense of wholeness created by both circular forms. The word mandala itself literally means circle.
Mandalas, are sacred symbols that are used for meditation, prayer, healing and art therapy for both adults and children. Mandalas have been shown in clinical studies to boost the immune system, reduce stress and pain, lower blood pressure, promote sleep and ease depression.
In Buddhism, mandalas represent the ideal form of the universe. The act of creating a mandala represents transformation of the universe from a reality of suffering to one of enlightenment.