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Take & Make Kit: Recycled CD Mandalas

Thursday, January 14
Creating a mandala can be a calming, meditative experience that leads to feelings of happiness, peace and well-being, eases stress and anxiety, and activates creativity and improves focus.

January 14, 2021

Events > Take & Make Kit: Recycled CD Mandalas

When
Thursday, January 14

THIS EVENT HAS PASSED.

Creating a mandala can be a calming, meditative experience that leads to feelings of happiness, peace and well-being, eases stress and anxiety, and activates creativity and improves focus.

No need to return kit!

Included in Kit

  • CD (2)
  • Black puffy paint (1 bag)
  • Glass paint (4)
  • Cord

Additional Supplies Needed

  • Sturdy clear packing tape
  • Painters tape or masking tape
  • Dish soap
  • Rubbing alcohol (optional)

Request a kit online or call 860-828-7126.

 

What is a Mandala?

Mandala is a Sanskrit word that loosely translates as “circle” or “center.” We often associate mandalas with circular forms with repeating colors or patterns that radiate from a center point. Mandalas can be found everywhere, both in nature, and throughout the art of many cultures. In Hindu and Buddhist traditions, a mandala is an object of meditation to aid in one’s spiritual development. It is meant to represent the universe, the cycle of birth-life-death, and the interconnectedness of all things. Creating a mandala can be a calming, meditative experience that leads to feelings of happiness, peace and well-being, eases stress and anxiety, and activates creativity and improves focus.

 

 

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Recycled CD Mandalas
Instructions for the Recycled CD Mandalas Craft