The Art of Nature Mandalas

The Muse in the Mirror

When you go down to the woods today, Why not make a Nature Mandala?

Flower of Life mandala ©Emma Tuzzio

I love the process of making a mandala using the abundance of natural materials supplied by Mother Nature. It reminds me of the sublime beauty that surrounds us in every moment, but which often goes unnoticed. By creating a piece of art out of nature, we are reminded of the inherent beauty in the seemingly mundane.

It is hugely rewarding as not only is it lots of fun to create, but benefits our wellbeing too. Creating a mandala is a meditative experience, which has the potential to facilitate healing on many levels. It helps us to let go, centre us in the present moment, to relax and connect with the earth and to natural rhythms.

“The symmetries, repetitions and contrasts of mandala patterns create a hypnotic effect that can cause positive…

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  1. […] The flower mandala above was made mindfully as an offering of gratitude for the bountiful harvest nature offers, thanks to the sustenance of the sun. Whist creating them, I looked within to acknowledge my own achievements over the past 6 months, and to count my blessings, giving thanks for all that I have. I also spent some time envisioning the harvest to come in the next phase of the wheel of the year as an act of conscious creation. To see more of my flower mandalas, see my blog post; ‘The Art of Nature Mandalas’. […]

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I'm Emma; Just meandering through life on the road less travelled. Treading lightly on this beautiful planet, sewing seeds of inspiration, hope and grace.
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