An Introduction to Mandalas (March Workshop)

Literally translating as "circle" in Sanskrit (the ancient language of India), Mandalas are geometric designs which have been used as spiritual symbols for thousands of years, primarily in Buddhism and Hinduism. In their simplest form, Mandalas are concentric circles (usually within a square) which are centred around a single point and dissected into sections. These are …

The Anahata Chakra

Firstly...what is a chakra? Literally meaning "wheel" in Sanskrit, a chakra is an energy point located in a specific area of the subtle body. There are seven in total, moving from the base of the spine up to the crown of the head. In ancient Hindu and Buddhist teachings, it is said that these seven …

50 Happy Things

It's so easy to get blinded by darkness. Particularly when life doesn't go to plan, or when we're struggling with inner demons, we tend to automatically tune into the negativity around us. From an evolutionary perspective, it makes sense...our ancestors needed to be constantly on the look out for danger. These days, this innate behaviour …