Mandala project – Buddhism in medieval China

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Mandala from Dunhuang Caves, 900s AD The Indian word "mandala" means a circle. Buddhists all over East Asia made mandalas as a kind of meditation, to give themselves time to think about creating order and harmony in the world. A mandala is about symmetry, balance, and calm. In Tibet, people often make mandalas [...]