I had this idea for making a mandala made up of words from the creeds of various religions. I managed to include quite a lot, but of late I’ve been listening to a lot of pagan chants, and so a lot of these worked their way into this mandala. I also planned to put the OM symbol at the center, but it didn’t turn out right, and I kind of like the empty space at the center of it, in the first photograph anyway. I think I’ll continue to work mantras of these sorts into all my future mandalas.
Part of the point, of course, was to have an empty space at the center, to indicate that the real essence of the Divine is unknowable in words.
Done in a reporter-style Moleskine notebook.