The Art of Feeling Centered poster by Mary Lou Chmura. Our posters are produced on acid-free papers using archival inks to guarantee that they last a lifetime without fading or loss of color. All posters include a 1" white border around the image to allow for future framing and matting, if desired.
Brief History on Mandalas....
Mandala means magic circle in Sanskrit; in Indian religions, the mandala is a spiritual and ritual symbol which represents the universe . Mandalas have been used for centuries in a variety of ways, from meditations, to cathedral windows, sand paintings and even in psychotherapy. In ancient times, mandalas were known to invoke the spirit of healing.
The Tibetans word for mandalas was kyilkor (dkyil-'khor), meaning literally, referring to encircling a center. The, "Center" is referred to as a, "meaning," which encircles a symbol or representation of the meaning that it stands for. So to sum it up, a mandala is a symbol or representation of a deeper meaning that it stands for. The Tibetans used the mandala to gain wisdom and compassion along their path of enlightenment.
Buddhist scripture refers to sand mandalas as transmitting positive energies to the environment and to the people who viewed them. It is the Buddhist belief that the healing power...
About Mary Lou Chmura
Embracing life, freezing time and staying focused, while immersing myself in the beauty of each moment as it unfolds through my lens, keeps my spirit in a state of flow; a feeling of being one with the 'Universe'....Mary Lou Chmura
Hello and Welcome to, "Mlcfineartphotography". My name is Mary Lou Chmura aka. 'Lou' for short.
My passion for photography has been a lifelong passion; is immeasurable and resonates from a place deep within.
Although, my passion for photography is immeasurable it is not my only passion by any means.
Having struggled for a good part of my life with communication and effective ways to express my inner world. I have developed a repertoire, so to speak of creative and...