Friday, September 28, 2012
Mandalas are a timeless masterpiece, rich with traditions and symbolism. Each mandala is unique and conveys different meanings depending on who made it and what philosophies are believed by that individual. Mandalas are generally considered sacred objects with important teachings and a deity given to each one. Found in many different cultures and religions, from Buddhism, Hindu, Celtic, Native Americans, and many more the mandala has become a major symbol throughout history and even today. Yet many people don’t realize the significance or cultural meaning of this mighty symbol.
I have so many old shovels and sometimes I feel I shouldn't cut in to them when I see the odd qualities and the writing on them. I never truly know how old some are - hopefully I haven't cut one that could of sold on Sotherby's for $100,000!!
Horse Goddess and Irish symbol
Gifted to my Irish - horse loving BFF.