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“Convergence”

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Today’s mandala (24/31) visual asserts the theory that although we see ourselves on separate paths, all roads lead to the same destination and we will at some point re-enter the non-physical to discover we generate from One Source.  That’s all that really needs to be said, but it seems a very short blog post, so I will ramble on a bit and justify.  This mandala has nine segments, in numerology, the nine is associated with integrity and wisdom (Dan Millman “The Life You Were Born to Live”.  Nine also symbolizes completion.  If this all sounds too profound  I will offer the alternative title of “Moon on a Pole”.

 

Filed under: Healing Art, Mandalas

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As a Phoenix native, Vikki Reed's vibrant watercolors of desert botanicals evolved from her love and appreciation of the desert's ability to produce tender beauty in the midst of harsh conditions. The mandala series which began in 2004 resurrects a childhood knowledge that mandalas are a primordial tool for centering and healing. Vikki studied in the 1980s with watercolor greats Irving Shapiro and Paul Kuo, and began exhibiting at the outdoor shows in Arizona, Nevada and New Mexico after Paul's encouragement. This led to gallery representation with the Wickenburg Gallery and Work of Artist's Gallery. Vikki also exhibited at the Celebration of Fine Art for eight years. Before taking sabbatical to act as caregiver for her father in 2010, Vikki was featured in a one woman show at the Northern Trust Bank in January 2008 and was selected to create an ornament for the White House Christmas Tree that same year. Vikki's current focus, the Mandala Series, combines ancient symbolism and the healing power of color.

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