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The mandala is one of Himalayan art’s most common symbols and is used for meditation. During the journey through the maze of the mandala, people consider common difficulties and struggles””like ego, greed, and fear””and take some time to self-reflect and be mindful. Inspired by the mandala, learn how to make your own maze out of paper and take a pause from everyday life to wander through!

Materials List:

  • Post-It Notes or pieces of paper
  • Cardboard or paper for a base
  • Pencil
  • Scissors
  • Tape or glue

Find step-by-step instructions here!

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General operating support of the Rubin Museum of Art is provided by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, as well as by generous donations from the Museum’s Board of Trustees, individual donors, and members.
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