Every once in a while a book appears which, right away, becomes a classic in its field. Until it gets into print, we don t realize how much it has been needed, because there has been nothing available to remind us that there is a gap in the existing literature. Such a book is Susanne F. Fincher s "Creating Mandalas." "Journal of the American Art Therapy Association
Susanne Fincher s practical guide gathers European, African, Eastern, Native American, and other mythological perspectives and blends them with Jungian theory and her personal experience. This anatomy of the mandala will be useful to artists, therapists, and others who enter the magic circle. Shaun McNiff, author of "Art as Medicine"
The essential tool for anyone with an ounce of creativity. The stories about the meaning of numbers, forms, and colors in mandalas are fascinating." "Mandala" magazine
Fincher s book is warm, direct, and easily comprehended in its healing mission. This book is a mandala in its own right, and it is healing simply to read it. from the Foreword by Robert A. Johnson
Creating Mandalas reads with grace and surety, making something exotic and remote now appear immediate and available. There is a wonderful fusion of ancient and contemporary observations and wisdom. Peter London, author of "No More Secondhand Art ""show more