YOU AS MANDALA: Gridworker’s Embodiment
You As Earth Embodied
Connect to your spherical electromagnetic field. Stand solid and straight. Reach your arms out to your sides. At the tips of your fingers, imagine your energy field as a bubble or sphere that wide around you in all directions, with you at the core. This is your Personal Sphere. Your field.
To transverse and explore your field, you will need to outline the landscape. You can trace out quadrants and sectors on your personal sphere, much like navigators and cartographers trace longitude and latitude lines on the earth. To locate where you are and chart courses for where you want to go.
Your attention is the driver. Your sensations, what you feel and sense is the vehicle. You direct your attention. Anywhere your attention flows, energy goes.
Tune Your Field to Reflect the Earth
You make the intention to feel your sensations in relation to planet earth. Then, your sensory field is attuned to this. All the sensations you feel and notice are a feedback mechanism to explore the earth and earth energy grids. You can use your body and field as a mandala.
A mandala is map, a symbol, a representation of the universe through space and time. You can employ a mandala as a tangible tool to connect with and access the energy of something.
You can use the sphere, the torus of your field as a way to tune in to the universe, to another human, to the planet, to anything. Just as a reflexologist would use the reflex map of your foot to access the entire body, you can use your awareness field as a mandala – as a embodiend “map”.
A mandala is a “geometric figure representing the universe”. It is a “spiritual or ritual geometric configuration of symbols or a map”, “a cosmic diagram that shows us our relation to the infinite, the world that extends beyond and within our minds and bodies.” In various spiritual traditions, mandalas may be employed for focusing attention of practitioners and adepts, as a spiritual guidance tool, for establishing a sacred space and as an aid to meditation and trance induction.
Carl Jung described this process is that of the ascending spiral, which grows upward while simultaneously returning again and again to the same point. Creating mandalas helps stabilize, integrate, and re-order inner life.
According to the psychologist David Fontana, its symbolic nature can help one "to access progressively deeper levels of the unconscious, ultimately assisting the meditator to experience a mystical sense of oneness with the ultimate unity from which the cosmos in all its manifold forms arises.”