The Living Mandala
Welcome and thank you for visiting this website, I hope you find it interesting and maybe even useful !
I have set up the site in order to disseminate some correspondences that I have found between the mythologies of various cultures and a fundamental teaching from the Buddhist tradition. This relationship is not to be found in traditional Buddhism, being a result of my own personal observations and studies over a number of years. I plan to update the site on a regular basis.
The site consists of three main sections:
1) An introduction to what I shall call Archetypal Mandalas which offer a universal method of presenting the principal mythological figures of virtually any culture.
2) An introduction to a key Buddhist teaching followed by an explanation of how it is linked to this universal archetypal pattern.
3) An addendum page including access to relevant links.
Website created by: John Bradford, 2001 CE.
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