4.9 - The Mandala Message with Morgan Manley (Visionary Artist & Live-Painter)
Published March 29, 2018
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    Morgan Mandala is a mindful master of the imagination who merges the world of spirit with matter in her magical artwork. As a painter, Morgan travels the world to perform her art on stage during live music events at some of the coolest transformational festivals on Earth. Join us for a conversation about symbols, spirit, and sychronicity. You might just take away some inspiration for your own creative journey!

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    Rainbow Serpent Festival 2018

    ⦁ The beautiful by-products of creating your own path

    ⦁ The selfless synergy between visionary creators

    Big Threyda collaboration Morgan recently worked on

    ⦁ Morgan's take on symbolic literacy and archetypal reality

    ⦁ The "Portal" series with Morgan's frequent collaborator Randall Roberts

    ⦁ The mystical power of art that's created with an excessive amount of attention to intention

    ⦁ Morgan describes the Ayahuasca experience

    ⦁ How communities collectively create what individuals are consciously experiencing and how different beliefs could literally change reality

    ⦁ How studying philosophy and art influenced Morgan's life direction

    ⦁ The fractality of the universe and the infinite dimensions of zooming in or out of the micro and macrocosms

    ⦁ Speculations on the simulation theory of the universe

    ⦁ The artist as decider of their own value systems

    ⦁ Morgan describes the goddesses that inspired her recent painting, "Trinity,"

    ⦁ The mythos of the muse and her requirement that you show some discipline

    ⦁ The dual nature of the archetypal goddess as both creator and destroyer

    ⦁ A visit from Morgan's cat Moo Moo

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    ⦁ The equality conspiracy and celebrating differences

    ⦁ How art teaches us that freedom and personal responsibility are connected

    ⦁ Coming together to imagine solutions to society's ills with transformational festivals

    ⦁ Morgan talks about what it's like to live paint on huge stages and create installations at festivals like Electric Forest 

    ⦁ How the visionary artist serves as a neo-shamanic guide to those going through the early adulthood festival psychedelic rites of passage

    ⦁ How creative expression inspires the genius in others

    ⦁ Working through mental, physical or emotional stagnancy to make flow states easier to attain

    ⦁ Using nature and mindfulness practices to ground and discharge negative thoughts

    ⦁ The artist as a messenger between the platonic realm of idea and the human universe of matter

    ⦁ Finding beauty in the mundane by slowing down and paying attention to the moment

    ⦁ Morgan's adventures in the Amazon, Cambodia, and many other places around the world and synchronicity stories

    ⦁ How talking about and paying attention to synchronicities increases their occurrence

    ⦁ The mystery of memory and the doppelganger effect the traveler experiences

    Music in this episode:

    Kalpataru Tree

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