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Christopher John Hobby is a British artist who has long done sculptural, mosaic , textile, and stained glass art. He attended the Chelsea School of Art in London, describes himself as a "practicing artist", and in 1998 made a presentation to Queen Elizabeth of one of his stained glass sculptures. His art in its various forms has been widely viewed and celebrated on television and in publications, and has been widely shown in galleries and collected.
His interest in Mandalas is spiritual. He has drawn thousands of them. The word "mandala" is from the classical Indian language of Sanskrit, meaning "circle" or "completion." Of Hindu origin, the Mandala is also used in other religions including Buddhism and even Christianity and Islam, and in various cultures. It has been interpreted to represent the wholeness of life, and may be seen as a model for the organizational structure of life itself--a cosmic diagram that reminds us of our relation to the infinite. Hobby draws them exquisitely.
Christopher John Hobby's Mandalas on the Web