Mandala Coloring Pages

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Mandala coloring page

Mandala coloring page

Mandala Coloring Pages – These beautiful circular designs are called mandalas. Mandalas are as old as history itself and mean “sacred circle” in Sanskrit. In various ancient and spiritual cultures including Buddhists, Tibetans, Hindus and North American Indians, the mandala has been used as a form of meditation, in sacred rites to aid in healing and to invoke spiritual energy. Mandalas have often represented life, nature, creation, wellness and the universe.

Today mandalas are used as a form of art therapy. Drawing and coloring mandalas is known to have a centering, calming effect for both children and adults. For elderly people, coloring mandalas helps them increase focus and concentration.  People are often intimidated by a big blank piece of paper and they may get anxious not knowing how or what to draw.   Pre-made mandalas help give people a comfortable starting place with little fear of failure. Just by adding a little bit of coloring, people suddenly become artists and have a great sense of accomplishment when they are done. You can use  coloring pencils, pen and ink, crayons or watercolor to color mandalas.

I had so much fun designing these mandala coloring pages – that in itself was therapeutic. I’ve created these pages with 12 mandalas to a page and also larger mandalas with two pages of 6 mandalas.  You can download the 12 mandalas to a page here and the 6 mandalas to a page here. Enjoy and happy coloring!

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Thanks for reading! ~ Jamey


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Jamey By Jamey Ekins
~ Being imaginative, crafty and artistic is just like breathing to me. I blog about crafting, design, kids fun and activities, DIY’s, crochet, sewing, art, recipes and more. You’ll find lots of free loot too including, patterns, printables, tutorials and downloads. New and creative ideas are posted frequently so stop by and check it out.




11 Comments on Mandala Coloring Pages

  1. Sandy Louden
    March 16, 2014 at 2:34 PM (3 years ago)

    Thanks, I just got my first Spectrum Noir pens and these will be for a learning process…love them…thanks!!

  2. Deanna
    March 17, 2014 at 8:05 AM (3 years ago)

    Hi Jamey, guess what my girls are coloring this morning??? Thank you for helping me keep them occupied and off the electronic devices!

  3. Mic
    April 8, 2014 at 8:12 AM (3 years ago)

    These are beautiful!

  4. Allison
    April 8, 2014 at 9:15 AM (3 years ago)

    Thank you Jamey! Just the inspiration I needed today. Art therapy to get the creative juices flowing again!!!

  5. Glee
    April 8, 2014 at 9:31 AM (3 years ago)

    Thank you! These are just amazing and so, so wonderful to have!

  6. Debbie
    October 16, 2014 at 2:16 PM (2 years ago)

    I would like to subscribe but the page is too lg and there is no right sidebar. Could you please sign me up? Thank you!

    • Jamey
      March 11, 2015 at 8:38 AM (2 years ago)

      Yep, I just did. Thanks for your request.
      ~ Jamey

  7. Tonya
    April 8, 2015 at 9:03 PM (2 years ago)

    Gorgeous! I may ned to print for me to colour in as well as the kids!

  8. madame butterfly
    April 23, 2015 at 9:20 PM (2 years ago)

    wow! this is great! its true that coloring is now use as art therapy. this is good not only for kids bu also for adults.. Coloring gives you focus and concentration. It can also help you to relax. Coloring has been my way of having time for myself.

  9. Vickie
    January 14, 2016 at 3:16 PM (9 months ago)

    Thanks so much for these free printables to color.

    • Jamey
      January 19, 2016 at 11:12 AM (9 months ago)

      You’re very welcome Vickie. Thanks for checking out my blog.
      ~ Jamey


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