All posts tagged 1mandala

A Heart Heavy Design

Posted on October 17, 2012 at 6:57pm by Russell Maier Comments Off
A Heart Heavy Design

I’ve been spending lots of time with our 1Mandala site.  I’ve been focused on getting the core concepts refined, getting the Java script, the PHP and the HTML stuff working behind the scenes.  The result?  A very HEAD-heavy site.

But that’s not what the 1Mandala is about.  Its from the Heart. And now that the core-concepts, scripts and programming are in […]

Lost then Found

Posted on September 12, 2012 at 1:59pm by russs.net Comments Off
Lost then Found

I was asked by TrailAdventours, who are supporting the 1Mandala Guina’ang 1Book project, to tell the story of how it all began for their upcoming travel magazine.  Here it is!

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The village of Guina’ang is about as far away as you can get these days. Located 12 hours drive from Manila, then 2 hours by rough road, it is surrounded on […]

What are Mandalas?

Posted on August 15, 2012 at 1:38pm by russs.net Comments Off
What are Mandalas?

Mandalas are an ancient spiritual art-form that are found around the world in a myriad of cultures and mediums. Mandalas harness the magic of circular geometry.  Their creative process enables one or more folks to come together and organically unfold mesmerizingly beautiful co-creations.

Organic mandalas can be found everywhere in Nature– from flowers, to spider webs to the whorl of galaxies. […]

The 1Book’s impact unfolds…

Posted on July 31, 2012 at 9:59am by Russell Maier Comments Off
The 1Book’s impact unfolds…

I have just returned from a rugged bike ride to check on our Guina’ang 1Book project.  They say that “One good deed is greater than the grandest intention.”  Well, the greatness is even greater when you’ve got hundreds of deeds AND a great intention!

In the village of Guina’ang we have been staging a collaborative drive for 1Books from around the […]