What is a Grief Mandala Ritual?
Creating Grief Mandalas is a soothing ritual that allows you to express feelings when grief hits you. As Death Doula, Sarah Kerr says, in the same way as a river bank guides the flow of water, grief rituals create a structure to allow the grief to flow at a pace you can handle.
Natural materials used to create mandalas are temporary, as is life. These materials will fade, they may feel the heat of the sun or be drenched by rain and the wind may move them. And that’s part of the grief ritual. The intention of the ritual will remain with you always, while the materials used will remain throughout the days after the ritual, eventually returning to nature. Read more