sand painting

The sand painting is a techniqe used by few traditional societies in ceremonial context. Among the indians of north america it is been made as a process of healing, while chanting songs; The aboriginals of Australia draw and sign with sand in rituals while telling the myth to the initiates; The tibetian monks make an extremely complicated image of the world, as means of meditation, and end the ritual by rubbing it off as symbol of the temporality of existense.

Heara 8 - Comment on Schools and Hospitals