4.9 - The Mandala Message with Morgan Manley (Visionary Artist & Live-Painter)

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Summary: <p>Morgan Mandala is a mindful master of the imagination who merges the world of spirit with matter in her magical artwork. As a painter, Morgan travels the world to perform her art on stage during live music events at some of the coolest transformational festivals on Earth. Join us for a conversation about symbols, spirit, and sychronicity. You might just take away some inspiration for your own creative journey! </p><h1><br></h1><p><em>Want to see the video version of this episode? - </em><a href="https://youtu.be/BNWzpcx0dCk" target="_blank">https://youtu.be/BNWzpcx0dCk</a></p><br><p><a href="https://www.patreon.com/innerverse" target="_blank"><em>Subscribe to InnerVerse Plus+</em></a></p><p><em> for the extended version of this podcast!</em></p><p><br></p><h1>Check out visionary art by Morgan Mandala:</h1><h1> <a href="https://www.morganmandala.com/" target="_blank">https://www.morganmandala.com/</a> </h1><p><br></p><p><br></p><h2> <strong>Topics (</strong><a href="https://www.innnerversepodcast.com/season-4/morgan-mandala" target="_blank"><strong>View on IP Website</strong></a><strong>)</strong> </h2><p>⦁ <a href="https://www.rainbowserpent.net/" target="_blank">Rainbow Serpent Festival 2018</a></p><p>⦁ The beautiful by-products of creating your own path</p><p>⦁ The selfless synergy between visionary creators</p><p>⦁ <a href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BfwF8kAjHW3/?taken-by=morganmandala" target="_blank">Big Threyda collaboration Morgan recently worked on</a></p><p>⦁ Morgan's take on symbolic literacy and archetypal reality</p><p>⦁ The "Portal" series with Morgan's frequent collaborator <a href="https://www.allofthisisforyou.com" target="_blank">Randall Roberts</a></p><p>⦁ The mystical power of art that's created with an excessive amount of attention to intention</p><p>⦁ Morgan describes the Ayahuasca experience</p><p>⦁ How communities collectively create what individuals are consciously experiencing and how different beliefs could literally change reality</p><p>⦁ How studying philosophy and art influenced Morgan's life direction</p><p>⦁ The fractality of the universe and the infinite dimensions of zooming in or out of the micro and macrocosms</p><p>⦁ Speculations on the simulation theory of the universe</p><p>⦁ The artist as decider of their own value systems</p><p>⦁ Morgan describes the goddesses that inspired her recent painting, "Trinity,"</p><p>⦁ The mythos of the muse and her requirement that you show some discipline</p><p>⦁ The dual nature of the archetypal goddess as both creator and destroyer</p><p>⦁ A visit from Morgan's cat Moo Moo</p><br><p><br></p><p>This InnerVerse Plus+ extension was where the best parts of the interview happened including some fascinating sychronicity stories. Support your favorite podcast and get access to the full archive of awesome Plus+ episodes!</p><h2><br></h2><h2>Plus+ Extension (<a href="https://www.patreon.com/innerverse" target="_blank">Subscribe!</a>)</h2><p>⦁ The equality conspiracy and celebrating differences</p><p>⦁ How art teaches us that freedom and personal responsibility are connected</p><p>⦁ Coming together to imagine solutions to society's ills with transformational festivals</p><p>⦁ Morgan talks about what it's like to live paint on huge stages and create installations at festivals like Electric Forest </p><p>⦁ How the visionary artist serves as a neo-shamanic guide to those going through the early adulthood festival psychedelic rites of passage</p><p>⦁ How creative expression inspires the genius in others</p><p>⦁ Working through mental, physical or emotional stagnancy to make flow states easier to attain</p><p>⦁ Using nature and mindfulness practices to ground and discharge negative thoughts</p><p>⦁ The artist as a messenger between the platonic realm of idea and the human universe of matter</p><p>⦁ Finding beauty in the mundane by slowing down and paying attention to the moment</p><p>⦁ Morgan's adventures in the Amazon, Cambodia, and many other places around the world and synchronicity stories</p><p>⦁ How talking about and paying attention to synchronicities increases their occurrence</p><p>⦁ The mystery of memory and the doppelganger effect the traveler experiences</p><h1><br></h1><h1><em>Music in this episode:</em></h1><h1><a href="https://soundcloud.com/kalpataru-tree" target="_blank"><strong>Kalpataru Tree</strong></a></h1><p><br></p><br><hr><p style="color:grey;font-size:0.75em;"> See <a style="color:grey;" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" href="https://acast.com/privacy">acast.com/privacy</a> for privacy and opt-out information.</p>