Originator of the Candala – Lizzie Davies

Lizzie-Davies-photo 2017 The word ‘Candala’ and the concept of the art form was given to me in 2000 with the accompanying  words:

                                    North

                                     South

                                    East-West

                                    It is time to manifest the light

                                    In the centre of our world

The idea emerged directly out of my own experience of trauma counselling and my inability to speak. At my darkest hour, I cried out for help and was prompted to build  my prayer and make is visible. My prayer was for personal and collective reconciliation.

 

 

 

 

What is a Candala?

A Candala is an illuminated art form designed to light up our world. Built as an installation with positive intent, it is based on the circle and uses light and symbolic materials.