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Mauri of the Lion

Original painting Sold, acrylic and flashe on canvas, 300 x 300mm, 2014

Limited edition print available - scroll down and click 'add to cart'

"Mauri of the Lion" celebrates the 'mauri' or 'life force' of the Lion, which has been an incredibly powerful symbol and spirit animal for many cultures throughout the millenia of human history.

Ina Woolcott describes the Lion from a Shamanistic perspective as a symbol of "brotherhood, letting go of stress, strong family ties, strength, courage, energy, self fulfilment, feminine energy, co-operation, community, power of feminine energy, creativity, intuituion, imagination.

Lions reside in the Savannah's of Africa. The male looks regal with his mane, and hence they are also known as the king of the cats. The coarse grasses and scattered trees to be found there offer little protection from the outside world and make them a prime target for hunters. Lions are frequently spotted lying around not doing much. They seem to be radiating the words don't bother me ‘cause I’m busy relaxing - one reason why the energy of fearlessness has been linked to this proud animal. Mankind associates the Lion with fearlessness because of its mighty roar. From the Lion we can learn how to be fearless if we allow ourselves to relax long enough to learn from it."¬†

Limited Edition Print

Limited edition of 95 signed prints available on matte paper of museum archival quality called hahnemuhle photo rag 308gsm. Image size is 700mm high x 700mm wide surrounded by an unprinted white border.  Shipping is FREE within NZ and $35 everywhere else (prices are NZD).  Unframed print arrives sealed in protective tube or sleeve.

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