Group Therapy Ideas
Nandi Elephant comes from India where elephants roam wild in the jungle as well as working for people. Indian elephants are strong and gentle and intelligent, they can pull and carry big loads. They are also used in ceremonies and processions where they are decorated with traditional bright painting, jewellery, flowers and rich trappings, like Nandi is.
Creating and then wearing a mask allows us to expose parts of ourselves that we are not usually willing to embrace in everyday life. Or, in contrast a mask may cover up who we really are at the moment, and then acts as a protective shield from our true feelings. Lastly, we could simply be trying on a different persona and allowing our imaginations to run wild!