The name mandala comes from the Sanskrit word for circle and refers to the sense of wholeness created by circular forms. These complex words of art combine geometric patterns and layers of meaning to create a masterpiece, acts , as a symbol , meditation exercise and holy blessing all in one. They represent the ideal form of the universe from a reality of suffering to one of the enlignment. Comprised of three basic layers. The outer meaning represents the divine form of the universe. The inner meaning creates a map to giufe the mind to enlightenment.