mandala

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mandala

(măn′dă-lă) [Sanskrit mandala, circle]
An ancient Hindu and Buddhist representation of the universe, used as a focal point for meditation.

Mandala

A design, usually circular, that appears in religion and art. In Buddhism and Hinduism, the mandala has religious ritual purposes and serves as a yantra (a geometric emblem or instrument of contemplation).
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